Ali Abdulkhani

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This study utilizes canola stalks (CS), an agro-residue, as a biosorbent to remove two different dyes, namely Acid Orange 7 (AO7) and Remozol Black 5 (RB5) from aqueous solutions. The effects of operational parameters on the efficiency of dye removal including pH, adsorbent mass, initial dye concentration and contact time have been investigated. For both(More)
Shayesteh Jahanshahi 1,2, Antonio Pizzi 2,3,*, Ali Abdulkhani 1 and Alireza Shakeri 4 1 Department of Wood and Paper Science and and Technology, University of Tehran, 31585-43414 Karaj, Iran; (S.J.); (A.A.) 2 Laboratoire d’Etude et de Recherche sur le Materiau Bois (LERMAB), University of Lorraine, Epinal 88000,(More)
The effects of several non-ionic commercial surfactants and their dosage on soda pulping and ECF bleaching of soda and soda-surfactant pulps of bagasse were investigated. The properties of bleachable pulps obtained with conventional soda and with soda-surfactants were studied and compared. The results showed application of surfactants during the soda(More)
In this study, the application of different dosages of low and high molecular weights (MW) of chitosan (Ch), cationic starch (CS) and poly vinyl alcohol (PVA) were systematically investigated using old corrugated carton (OCC) furnishes. Various sequences of above-mentioned polymeric additives were also examined to find out the optimal combination for(More)
In this study two imidazole-based ionic liquids (ILs), namely 1-butyl-3-methyl-1-imidazolium chloride ([BMIM]Cl) and 1,3-methyl imidazolium dimethyl sulfate ([DiMIM][MeSO4]), were used to dissolve ball-milled poplar wood (PW), chemi-mechanical pulp (CMP), and cotton linter (CEL). A set of comparative experiments was carried out, and physical and mechanical(More)
Cellulosic nanofibers (NFs) from kenaf bast were used to reinforce glycerol plasticized thermoplastic starch (TPS) matrices with varying contents (0-10wt%). The composites were prepared by casting/evaporation method. Raw fibers (RFs) reinforced TPS films were prepared with the same contents and conditions. The aim of study was to investigate the effects of(More)
This study has been focused on developing cellulose/polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), a biocomposite film, pretreated with 1-n-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ([bmim]Cl). The dissolved polymers were blended and their biocomposite films including cellulose and cellulose/PVA were prepared. The effect of PVA composition with cellulose was evaluated by comparing the(More)
An in vitro and in vivo study was conducted to evaluate the fermentability of isolated galactoglucomannan oligosaccharides (GGMs) and the influence of their feeding on shedding and colonisation of Salmonella typhimurium, growth performance and intestinal morphology in broiler chicks. The in vitro data demonstrated that three probiotic lactic acid bacteria(More)
Cellulosic fibers from kenaf bast were isolated in three distinct stages. Initially raw kenaf bast fibers were subjected to an alkali pulping process. Then pulped fibers undergone a bleaching process and finally both pulped and bleached fibers were separated into their constituent nanoscale cellulosic fibers by mechanical shearing. The influence of each(More)
To diminish the formaldehyde emission, replacement of the formaldehyde by furfural in urea formaldehyde (UF) resin was investigated and its effect on formaldehyde emission and physical–mechanical properties of particleboard panels produced from poplar wood was examined. Resin type: Industrial UF, Laboratory UF, UF-Furfural (in 25 and 50 % replacement(More)