Khalid M. Mousa

Khalid M. Mousa
Al-Nahrain University · Department of Chemical Engineering

PhD

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Introduction
Khalid M. Mousa Al-zobai is asst. professor of chemical engineering at Al-Nahrain University. my research interests in process dynamics and control, recovery of valuable material, and water treatment. After my undergraduate studies, I was a process engineer at the center of chemical research as a researcher. I am finished my Ph.D. in 2004 in chemical engineering. Since 2004 I am a lecturer in the chemical engineer department in Al-nahrain University.
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May 2005 - present
Al-Nahrain University
Position
  • Faculty Member
Description
  • process control, unit operation and water treatment
Education
August 2001 - August 2004
University of Baghdad
Field of study
  • process control

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Publications (42)
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In the present study, investigation the performance of the photo Fenton process for treatment of wastewater pollutant with antibiotic tetracycline was conducted. The operational parameters that effluence the procedure (pH value of polluted water (3-10), the concentration of hydrogen peroxide (25-100 ppm), the concentration of ferrous Sulphate (5-20...
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Refinery wastewater pollutant with organic content was eliminated through nano hematite was thoughtful in a batch adsorption scheme. The Nano hematite was exclusive through Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and Sem. The belongings of adsorption time, adsorbent dose, and pH were inspected aimed at the elimination of organic content in refinery...
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The increasing of global energy demand leads to the huge amount of wastewaterassociated with refinery processes. Refinery wastewater (RWW) contains significant levels ofcontaminants and are characterized by enormous amounts of refinery effluent. Since the wastes ofrefinery processing is a reason to ecological contaminations, treatment is a vital st...
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This work investigated the removal of the reactive green (R.G) dye from wastewater using the photo-Fenton process. Batch experiments were carried out to research the role of the Impacts of operating parameters. The dosage of H2O2; dosage Fe+2; pH; temperature, and irradiation time were examined. Maximum decolorization efficiencies green dye were ac...
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This research is a case study to solve control problems in Al Rasheed edible oil factory fire tube boilers. they have hopes to develop a new control system to manage boilers operation. The suggestion is to use Zelio soft programmable relays instead of the unavailable old control units. Operation philosophy was studied through works of literature, o...
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This research discusses the performance of closed loop control system to control the first order process with dead time which represents most of the chemical processes. Proportional, proportional integral and proportional integral derivative controls were used to characterize the performance of the closed loop. Fuzzy logic control as advanced strat...
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Exfoliate apricot kernels were collected and prepared for adsorbing the cyanide ions from the aqueous solution. Fourier transforms infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopic (SEM) were utilized to describe the exfoliate apricot kernels. The adsorption experiments carried out were in a batch experimen...
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This study aims to remove reactive blue dye (R.B) from simulated wastewater by utilizing advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) using a photo-Fenton (UV/H 2 O 2 /Fe +2) system. A photo-reactor containing four fixed UV lamps had been employed in a batch and continuous mode under the effect of several operating variables (dosage of H 2 O 2 ; dosage FeSO...
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Real refinery wastewater, which contains a spread of aromatic and aliphatic organic mixtures, was treated utilizing nanoparticles (Titanium dioxide and Zinc oxide). In this study, UV radiation was used to find the efficiency of removal of oil contaminants in wastewater produced from refinery processes by the advanced oxidation process (AOP) using (...
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The aim of this work is to apply the advanced oxidation process (AOP) using photocatalytic system in order to remove the amoxicillin from polluted water. The advanced oxidation process were used UV/TiO2, UV/ZnO/TiO2 and UV/ZnO as catalysts. Minitab software was used to design the experiments and to find the optimum conditions which were studied. Th...
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Nowdays many enginnering works towards green engineeing, and hence it is important to work with sustainable polymers that can be recylabe without damaging our environment, sush as thermoplastic polymers. This paper is deal with the performance of thermoplastic polymer (polystyrene) that had the shape of tri-packs arranged randomly used as fill for...
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In this work, the investigation of recovery of gallic acid from chenopodium mural by leaching process was conducted. 99% of ethanol was used as a solvent. Five parameters were investigated namely time (20-90) min, speed of mixing (200-1000) rpm, temperature (25˚C-70˚C), particle size (100-500) µm, solid/liquid ratio 1/50 gm/gm to 1/20 gm/gm. To des...
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Produced water is wastewater that is generated as a byproduct of the extraction of oil and natural gas from underground reservoirs. It contains emulsified oil, organic compounds, inorganic compounds, suspended solids, and dissolved solids. Untreated produced water can cause serious environmental problems. In this research, batch adsorption of produ...
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This research describes the photocatalytic design for oil removal from produced water. It involves batch and continuous processes. The photocatalytic degradation of oil has been conducted in glass reactors. The effects of nano-TiO 2 concentration, the number of lamps, and the time of radiation were studied in the batch system, while in the continuo...
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In this study sunlight and UV radiation were used to compare the efficiency of decolorization of textile wastewater containing brilliant reactive red dye K-2BP (λmax = 534 nm) by the advanced oxidation process (AOP) using (H2O2/sunlight, H2O2/UV, H2O2/TiO2/sunlight, and H2O2/TiO2/UV). The results studied the effect of solution pH, applied H2O2 conc...
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The azo dye brilliant reactive red K-2BP (λmax = 534 nm) is widely used for coloring textiles because of its low-cost and tolerance fastness properties. Wastewaters treatment that contains the dye by conventional ways is usually inadequate due to its resistance to biological and chemical degradation. During this study, the continuous reactor of an...
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In this work ferric sulphate and klaraid CDP1326 were used as the coagulant, and polyelectrolyte (polyacrylamide) as the flocculant as first step to treatment the oily water produced from AL-Ahdab oil field. The addition of coagulant and flocculant led to the optimal elimination of total suspended solids and oil content. It was found that the oil r...
