Fine Chemical Engineering, Volume 5 Issue 2 (2024)

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Disinfection of Water by Chlorine, Peracetic Acid, Ultraviolet and Solar Radiations: A Review

by Juliana Paggiaro, Aline Karla Nolberto de Souza, Murielly Fernanda Ribeiro Bihain, Anna Karla dos Santos Pereira, Grasiele Soares Cavallini, Douglas Henrique Pereira

ABSTRACT: Disinfection is an essential step during water treatment to ensure the microbiological safety of water for human consumption, and over time, it has been improved and better understood. In this...

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Sustainable Natural Dyes for Textile Use from Food Industry By-Products: A Review

by Noureddine Baaka, Manel Ben Ticha, Wafa Haddar, Nizar Meksi, Hatem Dhaouadi

ABSTRACT: The valorization of food industry by-products has become very trendy in recent years, several researchers valorized these wastes as sustainable natural colorants for various applications. In this...

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Pyrolytic Conversion of Waste High-Density Polyethylene to Wax: Temperature Optimization and Characterization of Wax

by Achyut Kumar Panda, Pabitra Mohan Mahapatra

ABSTRACT: The formation of wax from waste high-density polyethylene by thermal decomposition through pyrolysis is examined in this work. To get wax from waste high-density polyethylene, the thermal cracking...

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Biosorption of Cd2+ Ni2+ and Zn2+ from Contaminated Well Water by Garlic Peel

by Fatemeh Soleymani-Bonoti, Davood Kazemi, Ismael Hajimiri, Alireza Imani

ABSTRACT: The application of garlic peel was investigated as a low-cost biosorbent for Cd 2+ , Ni 2+ , Zn 2+ , and Pb 2+ from aqueous solutions in a continuous system. Experiments were carried out in a...

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Study on Glyphosate Adsorption onto ZIF-8 Modified with Fe3O4 Nanoparticles

by Immanuel Joseph Ondang, Kuan-Chen Cheng, Alchris Woo Go, Artik Elisa Angkawijaya, Shella Permatasari Santoso, Felycia Edi Soetaredjo, Suryadi Ismadji, Hsien-Yi Hsu, Chang-Wei Hsieh, Phuong Lan Tran-Nguyen

ABSTRACT: Glyphosate (GLYPi) is an organophosphorus herbicide that behaves as an anionic substance in the aqueous phase. Even though it is stated as safe and non-toxic, the widespread use of GLYPi has...

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Thermal Decomposition of Pure Waste and Binary Mixtures

by Thalyne de Almeida Ferreira Rocha, Guilherme Henrique Alves Pinto, Maria do Carmo Ferreira, Jose Teixeira Freire, Fábio Bentes Freire

ABSTRACT: In this study, the thermal decomposition of pure organic residues - coffee grounds, sugarcane bagasse and orange juice residues - and their binary mixtures with coffee grounds were analyzed. The...

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Efficiently Controlled Callosobruchus maculatus (F.) (Fam. Bruchidae) by Ultraviolet Ray or Microwave Energy in Conjugation with Pirimiphos-Methyl

by Eslam A. Negm, Fatma M. Khalil, Walaa M. Alkot, Ahmed M. Abouelatta, Alzahraa A. Elmadawy

ABSTRACT: This study aimed to explore novel approaches for effectively managing Callosobruchus maculatus while ensuring minimal impact on human health and the environment. The investigation involved...

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Preparation of Value-added Chemicals via Chemical Looping Pyrolysis of Corn Straws with Ca-Fe Composite Oxygen Carrier

by Wenyao Li, Longxin Zhao, Xiao He, Jingjing Liu, Yongzhuo Liu, Qingjie Guo

ABSTRACT: Biomass chemical looping pyrolysis (BCLPy), which utilizes either reduced or oxidized oxygen carriers for biomass pyrolysis, enables the simultaneous production of high-quality bio-oils and clean...

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Quantitative Structure-Property Relationship of the Rare-Earth Elements-Dibutyl Dithiophosphate Derivative Complexes Using Principal Component Analysis

by Nurdeni, Heru Agung Saputra, Atje Setiawan Abdullah, Budi Nurani Ruchjana, Husein Hernandi Bahti, Hedi

ABSTRACT: The separation of rare-earth elements (REEs) has increasingly developed, especially using a complexing ligand of dibutyl dithiophosphate (DBDTP) that has numerous advantages as an extractant in...

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Systematic Investigation of Selected Bio-molecules Potentially Effective in Inhibiting SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 via In-Silico Analysis

by Akash Vanzara, Saloni Ambasan, Amit Shrivastav, Swati Patel, Vishal Patel, Hardik Soni, Vikram Trivedi

ABSTRACT: There have been millions of cases of Coronavirus, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) with high infectious properties during the year 2019. To counter the situation,...

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A New Model to Correlate Solubility of Therapeutic Drugs in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide

by Raghavan Amrithaa, Chandrasekhar Garlapati

ABSTRACT: In this work, a new solubility model was proposed based on the enhancement factor concept. The proposed model is validated with the literature available solubility data of seventeen therapeutic...