American Journal of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering


Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017

  • Enhancement of Biogas Production by Cellulytic Bacteria from Bagasse Using Methanogenesis

    Md. Abdur Rashid Mia, Md. Rasel Molla, Tanzina Sayed, Md. Moksadul Amin, Tanzima Yeasmin, Md. Belal Uddin

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Jul. 13, 2016
    Accepted: Oct. 29, 2016
    Published: Nov. 23, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20170101.11
    Abstract: Energy is essential to meet the basic needs of life, to increase amenities and modernization. The main sources of energy that are met our energy demands are mineral oil, coal, natural gas and firewood. These conventional energy sources are being depleted day by day. So renewable, alternative and effective energy sources should be explored for our c... Show More
  • Study on Extract Methodology of Total Flavonoids from Ginger and Hydroxyl Radicals Scavenging Effect

    Li Huiduan, Yu Jianzhong

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 7-16
    Received: Sep. 08, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 07, 2016
    Published: Jan. 07, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20170101.12
    Abstract: Extract methodology of total flavonoids from ginger and hydroxyl radicals scavenging effect, were researched in this paper. Methanol concentration, solid-liquid ratio, extraction temperature and time were determined as four single-factor in the experiment. The central points of Box-Benhnken design were selected according to the experimental results... Show More
  • Application of Biohydrometallurgy to Copper Mining in Zambia: Prospects and Opportunities

    Ronald Ngulube

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 17-23
    Received: Aug. 24, 2016
    Accepted: Aug. 29, 2016
    Published: Sep. 26, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20170101.13
    Abstract: The consumption of copper worldwide has grown fast since 2000; the mining industry is increasingly faced with the necessity to process low grade ores and waste tailings, from current mining operations. The economic extraction of copper from low-grade ores requires low-cost processing methods such as biohydrometallurgy. This study looks at a general... Show More
  • Impact on the Physical, Structural, Thermal, and Behavioral Properties of Zinc Chloride after Treatment with the Energy of Consciousness Healing

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Ariadne Esmene Afaganis, Barbara Marie Bader, Brian A. Weekes, Daphne Luisa Dumas, Denise Marie Fiedler, Dennille Mellesia Smith, Desi Pano, Donna Felice Galla, Donna Maria Alija, Elaine Barbara Mullins, Elaine M. Scorza, Ellia O'Donnell, Fabio Massimo Paciucci, Frances Goodman Warlick, Haddon Norman Salt, Inthirani Arul, Jacqueline Y. Andrews, James Jay McLeran, James Stephen Burnett, Jean Caroline White, Parthasarathi Panda, Kalyan Kumar Sethi, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 24-34
    Received: Feb. 24, 2017
    Accepted: Mar. 03, 2017
    Published: Mar. 21, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20170101.14
    Abstract: Zinc chloride is an important inorganic compound used as a source of zinc in various pharmaceutical/nutraceutical formulations. The objective of the current study was to investigate the impact of The Trivedi Effect® - Energy of Consciousness Healing Treatment (Biofield Energy Treatment) on physical, structural, thermal, and behavioral properties of... Show More
  • Detection of Volatile S- and N-containing Compounds Based on SAW Array Sensor

    Ning Mu, Yong Pan, Shengyu Shao, Liu Yang, Wen Wang, Shitang He

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2017
    Pages: 35-39
    Received: Jun. 07, 2017
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2017
    Published: Aug. 03, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajcbe.20170101.15
    Abstract: A chemical sensing system based on arrays of surface acoustic wave (SAW) resonators has been developed for identification of S- and N-containing Compounds. The four resonators in the array are coated with four kinds of different chemoselective polymers: triethanolamine (TEA), nano-fibular polyaniline (PANI), glutamic acid hydrochloride (GAH) and mu... Show More