Edinburgh Electrochemical Engineering Group, School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh

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Peer-reviewed journal publications

​Invited reviews:

  1. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, M. Pal, I. Kerr, A. Cobley, Ultrasound-assisted electrodeposition of composite coatings with particles, Surf. Coat. Technol. 259 (2014) 363-373.

  2. I. Tudela, V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, M.I. Díez-García, P. Bonete, J. González-García, Simulation of the acoustic pressure in sonochemical reactors with numerical methods: A review, Ultrason. Sonochem. 21 (2014) 909-919.

  3. J. González-García, V. Sáez, I. Tudela, M.I. Díez-Garcia, M.D. Esclapez, O. Louisnard, Sonochemical Treatment of water polluted by chlorinated organocompounds. A Review, Water 2 (2010) 28-74.

Research papers:

  1. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, A.J. Cobley, Tribological performance of novel Nickel-based composite coatings with lubricant particles, Friction (2018), in press

  2. I. Tudela, R. Verbickas, G. Burmistroviene, Y. Zhang, Study of the cavitation resistance of Sn-based coatings, Wear 410-411 (2018), 232-238

  3. M. Anand, G. Burmistroviene, I. Tudela, R. Verbickas, G. Lowman, Y. Zhang, Tribological evaluation of soft metallic multilayer coatings for wear applications based on a multiple scratch test method, Wear 388-389 (2017), 39-46.

  4. M. Camargo, I. Tudela, U. Schmidt, A.J. Cobley, A. Bund, Ultrasound assisted electrodeposition of Zn and Zn-TiO2 coatings, Electrochim. Acta 198 (2016), 287-295.

  5. Y. Zhang, I. Tudela, M. Pal, I. Kerr, High strength tin-based overlay for medium and high speed diesel engine bearing tribological applications, Tribol. Int. 93 (2016), 687-695.

  6. A.J. Cobley, I. Tudela, B. Abbas, B. Mkhlef, Low-frequency ‘delay time’ ultrasound and its effect on electroless Cu metallisation of a Pd activated dielectric material, Thin Solid Films 597 (2015) 226-230.

  7. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, M. Pal, I. Kerr, A.J. Cobley, Ultrasound-assisted electrodeposition of thin Nickel-based composite coatings with lubricant particles, Surf. Coat. Technol. 276 (2015) 89-105.

  8. M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, M.I. Diez-Garcia, V. Saez, P. Bonete, Towards the complete dechlorination of chloroacetic acids in water by sonoelectrochemical methods: Effect of the cathode material on the degradation of trichloroacetic acid and its degradation by-products, Appl. Catal. B. 166-167 (2015) 66-74.

  9. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, M. Pal, I. Kerr, T.J. Mason, A.J. Cobley, Ultrasound-assisted electrodeposition of nickel: Effect of ultrasonic power on the characteristics of thin coatings, Surf. Coat. Technol. 264 (2015) 49-59.

  10. M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, M.I. Díez-García, V. Sáez, A. Rehorek, P. Bonete, J. González-García, Towards the complete dechlorination of chloroacetic acids in water by sonoelectrochemical methods: Effect of the anodic material on the degradation of trichloroacetic acid and its by-products, Chem. Eng. J. 197 (2012) 231-241.

  11. M.D. Esclapez, M.I. Díez-García, V. Sáez, I. Tudela, J.M. Pérez, J. González-García, P. Bonete, Spectroelectrochemical study of trichloroacetic acid reduction at copper electrodes in an aqueous sodium sulfate medium, Electrochim. Acta 56 (2011) 8138-8146.

  12. V Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, A.J. Frías-Ferrer, P. Bonete, I. Tudela, M.I. Díez-García, J. González-García, Lead dioxide film sonoelectrodeposition in acidic media: preparation and performance of stable practical anodes, Ultrason. Sonochem. 18 (2011) 873-880.

  13. I. Tudela, V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, P. Bonete, H. Harzali, F. Baillon, J. González-García, O. Louisnard, Study of the influence of transducer-electrode and electrode-wall gaps on the acoustic field inside a sonoelectrochemical reactor by FEM simulations, Chem. Eng. J. 171 (2011) 81-91.

  14. A. Frías-Ferrer, I. Tudela, O. Louisnard, V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, M.I. Díez-García, P. Bonete, J. González-García, Optimized design of an electrochemical filter-press reactor using CFD methods, Chem. Eng. J. 169 (2011) 270-281.

  15. V. Sáez, I. Tudela, M.D. Esclapez, P. Bonete, O. Louisnard, J. González-García, Sonoelectrochemical degradation of perchloroethylene in water: enhancement of the process by the absence of background electrolyte, Chem. Eng. J. 168 (2011) 649-655.

  16. V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, P. Bonete, O. Louisnard, J. González-García, 20 kHz sonoelectrochemical degradation of perchloroethylene in sodium sulfate aqueous media: influence of the operational variables in batch mode, J. Hazard. Mater. 183 (2010) 648-654.

  17. M.D. Esclapez, V. Sáez, D. Milán-Yáñez, I. Tudela, O. Louisnard, J. González-García, Sonoelectrochemical treatment of water polluted with trichloroacetic acid: from sonovoltammetry to pre-pilot plant scale, Ultrason. Sonochem. 17 (2010) 1010-1020.

  18. V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, P. Bonete, J. González-García, Electrochemical degradation of perchloroethylene in aqueous media: Influence of the electrochemical operational variables in the viability of the process, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 49 (2010) 4123-4131.

  19. O. Louisnard, J. González-García, I. Tudela, J. Klima, V. Sáez, Y. Vargas-Hernández, FEM simulation of a sono-reactor accounting for vibrations of the boundaries, Ultrason. Sonochem. 16 (2009) 250-259.

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Cover of Chemical Engineering Journal

Volume 171, Issue 1, 15 June 2011

© 2011 Elsevier B.V.

Patent applications

  1. I. Kerr, Y. Zhang, E. Banchelli, R. Verbickas, M. Pal, I. Tudela, Composite coating for a plain bearing of an internal combustion engine and method of deposition, GB patent 2535997 (2016).

  2. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, M. Pal, A.J. Cobley, I. Kerr, Bismuth-based composite coating for overlay applications in plain bearings, GB patent 2534120 (2016).

  3. Y. Zhang, I. Kerr, I. Tudela, M. Pal, Overlay for sliding elements of machines such as internal combustion engines, GB patent 2533915 (2016).

  4. Y. Zhang, M. Pal, G. Burmistroviene, I. Kerr, I. Tudela, A.J. Cobley, T.J. Mason, A plain bearing with composite interlayer, GB patent 2529384 (2016).

Chapters in Books

  1. B. Neppolian, M. Ashokkumar, I. Tudela, J. González-García, Hybrid sonochemical treatments of wastewater: Sonophotochemical and Sonoelectrochemical approaches. Part I: Description of the techniques, in: S.K. Sharma, R. Sanghi (Eds.), Advances in water treatment and pollution prevention, Springer, London, 2012. ISBN: 978-94-007-4203-1.

Published conference proceedings

  1. I. Tudela, Y. Zhang, M. Pal, A.J. Cobley, I. Kerr, Novel bismuth-based tribological coatings for high performance internal combustion engine bearing applications, in: J.F. Silva Gomes, S.A. Meguid (Eds.), Proceedings M2D2015 – 6th International Conference in Mechanics and Materials in Design, Ponta Delgada/Azores, 2015, pp. 1933-1938. ISBN: 978-989-98832-3-9.

  2. V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, P. Bonete, O. Louisnard, J. González-García, Degradation of perchloroethylene aqueous solutions by sonochemical, electrochemical and sonoelectrochemical methods, in: M. Burgess, J. Davey, C. Don, T. McMinn (Eds.), Proceedings of 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Australian Acoustical Society, NSW Division, Sydney: Australia, 2010, paper 331 (8 pages), in CD. ISBN: 978-0-646-54052-8.

  3. J. González-García, V. Sáez, M.D. Esclapez, I. Tudela, P. Bonete, β-Chloropropiophenone reduction in dimethylformamide on Pt, Phys. Procedia 3 (2010) 95-104.

  4. A. Martínez-Tarifa, S. Arrojo, O. Louisnard, J. González-García, I. Tudela, Correlation between hydroxyl radical production and theoretical pressure distribution in a sonochemical reactor, Phys. Procedia 3 (2010) 971-979.