- Reviews fundamentals of corrosion and coatings for corrosion control before delving into a discussion of intelligent coatings-useful for researchers and grad students new to the subject
- Covers the most current developments in intelligent coatings for corrosion control as presented by top researchers in the field
- Includes many examples of current and potential applications of smart coatings to a variety of corrosion problems
1. Corrosion and corrosion control through coatings 2. Intelligent coatings: from cradle to cradle 3. The importance of corrosion and the necessity of applying intelligent coatings for its control 4. Engineering aspects involved in the pilot scale production of modern paint or coatings 5. Electroactive-based polymer anticorrosive coatings 6. Innovative luminescent vitreous enameled coatings 7. Nanostructured conducting polymer and superhydrophobic anti-corrosion coatings 8. Smart inorganic and organic pretreatment coatings for the inhibition of corrosion on metal alloys 9. Anticorrosion coatings with self-recovering ability based on damage-triggered micro- and nanocontainers 10. Smart protection from inhibitor doped coatings 11. Vanadium oxides smart coatings and their applications 12. Intelligent green conversion coating 13. Intelligent stannate based coatings of self-healing functionality for magnesium alloys 14. Zinc-rich coatings in the way of novel hybrid paints incorporated with nano-size inhibitor and electrical conducting particles 15. One-part microcapsule based self-healing coatings for corrosion protection: design strategy and examples 16. Synthesis and characterization of self-healing coatings for the corrosion protection of steel 17. Economical synthesis of organometallic compounds/precursors and low temperature coating over metallic/alloys/ graphite systems 18. Corrosion protective coatings for ti and ti alloys substrates 19. Characterization of high performance protective coatings for use on culturally significant works 20. Laser-induced plasma spectroscopy for the analysis and characterization of coatings 21. Corrosion monitoring through florescence phenomenon 22. Optical sensors for corrosion monitoring 23. Monitoring corrosion with spectroscopic techniques
Dr. Tiwari specializes in the development of novel materials, such as coatings for corrosion protection, bio-inspired biocompatible materials, hybrid materials for fiber reinforced composites, graphene films and coatings. He has invented seven international patent-pending technologies that have been transferred to industries, including a unique non-carcinogenic corrosion protection coating SiloXelTM that is targeting the $300 million non-chromate conversion coating market. He has been actively engaged in various fields of polymer science, engineering, and technology and has published several scientific peer reviewed journal papers, book chapters and books related to material science. He is an active reviewer of several leading international journals and acts as associate editor of the journal Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science.
Dr. Hihara is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He has a Ph.D. in Metallurgy from M.I.T. Dr. Hihara's research interests include corrosion behavior of advanced materials in Hawaii's micro-climates, corrosion behavior of SiC/Al, boron carbide/Al, alumina/Al, and Si/Al metal-matrix composites, corrosion of microelectromechanical systems, and materials compatibility of metal alloys coupled to polymer-matrix and ceramic-matrix composites. He has published extensively in the areas of corrosion science and coatings.
Dr. Rawlins is an Associate Professor in the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials at the University of Southern Mississippi. From 2000 to 2004 he was Senior Research Chemist/Technical Marketing Manager of Powder Coating Raw Materials at Bayer Corporation. He owns more than ten patents, including several in the area of coatings. His research interests include polymer design for thermosetting systems; polymer-coated surfaces; polymer interpenetrating networks; compatible and incompatible blending in crosslinked polymer systems; forensic analysis of polymers, coatings, adhesives, fibers, films; Structure property-relationships with crosslinked polymer systems; raw material development from natural and renewable resources; chemical and biological agent permeability with crosslinked systems, and intelligent and responsive polymers. Dr. Rawlins has a Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering.