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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 167487, 6 pages
Research Article

Evaluation of Nitrilotrimethylene Phosphonic Acid and Nitrilotriacetic Acid as Corrosion Inhibitors of Mild Steel in Sea Water

1Department of Chemistry, VSS University of Technology, Burla, Orissa 768018, India
2Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007, India

Received 12 June 2011; Accepted 7 July 2011

Academic Editors: F. Cabrera-Escribano and K. Kusabiraki

Copyright © 2011 P. K. Kar and Gurmeet Singh. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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