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Mathematical Modelling of insitu-Bioremediation of Crude Oil Polluted Soil

Sanni, Samuel Eshorame and Emetere, Moses (2016) Mathematical Modelling of insitu-Bioremediation of Crude Oil Polluted Soil. Science and Engineering Applications, 1 (4). pp. 27-32. ISSN 2456-2793

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Abstract

A bioremediation model was developed for the bioremediation of a crude oil polluted soil. The developed mathematical model considers a batch process. The model was designed to predict the quantity of crude oil remaining per time in crude oil contaminated areas during in-situ bioremediation. The model can be used to monitor the progress of soil bioremediation by monitoring crude oil residual concentration per time. Comparing the results of the simulations of the derived model to the results of an existing model, shows that the new model is valid and reliable for monitoring the progress of any batch bioremediation process of crude oil polluted soils.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mathematical modelling; bioremediation; crude oil; batch process; derived model
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2017 09:41
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 09:41
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7691

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