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Page 1FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011TEESSIDE UNIVERSITYSCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERINGMSc PROJECT: PMD 4002-N-SEM3-2010NWOSU, VICTOR OBINNAYA CHIKEZIE.K0155118FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARSEPTEMEMBER 2010-2011SUPERVISORS: DR CHRIS ENNIS AND MR GARRY EVANS
Page 2FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011DEDICATIONI dedicate this thesis to the Almighty God for his grace and goodness, which havegreatly been bestowed on me.I also want to dedicate this thesis to my parents, especially my Dad for his assistancereading through this work.This thesis is also dedicated to my Late Grandparents, Mazi Nwichi David Nwosu andMrs Rosanah Ada Chiledo Nwichi of Blessed Memories.May their gentle souls rest inthe bosom of our LordJesus Christ, Amen.
Page 3FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011ACKNOWLEDGEMENTFirst and foremost, I thank the Almighty God, the author of life, who gives lifeand sustenance to all.I wish to acknowledge the unrelenting efforts of my supervisor, Dr. Chris Ennisfor his assistance throughout the course of this work.Also, I will not fail to thank thestaff of Teesside University Environmental and Chemistry Laboratory at theMiddlesbrough tower building for their assistance.This work would not be complete without mentioning the efforts put by alllecturers in Environmental technology Department throughout my stay at TeessideUniversity, Middlesbrough.Finally, I thank my project partner; Sami Ali, my friendsand Siblings, I say “thank you all”.
Page 4FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011TABLES OF CONTENTSTitle PageDedicationAcknowledgementTable of ContentsList of FiguresList of TablesList of GraphsAbstractCHAPTER ONE1.0.General introduction1.1Background1.2Literature1.2.1Explanation of Biochar1.2.2Explanation of Biochar Production1.2.3Current and Potential future uses of Biochar1.2.4Explanation of Magnetic Biochar1.3Project aim and objectivesCHAPTER TWO2.0Methodology2.1Experimental Procedure2.2Sample Characterisation2.3Adsorption Experiment
Page 5FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011CHAPTER THREE3.0Results and discussion3.1Characterisation of Samples3.2Adsorption analysis of 40ppm of copper (II) sulphate pentahydrateWith 1.0 M iron solution magnetic biochar3.3Adsorption analysis of 60ppm of Copper (II) sulphate pentahydrate with 1.0 M,0.1 M Iron solution magnetic biochar and Activated charcoal nitrot3.4Adsorption analysis of 3.0ppm of Copper (II) sulphate pentahydrate with 1.0 M,0.1 M Iron solution magnetic biochar and Activated nitrotCHAPTER FOUR4.0Conclusion and Suggestions for Further Work4.1Conclusion4.2Suggestions for Further WorkREFERENCES
Page 6FORMATION AND PROPERTIES OF MAGNETIC BIOCHARK01551182011LIST OF FIGURESFig 1.0SRC WillowFig 2.0Carbolite Electric TubeFig 3.01.0 M iron (II) chloride standard solutionFig 4.01.0 M iron (III) chloride standard solutionFig 5.00.1 M iron (II) chloride standard solutionFig 6.00.1 M iron (III) chloride standard solutionFig 7.0

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Term
Winter
Professor
JosephBGlass
Tags
Test, Pyrolysis, Terra preta, biochar

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