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 AJAC  Vol.4 No.6 , June 2013
Optimization of Chromium (Vi) Removal by Donnan Dialysis
Abstract: The removal of chromium (VI) from aqueous solutions by Donnan dialysis has been investigated in this paper. In this process, two anion-exchange membranes (AEMs) were used: Selemion? AMV and Neosepta? AFN. The amount of chromium (VI) removed was determined in terms of the following parameters: initial concentration of chromium (VI), type of anion-exchange membrane, concentration of counter-ion and magnetic stirring rate. A 24 full factorial design analysis was performed to screen the parameters affecting the Cr (VI) removal efficiency. Using the experimental results, a linear mathematical model representing the influence of the different parameters as well as their interactions was obtained. Analysis of the variance (ANOVA), the F-test and the student’s test shows that the type of anion-exchange membrane is the most significant parameter affecting the chromium (VI) removal. The statistical analysis of the experimental data assumes it to be a normal distribution.
Cite this paper: I. Marzouk, L. Dammak, L. Chaabane and B. Hamrouni, "Optimization of Chromium (Vi) Removal by Donnan Dialysis," American Journal of Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2013, pp. 306-313. doi: 10.4236/ajac.2013.46039.
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