Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018, Page: 1-5
Electrocoagulation Process: Achievements and Green Perspectives
Djamel Ghernaout, Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, University of Ha’il, Ha’il, Saudi Arabia; Binladin Research Chair on Quality and Productivity Improvement in the Construction Industry, College of Engineering, University of Ha’il, Ha’il, Saudi Arabia; Chemical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Blida, Blida, Algeria
Received: Jan. 25, 2018;       Accepted: Feb. 5, 2018;       Published: Mar. 2, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.css.20180301.11      View  795      Downloads  40
Abstract
This short communication concerns the author’s proper brief story about performing research on electrocoagulation (EC) process. The main personal works performed on EC process are shortly introduced. For more than twenty years, working on EC technique still attract my interests due to the several advantages well-known of this electrochemical manner in treating water/wastewater in terms of killing microorganisms and organic matter removal. In spite of the great progress achieved in EC process application, more research remains required to reach a high level of industrial satisfaction. Humankind future quality is highly dependent on preserving nature from more polluting disasters and treating wastewater for drinking water direct use objectives.
Keywords
Electrocoagulation (EC), Electrochemical Disinfection, Magnetic Field (MF), Humic Acid (HA), Organic Matter Removal, Green Chemistry, Water Reuse (WR), Reverse Osmosis (RO)
To cite this article
Djamel Ghernaout, Electrocoagulation Process: Achievements and Green Perspectives, Colloid and Surface Science. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/j.css.20180301.11
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