One of the main products of an academic research is a scientific publication. In an Israeli University you get all kinds of bonuses, promotions and other pleasant things according to the quality and quantity of your publications.
There are publication that "count" and there are those that do not. A...

A month ago we decided to submit a paper for publishing in the Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials from Emerald Group Publishing. I don't know if it was just a sad coincidence or this is a very weird policy of this journal, but I can now boast of the acquiring of the most negative experience of p...

Today I have succeeded to install, launch and use ZSimpWin on a Linux machine. The incredibly simple installation procedure was as follows:

  1. Download the latest version (v3.60 for the moment of writing of this post) of ZSimpWin from the manufacturer's site.
  2. Install it directly from the Wine G...

When we make calculations of the corrosion rates of Mg alloys, we often need to perform some simple conversions. The results are included in essentially any research  paper in the field, while the logics of the development often remains obscured. For that reason I found useful to show the developmen...

The Tafel plot which you can see in the picture below, is the most ideal polarization curve that can be. It was built with the data points computed by the Butler-Volmer equation for the following parameters: T = 298K, nc = na = 2 electrons, α = 0.5, io = 10-11 A. Any real polarization curve...