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- Ning, Pengge, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2014 v.53 no.39 pp. 15071-15079
- benzene; case studies; chemistry; cyclohexanes; distillation; engineering; ethylbenzene; models; octanol; phenol; quinolones; solvents; toluene; wastewater; wastewater treatment; xylene
- ... One of the key steps of coking wastewater treatment is phenolic and tar removal via extraction. However, the high loss of the extractant, i.e., methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK), leads to the high cost of the process. The adoption of a novel solvent or solvent blend is considered as an efficient way to address this problem. In this paper, seven solvents (benzene, toluene, m-xylene, ethylbenzene, 1, 3, ...