Publications

Publications In Refereed International Journals

1. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Polarization studies on low alloy boiler steel (T22) weldments in acid medium", Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 1990, 6/5, May, pp501-504.

2. L.John Berchmans, V.Kapali, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "General corrosion behavoiur of 9 Cr-1 Mo steel weldments in acidic environments", British Corrosion Journal, 1994, V.29, No. 2, pp143-146.

3. L.John Berchmans, S.Muralidharan, N.S.Rangasamy, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, S.Venkatakrishna Iyer "Stress corrosion and hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility studies on modified 9 Cr-1 Mo steel weldments in acidic and neutral media",British Corrosion Journal, 1996, V.31, No. 3, pp223-226.

4. N. Karuppiah, S.John, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Characterization of Electrodeposited Nickel- Cobalt Selective Black Coatings: Scanning Electron Microscopic Studies", Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 2002, Vol.18, No.7, pp 295-298.

5. N. Karuppiah, S.John, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Characterization of Electrodeposited Nickel- Cobalt Selective Black Coatings: Electron Probe Micro Analysis", Bulletin of Electrochemistry, 2002, Vol.18, No.7, pp 299-304.

6. P.J. Antony, S.Natarajan & R.Vaideeswaran "Corrosion and its inhibition in carbon steel flash butt resistance weldments used in power plants", (short communication) Jrl. of Steel and Related Materials, Steel Grips(1), 2003, No.1, pp77-78.

7. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Weldment corrosion and its inhibition in power- generating components", Jrl. of Corrosion prevention and control, 2003, Vol. 50, No.1, pp 7- 19.

8. R. Vaideeswaran, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "The corrosion Behaviour of Incoloy 825 weldments used in the process and petrochemical industries", Jrl. of Corrosion prevention and control, 2003, Vol. 50, No.2, pp 64-70.

9. S.Natarajan and V.Sivan, "High Temperature Corrosion and its Inhibition in Carbon Steel Fusion Weldments used in Power and Process plants"- Jrl. of Joining of Materials (JOM), 2003, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp 17-24.

10. P.J. Antony, S.Natarajan & R.Vaideeswaran "Corrosion and its inhibition in Induction Pressure weldments in carbon steel used in power plants" Jrl. of Corrosion prevention and control , 2003, Vol. 50, No.4, pp181-187.

11. M.K. Karthikeyan, S.Natarajan, R.Vaideeswaran "Weldment, corrosion and its control in active-passive materials used in power,process and petrochemical industries"(short communication), Jrl. of Steel and related materials, Steel grips(2), 2004, No.1, p78.

12. F. Gino prakash, S.Natarajan, R.Vaideeswaran "Weldment corrosion and its inhibition in power plant materials under neutral and alkaline environments" (short communication) Jrl. of Steel and related materials, Steel grips(2), 2004, No.2, p151.

13. P.Gerald Tennyson, S.Natarajan, V.Sivan "Influence of anodizing and conversion coatings on ZM21 magnesium alloy towards its surface characteristics and electrochemical properties" (short communication) Jrl. of Steel and related materials, Steel grips, 2004, No.5, S 398.

14. Istiaq Ahmed, S.Natarajan, V.Sivan, R.Vaideeswaran "General corrosion and stress corrosion behaviour of freely corroding and active passive materials used in power and petrochemical plants" (short communication) Jrl. of Steel and related materials, Steel grips, 2004, No.5, S 399.

15. S.Natarajan, V.Sivan, P.Gerald Tennyson, V.Ravikiran "Protective coatings on magnesium and its alloys - a critical review" Jrl. of Corrosion prevention and control , 2004, Vol. 51, No.4, pp142-163.

16. S. Natarajan, "Corrosion behaviour of GMA weldments in 1Cr-0.5Mo power plant steel", Australasian Welding Journal, 2005, Vol.50, second quarter, pp33-39.

