American Journal of Chemical Engineering

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014

  • Predicting Reactants’ Hydrodynamic Behavior Inside Non-Porous Catalytic Reactors

    Ihab Shigidi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014
    Pages: 71-75
    Received: 16 September 2014
    Accepted: 13 October 2014
    Published: 20 October 2014
    Abstract: Gaseous reactants usually have complex behaviors ranging from unsteady flow patterns to oscillations due to the differences in various physical and chemical properties. Such behaviors hinder the complete understanding coupled between transport processes and chemical kinetics. Systems within which chemical reactions are coupled with diffusion and co... Show More
  • Densities and Partial Molar Volumes of Dodecyltrimethylammonium Bromide in Binary Systems (Methanol+Water) at T=(298.15 to 323.15) K

    Sujit Kumar Shah, Ajaya Bhattarai, Sujeet Kumar Chatterjee

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014
    Pages: 76-85
    Received: 14 October 2014
    Accepted: 27 October 2014
    Published: 30 October 2014
    Abstract: The densities of dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide in pure water and in methanol + water mixed solvent media containing (0.10, 0.20, 0.30, and 0.40) volume fractions of methanol were measured at (298.15, 308.15, 318.15, and 323.15) K. The concentrations are varied from (0.4 10-1 to 1.2 10-1) mol kg-1. The results showed almost increase on the dens... Show More
  • Removal of Copper and Fluoride from Wastewater by the Coupling of Electrocoagulation, Fluidized Bed and Micro-Electrolysis (EC/FB/ME) Process

    Vo Anh Khue, Li Tian Guo, Xu Xiao Jun, Yue Xiu Lin, Peng Rui Hao

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014
    Pages: 86-91
    Received: 7 November 2014
    Accepted: 12 November 2014
    Published: 20 November 2014
    Abstract: Copper and fluoride ions were removed from wastewater by the coupling of electrocoagulation, fluidized bed and micro-electrolysis (EC/FB/ME) process. The results indicate that the use of aluminum electrode for simultaneous removal of copper and fluoride ions is better than iron electrode. By the orthogonal experiments study of the main factors infl... Show More
  • Use of Agriculture-Based Waste for Basic Dye Sorption from Aqueous Solution: Kinetics and Isotherm Studies

    Eman A. Ashour, Maha A. Tony, Patrick J. Purcell

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014
    Pages: 92-98
    Received: 30 November 2014
    Accepted: 14 December 2014
    Published: 19 December 2014
    Abstract: Low-cost bare palm branches were prepared as a sorbent for methylene blue dye from aqueous solution. The effect of reaction parameters such as sorbent dose and its particle size, initial dye concentration and the medium temperature were investigated using a batch sorption technique. Additionally, the maximum saturated monolayer sorption capacity of... Show More