Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  6

Year :  2011

Pages :   963-964

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Corrosion Kinetics of Aluminium in Alkaline Medium



Address:   D.B. Patil1 and A.R. Sharma2
1Department of Chemistry, Institute of Science, Nagpur – 440 001, India
2Department of Chemistry, Manoharbhai Patel Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gondia – 441 614, India.
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ABSTRACT:
The kinetics of corrosion of Aluminium in alkaline medium by weight – loss method was investigated. The corrosion kinetics was studied in potassium hydroxide at various time intervals at 20.0 °C to 50.0 °C. The result showed that the corrosion rate vary with different time interval and different potassium hydroxide concentration. Further, the effect of temperature, specific reaction rate, half-life time, energy of activation, entropy of activation and enthalpy of activation was evaluated.
KEYWORDS:
Corrosion, Kinetics, Aluminium, Potassium hydroxide, Weight-loss.
Cite:
D.B. Patil, A.R. Sharma. Corrosion Kinetics of Aluminium in Alkaline Medium. Asian J. Research Chem. 4(6): June, 2011; Page 963-964.
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