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Removal of Depleted Uranium from Water Using Titanium Dioxide

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dc.contributor.author Wazne, Mahmoud
dc.contributor.author Choy, Christine Chin
dc.contributor.author Meng, Xiaoguang
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-27T07:22:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-27T07:22:29Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5969
dc.description.abstract Groundwater contamination with depleted uranium (DU) is a concern in many areas where uranium mining or uranium processing and recycling have occurred. Uranium typically migrates with groundwater as uranyl carbonates and uranyl hydroxides complexes. Soluble U(VI) has been found to strongly adsorb onto the reactive surface of nanocrystalline titanium dioxide. This presentation addresses the formation of a chemically reactive barrier by injecting TiO2 adsorbent into a sand column. Tests were performed at varying influent concentrations and flow rates. Optimal conditions for homogeneous TiO2 distribution in the sand column were determined and used to saturate a column with adsorbent. A second influent of contaminated groundwater was subsequently passed through the sand column and the U distribution in the effluent was monitored. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Removal of Depleted Uranium from Water Using Titanium Dioxide en_US
dc.type Conference Paper / Proceeding en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201205627 en_US
dc.author.department Civil Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Choy, C. C., Wazne, M., & Meng, X. (2005, May). Removal of Depleted Uranium from Water Using Titanium Dioxide. In The 37th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting. en_US
dc.author.email mahmoud.wazne@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.conference.date Tuesday, 24 May 2005 en_US
dc.conference.place New Brunswick, NJ en_US
dc.conference.title The 37th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://acs.confex.com/acs/marm05/techprogram/P18123.HTM en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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