17. S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Natarajan , "Influence of heat input on flux cored arc welded power plant carbon steel.", Int. Jrl. of Joining of Materials, 2006, 18(1), pp 19-26.

18. S.Natarajan, V.Ravikiran. "Evaluation of Electrochemical and Surface characteristics of Conversion Coatings on ZM21 Magnesium Alloy", Jrl. of Surface Engineering 2006, Vol.22, No.4, pp 1-7.

19. S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Natarajan , “Corrosion and its Inhibition in SA213-T22 TIG Weldments used in Power Plants under Neutral and Alkaline Environments”, Materials Science & Engg. A (ELSEVIER) 432, 2006, pp 47-51.

20. S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Natarajan, "Corrosion behaviour of flux cored arc weldments in carbon steel used in power plants", Jrl. of Steel and related materials, Steel grips, 4(2006) No.3, pp 207-211.

21. S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Natarajan, “Corrosion Behavior of Pulsed Gas Tungsten Arc Weldments in Power Plant Carbon Steel” – To appear in Jrl. of Materials Engg. & Performance (ASM-International) – Aug-2007 issue.

22. S.P.Kumaresh Babu, S.Natarajan. “ Influence of Heat Input on High Temperature Weldment Corrosion in Submerged Arc Welded Power Plant Carbon Steel”. To appear in Jrl. of Materials & Design (Elsevier) – (in Press). * * * *

Publications in National Journals

1. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan. "Corrosion Behavoiur of Steels Used in Boiler Plants", Jrl of Electrochemical Society of India, 1985, V.34, No.4, pp250-255.

2. S. John, N. Karuppiah, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "High Performance Electrodeposited Selective Surfaces of Nickel – Cobalt for the Photothermal Conversion of Solar Energy", Transactions of Metal Finishers Association of India’, 2002, Vol.11, No.2, pp 63-68.

3. S.Natarajan, S.P.Kumaresh babu & M.Ramesh “ Corrosion behaviour of gas tungsten arc welded 9Cr-1Mo power plant steel” - IWS journal March – 2007 issue pp:44-49.

Papers published in Proceedings of International Conferences

1. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan “High temperature weldment corrosion in SA 210 Gr A1 / carbon steel usedin process and power industries” – Intl. conf. on maintenance, inspection, corrosion management and plant reliability held at Baroda during 14- 16, Feb., 1991. pp SN – 1 to SN – 12. organized by IIM Baroda chapter.

2. V.Sivan, S.Natarajan & S.Singaravelu "Corrosion behaviour of type 347H austenitic stainless steel weldments in acid medium",International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures (ICSAS- 91), held at Singapore,May 22-24 ,1991,pp930-938, (Ed. Proc.Elsevier publication).

3. N.Karuppiah,S.John S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Electrodeposited nickel-cobalt thin films for photothermal conversion of solar energy "Intl Conf on Optical Materials Technology for Energy Efficiency and Solar Energy Conversion held during July 25-26 ,1991, organised by SPIE(U.S.A) V. 15, No. 36,pp215-221

4. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Impedance measurements and high temperature weldment Corrosion and its inhibition in 2.25 Cr- 1 Mo low alloy steel used in power plants"- COROCN – 1997, Ed. Proc. NACE-Elsevier publication. 1998, pp652-661.

5. R.Vaideeswaran, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan "Weldment Corrosion in dissimilar material Incoloy 800 Vs 2.25 Cr- 1 Mo steel used in Process and Power Plants" – CORCON – 1997, Ed. Proc. NACE-Elsevier publication. 1998, pp1093-1102.

6. A.Francis Joseph Arokia Raj, S.Natarajan, V.Sivan & V.Gopalakrishnan, "Microstructural observations and hardness measurements on aluminium coating diffused at high temperatures in stainless steel". Intl. Conf. on Emerging Corrosion Control strategies for the new millennium (GLOCORR-2002) held during Feb. 20-22, 2002 at New Delhi, organised by the National Corrosion Council of India. (Proc. available in CD).

