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  • Experimental study of mobility and kinetic characterization of trace elements in contaminated sediments from a river basin in Northern Peru 

    Yacoub López, Cristina; Miralles Esteban, Núria; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto (2015-04-03)
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    In the Jequetepeque basin (Peru), gold extraction activity has been performed in the last decades, leading to a release of metals and metalloids into the environment. Sediment samples were taken in the vicinity of two mines ...
  • Evolution of electrolyte mixtures rejection behaviour using nanofiltration membranes under spiral wound and flat-sheet configurations 

    Reig i Amat, Mònica; Pagès, Neus; Licon, Edxon; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Yaroshchuk, Andriy; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2014-04-27)
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    Nanofiltration (NF) membranes can be used in different configurations. The aim of this work was to determine the reliability of the data obtained using flat-sheet (FS) laboratoryscale configuration when NF membranes are ...
  • Cleaning optimisation of reverse osmosis membranes used for wastewater reclamation 

    Bernat, X.; Prats, G.; Gibert Agulló, Oriol; Lefèvre, B.; Tobella, J. (2012)
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    Wastewater reclamation contributes to the preservation of conventional water resources and thus helps to ensure appropriate human development for future generations. Wastewater reclamation can be achieved through several ...
  • Kinetics of sorption of polyaromatic hydrocarbons onto granular activated carbon and Macronet hyper-cross-linked polymers (MN200) 

    Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Farran Marsà, Adriana; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Lao Luque, Concepción (2007-06-01)
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    Polymeric supports are presented as an alternative to granular activated carbon (GAC) for organic contaminant removal from groundwater using permeable reactive barriers (PRB). The search for suitable polymeric sorbents for ...
  • Biogas biological desulphurisation under extremely acidic conditions for energetic valorisation in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 

    de Arespacochaga, N.; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Mesa, C.; Bouchy, Lynne; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2014-11-01)
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    The most harmful biogas contaminant for energy conversion equipment such as fuel cells is hydrogen sulphide (H2S); thus efficient and cost-effective treatment systems for this compound should be designed and developed. A ...
  • Biogas deep clean-up based on adsorption technologies for solid oxide fuel cell applications 

    de Arespacochaga, N.; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto; Mesa, C.; Bouchy, Lynne; Cortina Pallás, José Luís (2014-11-01)
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    Biogas from anaerobic digestion is a powerful renewable fuel that can be used as a feedstock for fuel cell systems. A biogas deep treatment was installed and operated at pilot plant level in a Waste Water Treatment Plant ...
  • Assessment tasks: center of the learning process 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Amante García, Beatriz; Cadenato Matia, Ana María; Gallego Fernández, María Isabel (2012-05-01)
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    Assessment is at the centre of learning process, and is what therefore determinates the process of teaching-learning. It is because of this, the assessment tasks must be designed with several criteria which guarantee its ...
  • Grey water reclamation by decentralized MBR prototype 

    Santasmasas Rubiralta, Carme; Rovira Boixaderas, Miquel; Clarens Blanco, Frederic; Valderrama Angel, César Alberto (2013-03)
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    Grey water treatment and reuse for non-drinking water requirements has become of great interest in arid and semi-arid zones where water resources are becoming both quantitatively and qualitatively scarce. In this study a ...
  • Removal of lead(II) and cadmium(II) from aqueous solutions using grape stalk waste 

    Martínez Martínez, María del Rosario; Miralles Esteban, Núria; Hidalgo, S; Fiol Santaló, Núria; Villaescusa Gil, Isabel; Poch Garcia, Jordi (2006-05)
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    The sorption of lead and cadmium from aqueous solutions by grape stalk waste (a by-product of wine production) was investigated. The effects of the contact time, pH of the solution, ionic medium, initial metal concentration, ...
  • Salt determination in salted bovine hide 

    Morera Prat, Josep Maria; Soler Solé, Jaume; Saborit, Mercè (2014-11)
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    In this work, a simple and inexpensive method has been developed to determine the amount of salt contained in a salted raw hide. Two different systems of analysis have been tested. In both methods, salt is removed by ...

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