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The use of LDS as a tool to evaluate flocculation mechanisms
Flocculation studies of precipitated calcium carbonate induced by cationic polyacrylamides (C-PAMs) were carried out using light diffraction scattering (LDS). The effect of both polymer chargeExpand
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Assessing the ecotoxicity of metal nano-oxides with potential for wastewater treatment
The rapid development of nanotechnology and the increasing use of nanomaterials (NMs) raise concern about their fate and potential effects in the environment, especially for those that could be usedExpand
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Toxicity of organic and inorganic nanoparticles to four species of white-rot fungi.
The rapid development of nanoparticles (NP) for industrial applications and large-volume manufacturing, with its subsequent release into the environment, raised the need to understand andExpand
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Evaluation of flocs resistance and reflocculation capacity using the LDS technique
In a previous paper we have shown the added value of using LDS to monitor flocculation. It can supply, simultaneously, information on flocs size and structure and enlighten flocculation kinetics andExpand
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VIRTUAL APPLICATIONS USING A WEB PLATFORM TO TEACH CHEMICAL ENGINEERING: THE DISTILLATION CASE
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We developed a web application for the simulation of multicomponent distillation columns running at steady state condition using the MATLAB WebServer. Expand
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Toxicity and genotoxicity of organic and inorganic nanoparticles to the bacteria Vibrio fischeri and Salmonella typhimurium
The present work aimed at evaluating the toxicity and genotoxicity of two organic (vesicles composed of sodium dodecyl sulphate/didodecyl dimethylammonium bromide—SDS/DDAB and of monoolein and sodiumExpand
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Ecotoxicity of titanium silicon oxide (TiSiO4) nanomaterial for terrestrial plants and soil invertebrate species.
The huge evolution of nanotechnology and the commercialization of nanomaterials (NMs) positively contributed for innovation in several industrial sectors. Facing this rapid development and theExpand
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Modelling PCC flocculation by bridging mechanism using population balances : Effect of polymer characteristics on flocculation
Abstract A population balance model for flocculation of PCC particles with polyelectrolytes of very high molecular weight, medium charge density and different degree of branching is presented. TheExpand
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Crystalline phase characterization of glass-ceramic glazes
The firing process of five raw crystalline frits was investigated by means of DTA, XRD, heating microscopy and dilatometry. The chemical composition of the frits was determined by FAAS, to define theExpand
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Modeling pulp fiber suspension rheology
Rheological properties of pulp suspensions play a very important role in the industry, mainly due to the consumption of energy for transporting pulp among the different parts of the paper mill. InExpand
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