Chemical Engineering
A Robust Method to Predict Equilibrium and Kinetics of Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds Adsorption from Liquid Fuel on Mesoporous Material

Mohammadreza Khosravi-Nikou; Ahmad Shariati; Mohammad Mohammadian; Ali Barati; Adel Najafi-Marghmaleki

Volume 9, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 93-118

  This study presents a robust and rigorous method based on intelligent models, namely radial basis function networks optimized by particle swarm optimization (PSO-RBF), multilayer perceptron neural networks (MLP-NNs), and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system optimized by particle swarm optimization methods ...  Read More

Chemical Engineering
An Experimental Study on the Operating Parameters of Ultrasound-assisted Oxidative Desulfurization

Seyede Leila Ebrahimi; Mohammadreza Khosravi-Nikou; Seyed Hassan Hashemabadi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 1-17

  In this research, the effects of important parameters, including the molar ratio of acetic acid to sulfur(S) , sonication time, temperature, and hydrogen the molar ratio of peroxide to sulfur on the performance of ultrasound-assisted oxidative desulfurization were studied using the response surface method ...  Read More

Enhanced Removal of Pb+2 from Wastewater Using Combination of Ultrasound and nZVI Methods

mirroozbeh jamei; mohammad khosravi nikou

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 1-11

  This research reported a new method of removal of Pb+2from water by using a nano zero valent iron (nZVI) assisted ultrasonic wave. At first, nZVI was synthesized by an ultrasound assisted method. Particles morphology and surface composition were characterized by FESEM, XRD, and EDX. The XRD patterns ...  Read More

A Consequence Analysis of the Explosion of Spherical Tanks Containing Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Hadi Zareei; Mohammadreza Khosravi Nikou; Ahmad Shariati

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 32-44

  A consequence analysis was performed in one of the gas refineries in Iran to investigate the risks andpotential losses resulted from accidents. Specifically, the consequences of an explosion in LPGspherical tanks were modeled using PHAST and MATLAB software. In this paper, three methods ofcalculation ...  Read More

Removal of Sulfur and Nitrogen Compounds from Diesel Fuel Using MSU-S

Sina Rashidi; Mohammad Reza Khosravi Nikou; Bagher Anvaripour; Touba Hamoule

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 1-16

  The performance of MSU-S and its forms modified with phosphotungstic acid (HPW) and nickel (Ni) for the desulfurization and denitrogenation of model diesel fuel were studied. According to the results of the characteristic tests (N2 adsorption-desorption, XRD, SEM, and NH3-TPD), heteropoly acid incorporation ...  Read More

Soil Remediation Using Nano Zero-valent Iron Synthesized by an Ultrasonic Method

Mir Roozbeh Jamei; Mohammadreza Khosravi Nikou; Bagher Anvaripour

Volume 1, Issue 1 , November 2012, , Pages 1-12

  A new method for the synthesis of nano zero-valent iron (nZVI) was developed in the present study. Ultrasonic waves, as a novel method, were used to synthesize the nanoparticles. The morphology and surface compositions of the particles were characterized by using FESEM, XRD, BET, and particle size analyzer. ...  Read More