International Journal of Industrial Chemistry

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List of Papers (Total 208)

Anticorrosive ability of electrochemically synthesized 2,2′-disulfanediyldianiline for mild steel corrosion: electrochemical and thermodynamic studies

The corrosion inhibition property of electrochemically synthesized 2,2′-disulfanediyldianiline compound was investigated for mild steel in 1 M HCl using electrochemical and weight loss techniques. The morphology of steel surface was examined using SEM and optical microscopy. Thermodynamic parameters were determined and discussed. To study the effect of the molecular structure of...

Synthesis and evaluations of Fe3O4–TiO2–Ag nanocomposites for photocatalytic degradation of 4-chlorophenol (4-CP): effect of Ag and Fe compositions

This work reports the synthesis of nanocomposites of Fe3O4–TiO2–Ag with different weight concentrations of iron (Fe) and silver (Ag) doped on TiO2. The nanocomposites were prepared by a novel and facile ultrasonic-assisted hydrothermal method, and their effectiveness was evaluated for photocatalytic degradation. X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, Fourier transform...

Study of anti-corrosion activity of Algerian L. stoechas oil on C38 carbon steel in 1 M HCl medium

The current study was designed to give more knowledge and helping to exploit the leaves of the plants L. stoechas collected in Tlemcen region in the west of Algeria by determining the anti-corrosive activity of its essential oil. The inhibitory efficiency of the essential oil of the plant obtained by hydrodistillation and characterized by GC and GC/MS was studied using...

Catalytic oxidation of SO2 by novel Mn/copper slag nanocatalyst and optimization by Box-Behnken design

In this research, the oxidation of sulfur dioxide (SO2) gases is investigated by Mn/copper slag nanocatalyst (Mn/CS) as a novel catalyst at low temperatures. The removal of SO2 gas from industrial exhaust is important to reduce environmental pollution. The SO2 gas in aqueous solution was oxidized and converted to sulfuric acid as an energy source by Mn/CS in the semi-batch...

Efficacies of sodium nitrite and sodium citrate–zinc acetate mixture to inhibit steel rebar corrosion in simulated concrete interstitial solution contaminated with NaCl

Investigations were carried out to compare the effectiveness of compounds such as sodium nitrite, trisodium citrate (TSC) and TSC–zinc acetate to inhibit the corrosion of steel rebar in simulated concrete interstitial solution contaminated with chloride and to explain the mechanism of corrosion inhibition on reinforcing steel by these systems. Inhibition efficiency of these...

Design and synthesis of Zn0.3Fe0.45O3 nanoparticle for efficient removal of Congo red dye and its kinetic and isotherm investigation

Zn0.3Fe0.45O3 bimetallic oxide nanoparticle (ZnFeBONp) was synthesized and characterized by FESEM, EDS, XRD, BET, TEM and FT-IR techniques with the aim of exploring its application for removing of Congo red dye from waste samples. The effects of pH, contact time, adsorbent dosage and dye concentration on the removal of dye were investigated and optimized as pH 6.5, 40 min contact...

Characterization and in vitro release kinetics of antimalarials from whey protein-based hydrogel biocomposites

In this research, hydrogel biocomposites were prepared from whey protein isolate (WPI), reduced graphene oxide (rGO), and synthetic polymers in varied ratios. Their physicochemical properties were evaluated by FTIR, SEM, TGA, AFM, and TEM. FTIR spectra revealed significant peaks at 1167 cm−1 for C–O–C peak and at 1449 cm−1 for O–H bending for WPI and rGO, respectively. The...

Using white cement as a source of calcium oxide in Anorthite body

Anorthite is a rare compositional variety of plagioclase. This mineral is a type of calcium-rich plagioclase feldspar which has great properties such as low thermal expansion coefficient and high modulus of rupture. Therefore, physical properties of hard porcelain bodies will be improved by creating anorthite phase. According to limitation of anorthite natural sources, various...

Application of ZnO nanorods as an adsorbent material for the removal of As(III) from aqueous solution: kinetics, isotherms and thermodynamic studies

Removal of metals from wastewaters causes a big concern from the environmental point of view due to their extreme toxicity towards aquatic life and humans. Application of As(III) from aqueous solution by ZnO nanorods as adsorbent has been investigated in the present study. The synthesized nanorods were characterized by XRD, FT-IR spectroscopy, SEM, and thermogravimetric analysis...

Ni-supported catalysts for ethanol steam reforming: effect of the solvent and metallic precursor in catalyst preparation

Ethanol steam reforming was studied over Ni/MgAl2O4–CeO2 catalysts. The catalysts were prepared using different impregnation media (ethanol or water) and Ni precursors (nitrate or acetate). The use of an alcoholic solution did not affect the specific surface area, but promoted the NiO formation reducible at lower temperature affecting the Ni-support interactions and the Ce3+/Ce4...

An overview of problems and solutions for components subjected to fireside of boilers

In engineering applications, there are various types of boilers such as water tube boilers, fire tube boilers, packaged boiler, fluidized bed combustion boiler, pulverized fuel boiler and waste heat boilers. These boilers are used in different industries such as power plants, paper, and chemical. The present paper reports various problems (such as agglomeration, slagging, fouling...

Evaluation of a novel configuration of bottom flashing on dual distillation columns for saving energy

Vapor recompression and bottom flashing are among the developed technologies for enhancing energy efficiency of distillation processes. In this paper, a novel configuration of bottom flashing system is proposed for enhancing energy efficiency of dual columns such as direct distillation sequences. The system is designed to operate between two distillation columns. The proposed...

