Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Environmental Engineering,
Phosphate removal from aqueous environment using iron oxide/activated carbon composite: Ziziphus nuts derived activated carbon as a new precursor

behnam mousazadeh; nima . mohammadi; touba hamoule

Volume 18, Issue 3 , December 2021


  Ziziphus nuts are abundant in Khuzestan province, Iran, and are considered as an unwanted natural biomass waste. The present study aimed to develop low-cost activated carbon from Ziziphus nuts as a new precursor for phosphate removal from the water environment. Iron oxide modification was performed to ...  Read More

Synthesis and Characterization of Waterglass-Based Silica Aerogel Under Heat Treatment for Adsorption of Nitrate from Water: Batch and Column Studies

E. Tohfegar; J.S. Moghaddas; E. Sharifzadeh; S. Esmaeilzadeh-Dilmaghani

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 53-72


  In this work, hydrophobic silica aerogels were synthesized using sol-gel method and drying at ambient pressure. The surface morphology, pore size, and the presence of functional groups on the surface of the nanoparticles were analyzed using FE-SEM, TGA, FT-IR, and EDX, respectively. After calcination ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Experimental, Kinetics and Isotherm Modeling of Carbon Dioxide Adsorption with 13X Zeolite in a fixed bed column

M. Khajeh Amiri; A. Ghaemi; H. Arjomandi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2019, , Pages 54-64

  In this work, zeolite 13X with porosity structure has been used as an adsorbent for adsorption of CO2 flue gas. The effect of operating conditions including pressure and time on adsorption capacity were investigated. The experiments conditions are constant temperature, the range of pressure 1 - 9 bar ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Removal of Pb (II) From Wastewater Using Henna; Optimization of Operational Conditions

M. Shafiee; A. Akbari; B. Ghiassimehr

Volume 15, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 17-26

  At this work, removal of Pb (II) using Lawsonia inermis (Henna) was studied. In recent years, use of low price adsorbent is taken into consideration. Adsorption experiments were performed in batch system at ambient temperature (25℃). The influence of some parameters such as time, initial metal concentration, ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Optimization of solvothermally synthesized ZIF-67 metal organic framework and its application for Cr(VI) adsorption from aqueous solution

N. Mostafazadeh; A.A. Ghoreyshi; K. Pirzadeh

Volume 15, Issue 4 , November 2018, , Pages 27-47

  In this study, ZIF-67 was synthesized through solvothermal method to remove Cr(VI) ions from aqueous solution. To improve the structural properties of ZIF-67 and its adsorption capacity, optimization of the synthesis conditions was carried out based on maximum Cr(VI) uptake. From experiments, the optimum ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Extraction of pectin from sour orange and its application as the adsorbent for removal of nickel from aqueous solution: Kinetic and equilibrium study

N. Kakoui; M. Nikzad; A. A. Ghoreyshi; M. mohammadi

Volume 15, Issue 2 , May 2018, , Pages 3-21

  The present study investigates the potential applicability of the extracted pectin from sour orange pomace as adsorbent for Ni (II) removal from aqueous solution. Pectin extraction from the pomace was carried out using HCl and the highest pectin extraction yield of 26.75% was obtained. The Fourier transform ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Adsorption and Desorption Process of Chromium Ions Using Magnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles and Its Relevant Mechanism

M. Jadidi; N. Etesami; M. Nasr Esfahany

Volume 14, Issue 3 , August 2017, , Pages 31-40

  In this study adsorption of Cr(VI) from aqueous solution by Fe3O4 nanoparticles was investigated. Desorption process and recovery of nanoparticles using different solutions were then carried out, and it was observed that NaOH (0.5M) can remove 90% of adsorbed chromium ions. Following the completion of ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Fabrication and characterization of polycarbonate/titanium oxide nanotubes mixed matrix membranes for efficient removal of cadmium and copper from aqueous solution

M. Delavar; Gh. Bakeri; M. Hosseini

Volume 14, Issue 2 , 2017, , Pages 59-73

  In this study, novel polycarbonate-titanium oxide nanotubes (PC-TNT) ultrafiltration mixed matrix membranes (MMMs) were fabricated for decontamination of Cd2+ and Cu2+ metal ions from aqueous solution. The weight percent of TNTs in the polycarbonate membrane matrix was changed from 0 to 15. The synthesized ...  Read More

Reaction Engineering, Kinetics and Catalysts,
Removal of Cerium from Aqueous Solutions by Amino Phosphate Modified Nano TiO2: Kinetic, and Equilibrium Studies

Z. Shojaei; E. Iravani; M.A. Moosavian; M. Torab-Mostaedi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 3-21

  Adsorption of Ce(III) from aqueous solution by amino phosphate modified nano TiO2 was investigated. Effects of pH of solution, adsorbent dose, contact time, initial metal concentration and temperature were examined. Experimental data were fitted well by the pseudo second order model. Adsorption was well ...  Read More

Materials synthesize and production
Synthesis of a high characteristics activated carbon from walnut shell for the removal of Cr (VI) and Fe (II) from aqueous solution: single and binary solutes adsorption

M. Ghasemi; A. A. Ghoreyshi; H. Younesi; S. Khoshhal Khoshhal

Volume 12, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 28-51

  A high performance activated carbon was synthesized using walnut shell as a solid waste through a two-step zinc chloride chemical activation-thermal pyrolysis process. Characterization results demonstrated its porous structure with very good textural properties such as high BET surface area (1223 m2/g) ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Removal of Surfactants from wastewater by Rice Husk
Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2006, , Pages 44-50

  Surfactants are one of the major components (10- 18%) of detergents and household cleaning products and are used in high volumes in developed countries. In the present research work, the ability of rice husk as a low cost adsorbent for anionic and nonionic surfactants in wastewater has been studied. ...  Read More

Modeling and Simulation
Mathematical modeling of a fixed bed chromatographic reactor for Fischer Tropsch synthesis
Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2006, , Pages 51-64

  In this research, Fischer Tropsch synthesis (FTS) has been modeled in the fixed bed chromatographic reactor for the first time by applying a rather complex dispersed plug flow model for fluid phase and linear driving force (LDF) model for adsorbent. Model equations are dynamic, multi-component, non-linear ...  Read More

Separation Technology,
Investigation on the capability of Silkworm Pupa as a Natural Adsorbent for Removal of Dyes from Textile Effluent
Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2004, , Pages 39-44

  Recently, use of naturally-occurring low-cost and harmless material for removal of trace contaminants from colored wastewater has attracted extensive attention. In this study, silkworm pupa has been used as a basic dye adsorbent. Adsorption capacity and isotherms have been assessed. Results show that ...  Read More