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Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences (2013) 20(4) 35-41

Elimination of Phenol Content in Baiji Refinery Waste Water Using Ash Supported Cupper

Afaf Jadaan  Obaid Al Sanad
Environmental Eng. Dept., Tikrit University, Iraq

Abstract

High level of phenolic compounds is realized in some refinery waste water; fly ash waste of electrical station is applied in a trickle bed reactor to eliminate phenolic compounds contents in that wastewater. The fly ash with a cupper added was applied at different operation conditions namely pressure (5, 10, and 15), solution pH (5, 7 and 9), and 2-3 hr-1 liquid hourly space velocity. The fly ash catalyst exhibited an optimum performance in the reactor at 2 hrs-1, 150 °C and 15 bar with a pH of 5 with a phenol conversion of 93.43% within a time period of 3hrs.

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KeywordsWet Oxidation, Wastewater, Catalyst, Phenolic Compounds.

How to cite

TJES: Al Sanad AJO. Elimination of Phenol Content in Baiji Refinery Waste Water Using Ash Supported CupperTikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences 2013; 20(4): 35-41.
APA: Al Sanad, A. J. O. (2013). Elimination of Phenol Content in Baiji Refinery Waste Water Using Ash Supported Cupper. Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences, 20(4), 35-41.