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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289



Central Composite Design In Optimization Of The Factors Of Dephosphorization Of Agbaja Iron Ore

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AUTHOR(S)

Obiorah, S.M.O., Nnuka, E.E., Odo, J.U.and Nwakpa, S. O.

 

KEYWORDS

Keywords: Central Composite Design, Response Surface Methodology, Dephosphorization, Iron Ore, Concentration And Particle Size.

 

ABSTRACT

ABSTRACT: The purpose of this research effort is to determine the optimal factors for dephosphorization of a Nigerian Agbaja iron ore. The process parameters used in the study of optimization of dephosphorization includes pH, particle size, dwell time. Response Surface Methodology was used in fitting response surface of a second order regression equation Y=0+1A+2B+3C+12AB+13AC +23BC+11A2+22B2+33C2+e. The result indicated that optimum conditions occurred at: pH 1.5, particle size 0.3mm and dwell time 60 minutes.

 

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