Different heat treatments such as (Annealing, Normalizing, Hardening in oil, and Hardening in water) of low carbon steel (LCS) specimens were performed in electrical furnace at constant temperature of (850ºC). The aim of this work was to estimate the effect of each heat treatment of LCS specimens on their corrosion rate (CR) in sulfuric acid solutions at constant room temperature of (25±5ºC). The CR was measured, while the acid concentration (Cacid) and immersion time (T) were changed according to experimental plan. Computer program (Statgraphics/Experimental Design) was used to calculate the fitted linear model of corrosion rate of low carbon steel in terms of (Cacid, and T) for each heat treatment separately. The fitted linear models of CR were adequate, while the interactions of the operating parameters were negligible. The R- square statistic indicates that the models as fitted explain 81-93% of the variability in corrosion rate.
H. Chandler,” Metallurgy for the Non- Metallurgist”, ASM International, first printing, printed in USA, 1998.
Z. Dresslerová, P. Palček, and M. Uhričik,” Effect of heat treatment on the behavior of AZ31 and AZ91 magnesium alloys during the cyclic loading”, Materials Today Proceeding, vol.3, pp. 965 – 968, 2016.
K. H. Prabhudev, Handbook of heat treatment of steels, 12th ed. McGraw-Hill, 2008.
G. E. Totten, and M. A. H. Howes, Steel heat treatment book, Marcel Dekker Inc., 1997.
R. Barker, X. Hu, A. Neville, and S. Cushnaghan, “Inhibition of Flow-Induced Corrosion and Erosio-Corrosion for Carbon Steel Pipe Work from an Offshore Oil and Gas Facility”, CORROSION, vol.69, no.2, pp.193-203, Feb.2013.
D. Kesavan, M. Gopiraman, and N. Sulochana,” Green Inhibitors for Corrosion of Metals: A review”, Chem. Si. Lett, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-8, 2012.
J. G. Majeed, “Recovery of Sulfur Dioxide from Gas Mixture in Packed Bed Column, “International Journal of Energy and Environment”, vol.8, no.1, pp. 73-82, 2017.
A. Doner, R. Solmaz, M. Ozcan, and G. Kardas, “Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Thiazoles as Corrosion Inhibitor for Mild Steel in Sulphuric Acid Solution”, vol.53. no.9, pp. 2902-2913, 2011.
J. G. Majeed, “Volumetric Mass Transfer Coefficient of SO2 Gas Absorption into Aqueous Sodium Sulphite in Plate Column”, Modern Applied Science, vol.8, no.1, pp. 59-67, 2014.
R. A. Qassim, S. M. Mahdi, and J. G. Majeed, “The Behavior of Olive Stone Powder at High Temperature Steel Corrosion”, European Journal of Engineering and Science, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 27-30, 2018.
H. H. Vhligo, and W. Revie, Definition and Importance of Corrosion, an Introduction to Corrosion Science and Engineering, 4th ed. Hoboken New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2008.
R. A. Qassim, S. M. Mahdi, and J. G. Majeed,”Using Olive Stone Powder for Steel Corrosion Inhibition,” Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development, vol.22, no.2 (Part-1), pp. 1-9, 2018.
J. Gupta,” Mechanical and Wear Properties of Carburized Mild Steel Samples”, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, E Thesis @ NIT Rourkela, 2009.
J. M. Nagie,” The Effect of Cooling rate on Mechanical Properties of Carbon Steel (st 35)”, Dyala Journal of Engineering Sciences, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 109 – 118, 2014.
O. O. Joseph, O.S. Ojudun, and O. Leramo,” Effect of Heat Treatment on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of SAE 1925 Steel: Analysis by one-way ANOVA”, Journal of Material and Environment Science, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 101-106, 2015.
S. Pryadarshini, S. K. Anand, and O. Yadav,” Effect of Quenching Medium on Hardness of Three Gades of Steel – AISI 1040, 1050 and 4340”, International Journal for Research in Applied Science Engineering Technology (IJRASET), vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 133 – 135, 2016.
A. S. Fouda G. Y. Elewady, and M. N. El-Haddad,” Corrosion Inhibition of Carbon Steel in Acidic Solution Using Some Azodyes”, Canadian Journal on Scientific and Industrial Rsearch, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-18, 2011.
J. G. Majeed, B. A. Sadkhan,” Comparison of The Corrosion Inhibition Efficiencies of Low Carbon Steel in Different Acidic Mediums Using Some Poly Ethylene Glycols”, Journal of Engineering and Sustainable Development, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 165-181, 2013.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Submission of the manuscript represents that the manuscript has not been published previously and is not considered for publication elsewhere.