A Study of Optimal Mixture Fraction of Soil Bio-Filter for Removing NOX

질소산화물 제거를 위한 최적 토양 바이오 필터 혼합비 도출에 관한 연구

Cho, Ki-Chul;Lee, Nae-Hyun

  • Published : 2007.11.30


Soil biofiltration is an environmentally-sound technology for elimination of VOCs, odorous and $NO_X$ compounds from a low concentration, high volume waste gas streams because of its simplicity and cost-effectiveness. This study investigated the optimal mixture fraction of briquet ash, compost, soil and loess for $NO_X$ degradation. Extreme vertices design was used to examine the role of four components on $NO_X$ degradation. Under our experimental conditions, 74.5% of $NO_X$ degradation was observed, using a model mixture(25% briquet ash, 10% compost, 30% soil and 40% loess) containing 100 ppb of NO. It was shown that experimental design analysis could allow selecting optimal conditions in such biodegradation processes in this study.


Soil biofilter;Extreme vertices design;Briquet ash;Compost;Loess


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