Masters Theses

Abstract

"The use of Biological Activated Carbon (BAC) is a viable method for removal of organics from contaminated groundwaters. The main objective of this study was to investigate the feasibility of applying BAC treatment to groundwaters contaminated with phenol. The study was conducted using granular activated carbon (GAC) and BAC with or without preozonation. Without ozonation BAC was found to treat 17 times more pore volumes (PV) than GAC in the complete removal of phenol from a contaminated groundwater until breakthrough occurred at 12 PV with GAC. BAC with preozonation was shown to process five times more volumes of the contaminated groundwater than GAC with preozonation to effect 100% removal of phenol until breakthrough occurred at 42 PV with GAC. GAC with preozonation was shown to be more effective in the continued removal of phenol"--Abstract, page iii.

Advisor(s)

TerKonda, Purush

Committee Member(s)

Modesitt, Donald E.
Elifrits, C. Dale
Minor, Joseph E.
Best, John, 1925-2015

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Civil Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 1990

Pagination

viii, 50 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (page 39).

Rights

© 1990 Lieve Gerda Alice Cocquyt, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Restricted Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Thesis Number

T 6049

Print OCLC #

22460535

Electronic OCLC #

998751516

Link to Catalog Record

Electronic access to the full-text of this document is restricted to Missouri S&T users. Otherwise, request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.

http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b1372181~S5

Comments

Title page date has 1989 but degree was granted Spring 1990.

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