Dr Bob Varela

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

bob.varela@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78098

Publications

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2020

Overview of latest advances in measuring and understanding cathodic protection current permeability by organic coatings

F Varela, M Latino, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2020), CORROSION 2020 : Proceedings of the CORROSION 2020 Conference and Expo, Event cancelled, E1

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An overview of recent progresses in monitoring and understanding localized corrosion on buried steel pipelines

M Tan, Y Huo, F Varela, K Wang, I Ubhayaratne

(2020), Vol. 2020-June, Proceedings of the 2020 Conference & Expo on Corrosion, Houston, Texas, E1

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2019

Probing dynamic and localised corrosion processes on buried steel under coating disbondments of various geometries

K Wang, F Varela, M Tan

(2019), Vol. 150, pp. 151-160, Corrosion science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The effect of electrode surface area on corrosion initiation monitoring of X65 steel in soil

K Wang, F Varela, M Tan

(2019), Vol. 152, pp. 218-225, Corrosion science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Visualizing dynamic and localized corrosion processes on cathodically protected steel exposed to soil with different moisture contents

K Wang, F Varela, M Tan

(2019), Vol. 75, pp. 398-407, Corrosion: the journal of science & engineering, Houston, Tex., C1

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The effect of ageing on cathodic protection shielding by fusion bonded epoxy coatings

M Latino, F Varela, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2019), Vol. 134, pp. 58-65, Progress in organic coatings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Understanding factors affecting corrosion under disbonded coatings

Yongjun Tan, F Varela, M Latino, K Wang

(2019), pp. 1-8, Proceedings of the 2019 Australasian Corrosion Association Corrosion & Prevention Conference, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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Coating ageing and its impact on CP conduction

M Latino, F Varela, M Forsyth, Yongjun Tan

(2019), pp. 1-9, Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Corrosion and Prevention 2019, Melbourne, Vic., E1

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2018

Self-validating electrochemical methodology for quantifying ionic currents through pipeline coatings

M Latino, F Varela, M Forsyth, Y Tan

(2018), Vol. 120, pp. 153-159, Progress in organic coatings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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An array of multielectrodes for locating, visualizing, and quantifying stray current corrosion

K Wang, F Varela, M Tan

(2018), Vol. 74, pp. 1093-1101, Corrosion, Houston, Tex., C1

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An overview of recent progresses in acquiring, visualizing and interpreting pipeline corrosion monitoring data

Y Tan, F Varela, Y Huo, F Mahdavi, K Wang

(2018), NACE 2018 : Proceedings of the Corrosion Conference and Expo, Phoenix, Arizona, E1

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Understanding the electrochemical processes at the interface of cathodically protected steel pipeline and soil during anodic transients

Y Zhang, B Hinton, F Varela, M Forsyth, M Tan

(2018), Vol. 53, pp. 517-523, ISCC2016 : Sustaining technical integrity through improved coating industry and corrosion protection technologies : Proceedings of the International Symposium on Coatings and Corrosion 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, E1

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CP permeable coating and corrosion under dibonded coatings

M Latino, F Varela, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2018), pp. 1-8, Corrosion & Prevention 2018 : Proceedings of the Corrosion and Prevention Conference, Adelaide, Australia, E1

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Accelerated validation of pipeline corrosion monitoring sensors

F Varela, M Forsyth, Y Tan

(2018), pp. 1-13, Corrosion & Prevention 2018 : Proceedings of the Corrosion and Prevention Conference, Adelaide, Australia, E1

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2017

New electrochemical methods for visualizing dynamic corrosion and coating disbondment processes on simulated pipeline conditions

Y Tan, F Varela, Y Huo, F Mahdavi, M Forsyth, B Hinton

(2017), Vol. 42, pp. 70-74, Corrosion and materials, Kerrimuir, Vic., C1

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Monitoring dynamic corrosion and coating failure on buried steel using an multi-electrode array

M Tan, F Varela, Y Huo, F Mahdavi, M Forsyth, B Hinton

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 5300-5307, NACE - International Corrosion Conference Series, New Orleans, Louisiana, E1

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Approaches to overcoming ongoing pipeline corrosion monitoring challenges

K Wang, F Varela, Y Tan

(2017), pp. 1-7, Corrosion & Prevention 2017 : Proceedings of the Australasian Corrosion Association, Sydney, N.S.W., E1

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2016

An overview of finite element models used for CP applications

F Varela, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2016), pp. 1-9, Proceedings of the 2016 Corrosion and Prevention Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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An overview on cathodic shielding produced by disbonded coatings

M Latino, F Varela, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2016), pp. 1-9, Proceedings of the 2016 Corrosion and Prevention Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

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2015

An electrochemical method for measuring localized corrosion under cathodic protection

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. C1-C4, ECS electrochemistry letters, Pennington, N.J., C1

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An overview of major methods for inspecting and monitoring external corrosion of on-shore transportation pipelines

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 50, pp. 226-235, Corrosion engineering science and technology, Leeds, Eng., C1

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Electrochemical method for studying localized corrosion beneath disbonded coatings under cathodic protection

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 162, pp. C515-C527, Journal of the electrochemical society, Pennington, N. J., C1

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Understanding the effectiveness of cathodic protection under disbonded coatings

F Varela, Y Tan, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 186, pp. 377-390, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Electrochemically monitoring localized corrosion patterns and CP effectiveness under disbonded coatings

F Varela, M Forsyth, Y Tan

(2015), Vol. 2015-January, pp. 1-10, NACE 2015: Proceedings of the International Corrosion Conference and Expo Series, Dallas, Tex., E1

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Structural health monitoring: a practical approach to achieving in-situ and site-specific warning of pipeline corrosion and coating failure

Y Tan, F Varela, M Forsyth

(2015), pp. 1-10, C&P 2015 : Proceedings of the Corrosion & Prevention 2015 conference, Adelaide, South Aus., E1

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2014

A novel approach for monitoring pipeline corrosion under disbonded coatings

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 1-9, IPC 2014 : Proceedings of the 10th Biennial International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, Alberta, E1

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Corrosion monitoring under disbonded coatings

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth, B Hinton

(2014), pp. 1-9, Corrosion and Prevention : Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference of the Australasian Corrosion Association, Darwin, Northern Terroritory, E1

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A Novel Approach for Monitoring Pipeline Corrosion Under Disbonded Coatings

Facundo Varela, Mike Tan, Maria Forsyth

(2014), Volume 2: Pipeline Integrity Management, E1-1

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2013

A review of techniques for the monitoring of cathodic shielding and corrosion under disbonded coatings

F Varela, M Tan, M Forsyth, B Hinton, C Bonar

(2013), pp. 522-530, Corrosion and Prevention 2013 : Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australasian Corrosion Association, Brisbane, Queensland, E1-1

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2011

The corrosion inhibition of aluminium alloy 7075-T651 with cerium and Mischmetal di phenyl phosphate

F Varela, J Hill, T Markley, M Forsyth, N Birbilis, P Howlett, B Hinton

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 1787-1795, 18th International Corrosion Congress 2011, E1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2019

Ke Wang

Thesis entitled: A study on enhancing the reliability of corrosion monitoring using electrochemical corrosion probes

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Mauricio Leonel Latino

Thesis entitled: Measuring and understanding cathodic protection current through disbonded organic coatings and its effect on corrosion.

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials