Science Journal of Chemistry

Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023

  • Schiff Base and Its Metal Complexes as Ecofriendly Pitting Corrosion Inhibitors on ASTM-A36 Low Carbon Steel in Corrosive Oil and Gas Well Treatment Fluids

    Chimezie Peter Ozoemena, Ekerete Jackson Boekom, Ekaete Jacob Abai, Essien Kufre Edet, Inemesit Asuquo Akpan

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 168-188
    Received: Jun. 16, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 14, 2023
    Published: Sep. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: A high yield (74.63%) bidentate Schiff base ligand was synthesized from the condensation reaction of 4-aminophenol and 4-diethylamino-2-hydroxybenzaldehyde by the reflux method. Its transition metal complexes of Ni, Cu and Zn were prepared from the corresponding metal salts in methanol solution using the same procedure. The chemical structure of th... Show More
  • Graphene-Like Biochar from Agricultural Waste for Cyanide Removal: Kinetic Study and Adsorption Isotherms

    Djè Daniel Yannick, Yacouba Zoungranan, Kouassi Kouadio Dobi-Brice, Ekou Lynda, Ekou Tchirioua

    Issue: Volume 11, Issue 5, October 2023
    Pages: 189-196
    Received: Aug. 17, 2023
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2023
    Published: Sep. 20, 2023
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    Abstract: Cyanide is well-known for its toxic nature and is frequently employed in the mining and chemical industries. The discharge of wastewater containing cyanide into the natural environment in various forms poses a serious threat to human health and the ecosystem. In fact, its presence can inhibit mitochondrial function in humans, leading to headaches, ... Show More