Research Article
27/12/2016
Ali Almasi, Mohammad Soltanian, Fateme Asadi, Parvin Nokhasi, Kazem Godini, Mitra Mohammadi, Ghasem Azarian, Ahmad Mohammadi
Tetrachloroethylene (TCE) is a chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbon, used in many industries. Effective and efficient treatment of industrial wastewater, containing TCE, is one of the environmental requirements. The purpose of this study was to determine the role of alkaline environments in TCE removal rate from aqueous solutions, using ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Ali Reza Rahmani, Fahime Zamani, Amir Shabanloo, Halime Almasi
Azo dyes are the greatest classes of synthetic dyes, which are widely used in the textile industries. This study aimed at examining Acid Black 1 (AB1) removal from aqueous solution thermal activated persulfate using silica (SiO2). The effects of operational parameters such as initial pH, initial concentration ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Zeinab Atashzaban, Abdolmotaleb Seidmohammadi, Davood Nematollahi, Ghasem Azarian, Omid Heidary Shayesteh, Ali Reza Rahmani
Polyvinyl acetate (PVAc) is a type of thermoplastic resin generated by a polymerization of vinyl acetate. Effluent of this polymer is highly rich with chemical oxygen demand (COD) and total solids (TS). Due to lack of studies on the above problem, the current study aimed at obtaining ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Nahid Ghobadi, Reza Shokoohi, Ali Reza Rahmani, Mohammad Taghi Samadi, Kazem Godini, Mohammad Reza Samarghandi
In this study, the performance of a pilot-scale vermifilter (VF) for the treatment of hospital wastewater using the earthworm species Eisenia fetida was evaluated. The earthworms’ gut acts as a bioreactor and can ingest the wastewater solid and liquid organic wastes and expel these as vermicompost. A ... read more
Research Article
28/12/2016
Soheil Sobhanardakani, Mona Kianpour
Since the worldwide research on content of heavy metals in honey is narrow, this study was carried out to analyze heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Ni, and Zn) in honey and assess its associated health risk in Hamadan City, Iran, in 2015. Totally, 15 freshly ripened samples of ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Mohammad Taghi Samadi, Mostafa Leili, Hossein Haji Agha Alizadeh, Kazem Godini, Fatemeh Ahmadi
Despite fossil fuels, the energy supply from biogas process is of renewable energy resources; this kind of energy can be generated in all parts of the world. Thus, the potential of anaerobic co-digestion for production of methane from wastes of an industrial slaughterhouse and fruit and vegetable ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Reza Shokoohi, Mohammad Taghi Samadi, Ghorban Asgari, Mohammad Vanaei Tabar, Kazem Godini
Considering extensive applications of manganese tetroxide nanoparticles in various industries due to its special properties, conducting studies on how to achieve more suitable ways to produce smaller nanoparticles is of great importance. In this study, nanoparticles of manganese tetroxide (Mn3O4) were synthesized by a co-precipitation method. In ... read more
Research Article
27/12/2016
Fatemeh Karimi, Mohammad Reza Samarghandi, Reza Shokoohi, Kazem Godini, Mohammad Reza Arabestani
Simultaneous presence of various antibiotics and bacteria in hospital wastewaters creates a suitable environment, in which the bacteria, such as ‎enterococci become resistant to the antibiotics. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of different units of the hospital wastewater treatment plant (HWTP) to ... read more

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