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In this work ferric sulphate and klaraid CDP1326 were used as the coagulant, and polyelectrolyte (polyacrylamide) as the flocculant as first step to treatment the oily water produced from AL-Ahdab oil field. The addition of coagulant and flocculant led to the optimal elimination of total suspended solids and oil content. It was found that the oil r...
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In this study, the adsorption of reactive yellow dye which is one of the most commonly used soluble dyes in textile industries was studied using modified wheat straw, the surface of raw wheat straw was modified with a cationic surfactant CTAB. to understand the adsorption behavior of the reactive yellow, dye the adsorption kinetics and the adsorpti...
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Produced water is a huge waste volume of water associated with crude oil production. It is a combination of formation water that is present in the well and the oil well injection water. Produced water consist of oil content, dissolve solid and suspended solids. This research interested on treated produced water results from Iraqi midland oil compan...
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Nickel is widely used as a catalyst in chemical and petrochemical industries. Due to their low cost competing replacements, these are the catalysts of choice in several industries. Such catalysts use silica and alumina as supports [1]. As these catalysts, is used, metals from the feedstock deposit on the internal surface of its pores and its extern...
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A continuous stirredtank reactor is a measure unit operation in industrial engineering. An experimental and modeling investigation was conducted to study the dynamics ofsaponificationreaction using the flow rate of cooling water and Ethel acetate as forced function and the concentration of sodium acetate and temperature as response variables
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Abstract Conventional treatment of textile wastewater such as biological treatment discharges will no longer be tolerated and identified as non-biodegradable. Advanced processes such as adsorption and advanced oxidation hold great promise to provide alternative for better treatment and protection of environment. In this study, adsorption process is...
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The present study aims to treatment of produced water of the North Rumaila and Zubair oil fields, ing stainless steel autoclave. A series of experiments were carried out at different conditions, mperature, pressure, acidity, revolution per minute (RPM) and salinity with and without flocculation. The results showed that 93% of oil was removed. An im...
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Nickel is widely used as a catalyst in chemical and petrochemical industries. Due to their low cost competing replacements, these are the catalysts of choice in several industries. Such catalysts use silica and alumina as supports [1]. As these catalysts, is used, metals from the feedstock deposit on the internal surface of its pores and its extern...
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A non linearity, interaction and complexity in modeling lead to a great difficulties in CSTR control system, this paper interested in CSTR control using PID, fuzzy logic and intelligent control strategies. Water flow rate and ethyl acetate were selected as manipulated variables while sodium acetate and reactor temperature as controlled variables. F...
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A continuous stirredtank reactor is a measure unit operation in industrial engineering. An experimental and modeling investigation was conducted to study the dynamics ofsaponificationreaction using the flow rate of cooling water and Ethel acetate as forced function and the concentration of sodium acetate and temperature as response variables.The sy...
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The oil drilling operations create large quantities of contaminated water known as “Produced Water”. The present study aims to treatment of produced water of the North Rumaila and Zubair oil fields (Iraq), using stainless steel autoclave. A series of experiments were carried out, firstly pretreatment to remove solid particles using sedimentation wi...
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Conventional treatment of textile wastewater such as biological treatment discharges will no longer be tolerated and identified as non-biodegradable. Advanced processes such as adsorption and advanced oxidation hold great promise to provide alternative for better treatment and protection of environment. In this study, adsorption process is carried...
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Due to multi input multi output variables affected the continuous stirred tank reactor its worthy to use the state space model to study the dynamics of this system. In this work, a saponifecation process was studded on which Ethel acetate was reacted with sodium hydroxide to produced sodium acetate and ethanol. one litter operation volume CSTR was...
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A general model has been developed to suggest the transient responses of a plate heat exchanger. The predicted and experimental step responses of the system have been analyzed using the frequency response analysis. The results indicate that the system is represented by a first order lag and dead time. A closed fit between the simulated and experime...
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Recovery of molybdenum from spent hydrodesulphurization (HDS) catalyst Ni, Mo/Al2O3 of light naphtha was studied using 1 L st.st autoclave reactor. Theoretical and experimental investigation were conducted to study the effect of process all variables. Auto clave reactor used in these experiments was designed and fabricated by researchers group of t...
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A generalized model was developed for the plate heat exchanger for which a simulation and experimental investigation was conducted using a single pass counter current consists of 21 plates. Time and frequency domains analysis were used to predict the system transient response and it was found that the system can be represented by first order lag wi...
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An experimental investigation to recover the nickel from ash of residue of fire power station using ammonium hydroxide was conducted. The experiments were conducted in 0.6 L glass baffled reactor with multi speed mixer. The effect of different rotational velocities studied ( 200, 400, 600, 800 and 1000 rpm ) and different temperatures were ( 50, 60...
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The fly ash of the residue of fired power station contains percentage of some valuable material. Their recovery is important regarding the environmental limitations and economically .The process of nickel recovery from ash using nitric acid was conducted. The effect of temperature ,acid concentration and time was studied and the limiting step was f...
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Experimental investigation was conducted to study the dynamics of double-pipe heat exchanger using step change in flow rate of hot water and observe its effect on the temperature of cold water and it was found that the transfer function can be represented by first order system plus dead time (FOPDT). MATLAB 7.4 simulation and programming was used...
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In this work it has been attempted to study the kinetic of vanadium recovery from fly ash by leaching with NaOH solution from previous work of Mosa (1999). The selected data were chosen at particle size of scale between 125 to 200 μm, temperature 343 to 373 K, reaction (leaching) time up to 8 hours and at about fixed NaOH solution molarity (3 to 4...

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