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dc.contributor.authorPapadopoulos, A. E.en
dc.contributor.authorFatta-Kassinos, Despoen
dc.contributor.authorLoizidou, M.en
dc.creatorPapadopoulos, A. E.en
dc.creatorFatta-Kassinos, Despoen
dc.creatorLoizidou, M.en
dc.description.abstractThe examination of the effectiveness of the chemical oxidation using Fenton's reagent (H2O2/Fe2+) for the reduction of the organic content of wastewater generated from a textile industry has been studied. The experimental results indicate that the oxidation process leads to a reduction in the chemical oxygen demand (COD) concentration up to 45%. Moreover, the reduction is reasonably fast at the first stages of the process, since the COD concentration is decreased up to 45% within four hours and further treatment time does not add up to the overall decrease in the COD concentration (48% reduction within six hours). The maximum color removal achieved was 71.5%. In addition, the alterations observed in the organic matter during the development of the process, as indicated by the ratios of COD/TOC and BOD/COD and the oxidation state, show that a great part of the organic substances, which are not completely mineralized, are subjected to structural changes to intermediate organic by-products. "en
dc.sourceJournal of Hazardous Materialsen
dc.subjectAdvanced chemical oxidationen
dc.subjectFenton's reactionen
dc.subjectOrganic loaden
dc.subjectTextile wastewateren
dc.titleDevelopment and optimization of dark Fenton oxidation for the treatment of textile wastewaters with high organic loaden
dc.description.endingpage563Πολυτεχνική Σχολή / Faculty of EngineeringΤμήμα Πολιτικών Μηχανικών και Μηχανικών Περιβάλλοντος / Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
dc.contributor.orcidFatta-Kassinos, Despo [0000-0003-1173-0941]

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