Evaluating the photo-catalytic application of Fenton’s reagent augmented with TiO2 and ZnO for the mineralization of an oil-water emulsion
|Title:||Evaluating the photo-catalytic application of Fenton’s reagent augmented with TiO2 and ZnO for the mineralization of an oil-water emulsion||Authors:||Tony, Maha A.
Purcell, Patrick J.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/3133||Date:||Feb-2009||Abstract:||In the present work, homogenous (photo-Fenton) and heterogeneous photo-assisted systems (Fenton/TiO2/UV, Fenton/ZnO/UV and Fenton/TiO2/UV/Air) were investigated for the treatment of a diesel-oil wastewater emulsion. The augmentation of the photo-Fenton process by heterogeneous TiO2 increased the reaction rate, in terms of COD reduction efficiency from 61% to 71%. Furthermore, the COD removal efficiency was increased to 84% when air was bubbled through the reactants. However, if the Fenton/TiO2/UV/Air process is to be utilized as a treatment for this wastewater, the separation of the TiO2 from the treated effluent would need further consideration.||Funding Details:||Not applicable||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Taylor & Francis||Copyright (published version):||Taylor & Francis Group, LLC||Keywords:||Photo-catalytic mineralization; Diesel oil; Ultraviolet radiation; Photo-Fenton; TiO2; ZnO||Subject LCSH:||Water--Purification--Photocatalysis
Ultraviolet radiation--Industrial applications
|DOI:||10.1080/10934520902719894||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Centre for Water Resources Research Collection|
Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection
Critical Infrastructure Group Research Collection
Civil Engineering Research Collection
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