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Improvement of Water and Wastewater Treatment Process Using Various Sound Waves—A Consideration from the Viewpoint of Frequency

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Application of sound waves is one of the novel techniques for the improvement of water treatment process. In this study, various sound waves such as 1) ultrasonic wave, 2) music box, and 3) windbell were irradiated to water and wastewater for removing contaminants such as nitrate, phosphorus and BOD/COD. As a result, a possibility of improvement of water and wastewater treatment process using sound waves with various frequencies was proposed.

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Hiratsuka, A. , Tomonaga, Y. , Yasuda, Y. and Tsujino, R. (2014) Improvement of Water and Wastewater Treatment Process Using Various Sound Waves—A Consideration from the Viewpoint of Frequency. Journal of Water Resource and Protection, 6, 1464-1474. doi: 10.4236/jwarp.2014.615135.


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