Photo Fenton oxidation treatment for COD removal in sunflower wastewater

Muthanna Journal of Engineering and Technology

Volume (10), Issue (2), Year (30 December 2022), Pages (13-21)


Research Article By:

Zainab Madlool, Khalid Mosa and Ahmed Ali

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The overall objective of the current study was to investigate the possibilities of using Fenton oxidation (Photo-oxidation) as a mechanism of COD elimination that is available in sunflower wastewater (SWW). It’s chiefly appropriate aimed at the handling of organic, and at current, it is one of the most promising advanced oxidation skills. Precisely, rapid Fenton oxidation, which features high elimination competence, thorough reactions, insignificant subordinate contamination, etc., has led to numerous studies on by means of the Fenton reaction toward destroy COD in SWW. In investigational studies, finest experimental limits for example Fenton’s reagent, pH, temperature, Irradiation time and light intensity were determined. 98.41% and 78.29 % COD removal for photo-Fenton and Fenton process correspondingly were found. The adding of UV radiation toward the Fenton technique occasioned in improved squalor of COD elimination. Though the best irradiation time of the Fenton process was 150 min, the best reaction time of the photo-Fenton process was 120 min.

Keywords: Sunflower wastewater, wastewater treatment, advanced oxidation processes (AOPs)

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