Effect of ultrasound on dyeing of wool fabric with acid dye

Wool fiber strength and handle is damaged by holding for prolonged periods at normal dyeing temperatures (98 °C). Lower dyeing temperatures can be employed to color wool whilst reducing damage caused to the fiber. However, these lower temperature dyeing processes often have a long dyeing time and/or require the addition of chemicals to achieve adequate dye exhaustion and...

Effect of γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles on rheological and volumetric properties of solutions containing polyethylene glycol

The effect of γ-Fe2O3 nanoparticles on the rheological and volumetric properties of polyethylene glycol with molar mass of 400 (g mol−1), PEG400, and the dilute solutions of PEG400-PEG2000 and PEG400-PEG6000 was investigated. PEGs with molar masses of 2000 and 6000 (g mol−1) were dissolved in PEG400 to prepare the homogeneous solutions. Rheological properties and the density...

Preparation and evaluation of the mixtures of sulfonate and phenate as lube oil additives

Lubricating oil additives impart new properties to oil or reinforce desirable properties already possessed by the oil. They are used to prevent sludge and varnish deposits in engines, to inhibit rust and corrosion, and to minimize wear and friction. Detergents, especially basic detergents, contain reserve base that will neutralize the acids, while this decreases the corrosive...

Synthesis and utilization of epoxidized polybutadiene rubber as an alternate compatibilizer in green-tire composites

In the present study, epoxidized polybutadiene rubber (EBR) was synthesized from commercial-grade cis-polybutadiene rubber (BR) and was characterized by NMR, FTIR, differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis and surface energy by contact angle measurement. To circumvent the drawback of the existing compatibilizers, the EBR was successfully used as an alternate...

Mass transfer efficiency of a tall and low plate free area liquid pulsed sieve-plate extraction column

Mass transfer performance is studied in a tall, thin, and low plate free area liquid pulsed sieve-plate extraction column. The 5.0 cm internal diameter column consists of eighty sieve plates with percent free area of only 13.5. The effects of pulsation intensity (product of amplitude and frequency) and dispersed phase velocity are studied on the extraction efficiency of the...

Assessment of the desulfurization of FCC vacuum gasoil and light cycle oil using ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium octylsulfate

Increasingly stringent fuel sulfur content requirements/legislations have resulted in intensive quest for alternative desulfurization technologies that will ensure the treatment of fuels to acceptable sulfur levels. In this regard, the extraction of sulfur compounds from gasoline and diesel oil by ionic liquids (ILs) may represent a green alternative to common...

Amphoteric gellan gum-based terpolymer–montmorillonite composite: synthesis, swelling, and dye adsorption studies

A terpolymer gel, Gellan gum-graft-poly(2-acrylamido-2-methyl-1-propanesulfonic acid-co-dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide) and its composite with the clay, Montmorillonite, was prepared by free-radical polymerization and crosslinking reactions in solution. The terpolymer gel and the clay composite were characterized using FTIR, TGA, SEM, and X-ray diffraction techniques...

Multi-site phase transfer catalyzed radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate in mixed aqueous–organic medium: a kinetic study

This work establishes the kinetics of radical polymerization of methyl methacrylate in an aqueous–organic two-phase system using 1,4-bis (triethylmethylammonium) benzene dichloride (TEMABDC) as multi-site phase transfer catalyst and potassium peroxydisulphate (K2S2O8) as water-soluble initiator at 60 ± 1 °C under nitrogen atmosphere. The role of concentrations of monomer...

Study of corrosion inhibition of C38 steel in 1 M HCl solution by polyethyleneiminemethylene phosphonic acid

A new class of corrosion inhibitors, namely, polyethyleneiminemethylene phosphonic acid (PEIMPA), was synthesized and its inhibiting action on the corrosion of C38 steel in 1 M HCl at 30 °C was investigated by various corrosion monitoring techniques such as weight loss measurements, potentiodynamic polarization, linear polarization resistance (Rp), and surface analysis (SEM and...

Adsorption of hydrogen sulphide over rhodium/silica and rhodium/alumina at 293 and 873 K, with co-adsorption of carbon monoxide and hydrogen

In this study, we have examined the adsorption of hydrogen sulphide and carbon monoxide over rhodium/silica and rhodium/alumina catalysts. Adsorption of hydrogen sulphide was measured at 293 and 873 K and at 873 K in a 1:1 ratio with hydrogen. At 293 K, over Rh/silica, hydrogen sulphide adsorption capacity was similar to that of carbon monoxide; however, over Rh/alumina, the...

Biodiesel production from castor oil: ANN modeling and kinetic parameter estimation

This research work concerns with the transesterification of castor oil with methanol to form biodiesel. As the free fatty acid content in castor oil is more than 1%, an acid catalyst namely, H2SO4 has been used for esterification. The experimental conditions were determined using central composite design method and the experiments were conducted in a 2 L working volume fully...

Preparation of environmentally friendly activated carbon for removal of pesticide from aqueous media

The preparation of eco-friendly low-cost silkworm feces activated carbon (SFAC) for the removal of oxamyl pesticide from aqueous solution has been investigated in batch experiments. Structure and morphology of SFAC were characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The specific surface...

Dodecyl methacrylate and vinyl acetate copolymers as viscosity modifier and pour point depressant for lubricating oil

The article presents application of homo polymer of dodecyl methacrylate (DDMA) and its copolymers with vinyl acetate (VA) as multifunctional additives for lubricant formulation. Homo polymer of DDMA and five copolymers of DDMA with VA at different molar ratios were synthesized by free radical polymerization method using azobisisobutyronitrile (AIBN) as initiator. The...