Article - 20 Jul 2001
Cerium is the most abundant of the rare earth metals. It is malleable and oxidises readily at room temperature. It is used in pyrophoric alloys for cigarette lighters and in the making of some...
Article - 23 Mar 2018
There are a multitude of available test procedures and methods for water and wastewater treatment operators. They range from colorimetric, titrimetric, electrometric (meter & probe), turbimetric,...
Article - 12 Dec 2017
Coal is one of the most essential fossil fuels. In 2012, the worldwide stone coal output was about 6.6 billion metric tons.
Article - 28 Jun 2016
Weathering steel (WS), also known as low‐alloy steel, are steels with a carbon content of less than 0.2 wt. % to which mainly Cu, Cr, Ni, P, Si and Mn are added as alloying elements to a total...
Article - 18 Dec 2012
Copper has been used by man for thousands of years. It was first used to make coins and ornaments in 8000 B.C. By 5500 B.C. copper tools were invented which aided civilization to emerge from the Stone...
Article - 6 Oct 2012
Various test methods have been used to study hot corrosion. Immersion testing (or crucible testing), which was the first laboratory test method, is not considered reliable for simulating the gas...
Article - 19 May 2012
In this study three different geopolymer compositions have been investigated and characterized as potential biomaterials.
Article - 15 Dec 2005
A study has been done on the structural transformations of the pseudoboehmite - one of the main precursors of ƒÑ-alumina. In this investigation pseudoboehmite has been synthesized through a...
Article - 26 Feb 2002
Galvanized coatings have extraordinary properties than other protective coatings, in their resistance to oxidation and weathering. When paint coatings are breached, they become degraded by under-film...
Article - 29 Jul 2001
Black was the first person to recognize magnesium (Mg) as an element in 1755. Later, in 1808, Davy isolated this element by evaporating mercury from a magnesium amalgam.