American Journal of Chemical Engineering

Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022

  • Reactive Extraction of Propionic Acid: Equilibrium and Kinetic Studies

    Sunitha Palleti, Sadam Ilaiah, Vudata Venkata Basava Rao

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 63-71
    Received: 30 May 2022
    Accepted: 24 June 2022
    Published: 5 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajche.20221004.11
    Abstract: Reactive extraction is an efficient, economical and environmentally friendly method for separating acids from waste streams. The separation of organic residues from aqueous waste streams released from industries is essential from the point of view of pollution control and recovery of useful materials. Propionic acid has become an important feedstoc... Show More
  • Effects of Extraction Solvents on Oil Yield from Persea Americana Seed and Its Characterization

    Adeloye Olalekan Michael

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 72-78
    Received: 12 July 2022
    Accepted: 27 July 2022
    Published: 4 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajche.20221004.12
    Abstract: This study focused on the extraction yield of oil from Persea Americana seed using three different extraction solvents of hexane, diethylether and chloroform respectively. The Persea Americana seeds were prepared prior to extraction process thereby removing dirts and the seeds were washed, dried, crushed and ground to 600µm particle size thereby in... Show More
  • Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Approach of Nano Oxides of Calcium by Piper nigrum

    Maryam Mushtaq, Syeda Mona Hassan, Shahzad Sharif Mughal

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 4, July 2022
    Pages: 79-88
    Received: 6 June 2021
    Accepted: 8 August 2022
    Published: 29 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajche.20221004.13
    Abstract: Spices are a natural source of antioxidants and hence play a vital role in the prevention of a variety diseases. The most extensively used spice in the world is piper nigrum. It is often referred to as the "King of Spices." Piperine (C17H19NO3) is the main compound present in P. nigrum. Due to the presence of alkaloid piperine. piper Nigrum pungent... Show More