7. A.Francis Joseph Arokia Raj, S.Natarajan. V.Sivan & V.Gopalakrishnan, "Evaluation of Corrosion and high temperature oxidation resistance of aluminium coating on stainless steel". Intl. Conf. on Emerging Corrosion Control strategies for the new millennium (GLOCORR-2002) held during Feb. 20–22, 2002 at New Delhi, organised by National Corrosion Council of India (Proc. available in CD).

8. S.John, N.Karuppiah, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan"Structural Analysis and Modelling of Electrodeposited Nickel-Cobalt Selective Black Coating for Solar Thermal Energy Conversion System". Seventh Intl. Symposium on Advances in Electrochemical Science and Technology (ISAEST-VII) held during Nov 27–29, 2002 at Chennai, organized by SAEST, Karaikudi, ppH51-H53.

9. S.P.Kumaresh Babu and S.Natarajan, entitled "Influence of heat input on corrosion behaviour of flux cored arc weldments in power plant carbon steel", CORCON 2005 organised by NACE India Section, held at Chennai during Nov. 28-30, 2005 (Proc. Available in CD).

10. S.Natarajan, Edward kennedy and M.Senthil Kumar, "Surface Modification : A viable alternative to corrosion and wear resistance in automobile components- A critical review", CORCON 2005 organised by NACE India Section, held at Chennai during Nov. 28-30, 2005 (Proc. Available in CD).

11. S.P.Kumaresh Babu and S.Natarajan, "High temperature weldment corrosion in flux cored arc welded power plant carbon steel with different heat input", OPE 2006, held at Chennai during February 7-9, 2006 (Proc. Available in CD).

12. S.P.Kumaresh Babu and S.Natarajan, Studies on Weldment Corrosion in Flux Cored Arc Welded Power Plant 1 Cr- 0.5 Mo Steel with different Heat Input – Paper accepted for presentation in international conference ISRS 2006 held at IITM – Chennai during December 18-20, 2006. (Proc. Available in CD).

Papers published in Proceedings of National Conferences

1. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, "Corrosion Behaviour of boiler Steel Weldments". National Welding Seminar -1989, held at New Delhi, organised by the Indian Institute of Welding, New Delhi. pp 14.1 – 14.6.

2. S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, "Influence of induction pressure welding process on corrosion and its inhibition in SA213/T11 1.0Cr - 0.5 Mo low alloy steel used in power plants". National Welding Seminar - 97, held at Bangalore, December 11-13, 1997, organised by Indian Institute of Welding/ Bangalore Branch, pp 448-454.

3. R.Vaideeswaran, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, "Dissimilar Weldment Corrosion in Incoloy 825 Vs SA516 Gr.70 material". National Welding Seminar -97 held on Dec 11-13, 1997 at Bangalore, organised by the Indian Institute of Welding/ Bangalore branch, pp 455 - 460.

4. S.Natarajan, V.Sivan & R.Vaideeswaran, "Corrosion behaviour of friction weldments in power plant materials and its relation to other welding processes. National Conference on Processing of Metals (NCPM-2002) held during Jan 31 – Feb1, 2002 at Coimbatore, organised by the Department of Metallurgical Engineering, P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, pp176-183.

5. K.Lakshmi, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, "Influence of Electropolishing on Corrosion and high temperature Oxidation behaviour of Stainless steel". National Conf. on Processing of Metals (NCPM 2002) held during Jan 31 – Feb1, 2002 at Coimbatore. organised by the Department of Metallurgical Engineering, P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore. pp 283-290.

6. K.Lakshmi, S.Natarajan & V.Sivan, "Effect of Electropolishing on Corrosion and high temperature oxidation behaviour of stainless steel". National Conf. on Processing of Metals (NCPM-2002) held during Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2002 at Coimbatore. organised by the Department of Metallurgical Engg., P.S.G. College of Technology, Coimbatore, pp 291-298.