Colloid and Surface Science


Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Contamination Assessment of Potentially Toxic Metals in Road-Side Surface Soils Along Iwo-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria

    Emmanuel Adewuni Akintunde, Odunayo Timothy Ore, Solomon Sunday Durodola, Jolaade Eunice Sharaibi, Oluwaseun Blessing Adegbite

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: 3 December 2019
    Accepted: 25 December 2019
    Published: 6 January 2020
    Abstract: This study was carried out to assess the contamination levels of road-side surface soils by potentially toxic metals due to their persistence and bioaccumulative nature in the ecosystem. Surface soils were sampled at various equidistance points along Iwo-Ibadan expressway, Nigeria and were then digested and analyzed for elemental concentrations usi... Show More
  • Talinum triangulare (Waterleaf) Methanol Leaf Extract as Corrosion Inhibitor on Mild Steel Surface in H2SO4

    Vincent Ishmael Egbulefu Ajiwe, Chinedu Emmanuel Ejike

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 6-12
    Received: 28 November 2019
    Accepted: 20 December 2019
    Published: 8 January 2020
    Abstract: The inhibition effects of methanol leaf extract of Talinum triangulare on the corrosion of mild steel in 0.4, 0.5, 0.6 and 2.5M H2SO4 solution were determined in this study. The inhibition efficiency was evaluated and the mechanism of inhibition determined, with a view to determining the inhibitive potentials of the inhibitor with regard to corrosi... Show More