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Title: Corrosion of magnesium in aqueous halides
Authors: Augustin, C O
Issue Date: Nov-1994
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: The effects of NaF, NaCI, NaBr and Nal at various concentrations up to 0.5 M, on the corrosion of magnesium have been investigated by galvanostatic polarization and atomic absorption spectrocopy (AAS). The corrosion parameters namely, open circuit potential corrosion potential and corrosion current have been obtained from polarization experiments using a three electrode set up. Influence of different halide ions and their concentration on the corrosion have been enunciated. The extent of electrochemical dissolution of anode observed in polarization method has been compared with the magnesium content in the medium by AAS. The anode weight loss calculated by AAS is found to be higher than by polarization method.
Page(s): 363-365
ISSN: 0975-0991 (Online); 0971-457X (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJCT Vol.01(6) [November 1994]

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