Intelligent Coatings for Corrosion Control

1st Edition

Editors: Atul Tiwari Lloyd Hihara James Rawlins
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124114678
eBook ISBN: 9780124115347
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 24th October 2014
Page Count: 746
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Intelligent Coatings for Corrosion Control covers the most current and comprehensive information on the emerging field of intelligent coatings. The book begins with a fundamental discussion of corrosion and corrosion protection through coatings, setting the stage for deeper discussion of the various types of smart coatings currently in use and in development, outlining their methods of synthesis and characterization, and their applications in a variety of corrosion settings. Further chapters provide insight into the ongoing research, current trends, and technical challenges in this rapidly progressing field.

Key Features

  • Reviews fundamentals of corrosion and coatings for corrosion control before delving into a discussion of intelligent coatings—useful for researchers and grad students new to the subject
  • Covers the most current developments in intelligent coatings for corrosion control as presented by top researchers in the field
  • Includes many examples of current and potential applications of smart coatings to a variety of corrosion problems


Materials scientists, chemical engineers and corrosion experts working in the coatings area; researchers and graduate students.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Electrochemical Aspects of Corrosion-Control Coatings

    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Introduction
    • 1.2 Corrosion
    • 1.3 Coatings
    • 1.4 Conclusions
  • Chapter 2: The Importance of Corrosion and the Necessity of Applying Intelligent Coatings for Its Control

    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Low Temperature Intelligent Coatings
    • 2.3 Encapsulation for Self-Healing Coatings
    • 2.4 Cathodic Protection
    • 2.5 High Temperature Intelligent Coatings
    • 2.6 Hot Corrosion
    • 2.7 Surface Coating Technologies
    • 2.8 Influence of Major and Trace Elements
    • 2.9 Concept of Intelligent Coatings
    • 2.10 Conclusion and Outlook
  • Chapter 3: Smart Inorganic and Organic Pretreatment Coatings for the Inhibition of Corrosion on Metals/Alloys

    • Abstract
    • Acknowledgments
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Designing Smart Coatings for Corrosion Protection
    • 3.3 Pretreatment Coatings
    • 3.4 Nonmetallic-Inorganic Pretreatment Coatings
    • 3.5 Organic Pretreatment Coatings
    • 3.6 Conclusions
  • Chapter 4: Low Temperature Coating Deriving from Metal-Organic Precursors: An Economical and Environmentally Benign Approach

    • Abstract
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Chemical Vapor Deposition: MOCVD Variant Techniques
    • 4.3 Organometallic Precursors: Economical Bulk Synthesis
    • 4.4 Liquid Delivery Systems: Effect of Solvent
    • 4.5 Organometallic Precursor Chemistry
    • 4.6 Nucleation and Growth Mechanisms
    • 4.7 Coating Damage Mechanisms
    • 4.8 Conclusion and Outlook
  • Chapter 5: Synthesis and Evaluation of Self-Healing Cerium-Doped Silane Hybrid Coatings on Steel Surfaces

    • Abstract
    • Acknowledgments
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Experimental Procedure
    • 5.3 Results and Discussion
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About the Editor

Atul Tiwari

Dr. Tiwari specializes in the development of novel materials, such as coatings for corrosion protection, bio-inspired biocompatible materials, hybrid materials for fiber reinforced composites, graphene films and coatings. He has invented seven international patent-pending technologies that have been transferred to industries, including a unique non-carcinogenic corrosion protection coating SiloXelTM that is targeting the $300 million non-chromate conversion coating market. He has been actively engaged in various fields of polymer science, engineering, and technology and has published several scientific peer reviewed journal papers, book chapters and books related to material science. He is an active reviewer of several leading international journals and acts as associate editor of the journal Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

Lloyd Hihara

Dr. Hihara is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has a Ph.D. in Metallurgy from M.I.T. Dr. Hihara’s research interests include corrosion behavior of advanced materials in Hawaii’s micro-climates, corrosion behavior of SiC/Al, boron carbide/Al, alumina/Al, and Si/Al metal-matrix composites, corrosion of microelectromechanical systems, and materials compatibility of metal alloys coupled to polymer-matrix and ceramic-matrix composites. He has published extensively in the areas of corrosion science and coatings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA

James Rawlins

Dr. Rawlins is an Associate Professor in the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi. From 2000 to 2004 he was Senior Research Chemist/Technical Marketing Manager of Powder Coating Raw Materials at Bayer Corporation. He owns more than ten patents, including several in the area of coatings. His research interests include polymer design for thermosetting systems; polymer-coated surfaces; polymer interpenetrating networks; compatible and incompatible blending in crosslinked polymer systems; forensic analysis of polymers, coatings, adhesives, fibers, films; Structure property-relationships with crosslinked polymer systems; raw material development from natural and renewable resources; chemical and biological agent permeability with crosslinked systems, and intelligent and responsive polymers. Dr. Rawlins has a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, USA