Semnan University of Medical Sciences

Research and Technology Vice Chancellor

Dehdashti, A and Khavanin, A and Rezaee, A and Assilian, H and Motalebi, M (2011) Application of microwave irradiation for the treatment of adsorbed volatile organic compounds on granular activated carbon. Iranian Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering. pp. 85-94.

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this laboratory scale experimental research was to investigate the application of integrated microwave irradiation and granular activated carbon adsorption for removing volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from emissions released from industrial processes and considered major pollutants of the environment. A stream containing 300 ppm toluene was supplied and passed through the granular activated carbon (GAC). The saturated adsorbent was placed in a quartz glass reacto