Synthesis and Characterization of a Bis-Pyrazoline Derivative as Corrosion Inhibitor for A283 Carbon Steel in 1M HCl: Electrochemical, Surface, DFT and MD Simulation Studies

  • I. Selatnia
  • A. SidEmail author
  • M. Benahmed
  • O. Dammene debbih
  • T. Ozturk
  • N. Gherraf


The effect of a new synthesized bis-pyrazoline derivative namely: 5,5'-(1,4-phenylene) bis [1‑formyl-4,5-dihydro-3-phenyl-1H pyrazole] (Bis-Pyr) on carbon steel corrosion in 1M HCl was investigated using weight loss, potentiodynamic polarization and EIS measurement. DFT calculation and molecular dynamics simulation were used to confirm the experimental results. The results showed that inhibition efficiency of the (Bis-Pyr) compound increases with the increase of its concentration and acts as a mixed type inhibitor, e.i affecting both anodic and cathodic reactions. The adsorption of the compound on steel surface is both physical and chemical adsorptions and follows Langmuir isotherm. The surface morphology of the steel surface was carried out by scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The data obtained from theoretical and experimental studies were in reasonable agreement.


carbon steel corrosion bis-pyrazoline derivative SEM DFT 



The authors express their sincere thanks to the directors of the laboratories (LCATM), (LSAME) of Larbi ben M’Hidi University, Oum El Bouaghi and the director of laboratory (LMBAA) of Tebessa University, Algeria for their support of this work. The help rendered by Doctor Paul MOSSET, Rennes-1 university luck now for spectral analysis was also gratefully knowledge.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Selatnia
    • 1
  • A. Sid
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Benahmed
    • 2
  • O. Dammene debbih
    • 1
  • T. Ozturk
    • 3
  • N. Gherraf
    • 4
  1. 1.Laboratory of Analytical Sciences, Matrials and Envirromental (LSAME). Material Sciences Departement. Larbi Ben M’Hidi UniversityOum El BouaghiAlgeria
  2. 2.Laboratory of Bioactif Molecules and Applications. Tebessa UniversityTebessaAlgeria
  3. 3.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Letters, Istanbul Technical UniversityMaslak, IstanbulTurkey
  4. 4.Laboratory des Ressources Naturelles et Aménagement des Milieux Sensibles, Larbi ben M’Hidi UniversityOum El BouaghiAlgeria

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