SHS Web Conf.
Volume 57, 2018The 10th Jubilee Scientific Conference – InfoGlob 2018
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Ecological Aspects of Sustainable Development|
|Published online||26 November 2018|
Application of electronic nose to effectiveness monitoring of air contaminated with toluene vapors biofiltration process
Gdańsk University of Technology, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry, 11/12 Gabriela Narutowicza Street, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The research presents the application of electronic nose (combined with MLR model) to on-line effectiveness monitoring of biofiltration of air contaminated with hydrophobic, odorous compound (toluene vapors). The research was conducted using two-section biotrickling filter inhabited by Candida environmental isolates. Gas chromatography was used as the comparative technique to obtain reliable quantification of toluene concentration in the samples. After about 200 hours of the process, a removal efficiency of 49% was obtained.
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