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Chemical Papers

, Volume 73, Issue 5, pp 1145–1152 | Cite as

A Ti/IrO2–RuO2–TiO2 anode in the Fered-Fenton process: preparation and performance in the removal of chemical oxygen demand from biochemically treated leachate

  • Xinxin Bai
  • Jun Zhang
  • Xiaogang WuEmail author
  • Qian Li
  • Wei Xie
  • Daobin Zhang
  • Hui ZhangEmail author
Original Paper
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Abstract

The preparation and performance of a Ti/IrO2–RuO2–TiO2 anode in the removal of chemical oxygen demand (COD) from biochemically treated landfill leachate by the Fered-Fenton process were investigated. The Taguchi design was applied to obtain the optimal conditions for preparation of the Ti/IrO2–RuO2–TiO2 anode by thermal decomposition method. The optimal preparation conditions were as follows: Ir and Ru molar contents of 20% and 30%, respectively, a calcine temperature of 500 °C and a precursor solvent of HCl + butyl alcohol. After a 50-min Fered-Fenton treatment, 77.9% of the COD was removed from biochemically treated leachate using the electrode prepared under the optimal conditions derived from the Taguchi method.

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Keywords

Fered-Fenton Leachate DSA Ti/IrO2–RuO2–TiO2 Taguchi method 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National High-Tech R&D Program (863 Program) of China (Grant No. 2008AA06Z332), Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau through “The Gongguan Project” (Grant No. 201060723313), Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (Grant No. 2014CFB334), the R&D Project of Ministry of Housing and Urban–Rural Development of the People’s Republic of China (Grant No. 2015-K7-011).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Hubei Environmental Remediation Material Engineering Technology Research CenterWuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.School of Urban ConstructionYangtze UniversityJingzhouChina
  3. 3.Central and Southern China Municipal Engineering Design & Research Institute Co., LtdWuhanChina

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