Nnanake Offiong - Inhibition of Mild Steel Corrosion in Hydrochloric Acid Solution by Ciprofloxacin Drug

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      Publication Details (including relevant citation   information):

      Akpan, I A. & Offiong, N.O. (2013). Inhibition of Mild Steel   Corrosion in Hydrochloric Acid Solution by Ciprofloxacin Drug.   International Journal of Corrosion, DOI:10.1155/2013/301689.


      The inhibition of mild steel corrosion in hydrochloric acid   solution by ciprofloxacin drug as an eco-friendly and   commercially available inhibitor was studied at room temperature   by weight loss technique. It was found that the test drug has a   promising inhibitory action against corrosion of mild steel in   the medium investigated. The inhibition efficiency was found to   increase with a corresponding increase in the concentration of   the inhibitor. It was also found that the adsorption as well as   the inhibition process followed a first-order kinetics and obeyed   Langmuir’s adsorption isotherm.

      Address (URL): http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijc/2013/301689/