Performance evaluation of a natural coagulant for removal of turbidity and optimisation of the coagulation process Online publication date: Mon, 22-Mar-2021
by Madhukar V. Jadhav; Mandar M. Kulkarni
International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE), Vol. 11, No. 1, 2021
Abstract: The experiments were performed using batch coagulation-flocculation tests in order to determine the effect of varying pH, settling time and coagulant dose of Eugenia jambolana (jambhul) seed powder on initial turbidity of 30 NTU and 95 NTU respectively. In the batch test, the optimum turbidity removal was observed at a dose of 8 mg/L and 20 mg/L for 30 NTU and 95 NTU turbidity respectively. In the case of varying pH, optimum turbidity removal was observed at pH 8.5 for both turbidity ranges. It is also observed that, as the settling time increases, the residual turbidity decreases for both the turbidity ranges for Eugenia jambolana (jambhul) seed powder. The optimisation study was significant. The ANOVA analysis performed assures the reliability of models indicating the significance of results and actual turbidity removal was nearly the same as predicted turbidity removal.
Online publication date: Mon, 22-Mar-2021
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering (IJEE):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.
If you still need assistance, please email email@example.com