Science Journal of Chemistry

Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022

  • Thermochemistry of Co(II) Porphyrin-Catalysed Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde

    Anan Haj Ichia Arisha

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 186-201
    Received: Oct. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 14, 2022
    Published: Nov. 22, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjc.20221006.11
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    Abstract: In recent years, much attention has been focused on cobalt catalysis because of its abundance on Earth, low toxicity, and low cost. A lot of work has been focused on catalysis with cobalt porphyrin. A very interesting chemical reaction catalysed by cobalt(II) porphyrin is the Oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde. The formaldehyde formed in this re... Show More
  • Analysis of Local Samples of Paracetamol at Bamako by Reflectance Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

    Aminata Sow, Issiaka Traore, Tidiane Diallo, Abdramane Ba

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 202-210
    Received: Oct. 26, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 11, 2022
    Published: Nov. 30, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjc.20221006.12
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    Abstract: The approach of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) together with Chemometric techniques are used in order to analyze sixty (60) tablets of paracetamol of different batch numbers in the local markets in Bamako. The primary objective is to model these samples by doing multivariate regression computation. Prior to this, various statistical pretreatment... Show More
  • Calibration and ISO GUM Based Uncertainty of Conductivity and TDS Meters for Better Water Quality Monitoring

    Adel Bassuoni Shehata, Abdulrahman Rashed AlAskar, Rashed Abdallah Al Dosari, Fahd Refaei Al Mutairi

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 211-218
    Received: Nov. 09, 2022
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2022
    Published: Nov. 30, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjc.20221006.13
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    Abstract: Water quality monitoring is of fundamental importance for health and environmental protection. Conductivity and the total dissolved substance (TDS) are two important water quality parameters. Their monitoring requires good calibration of the measuring equipment and correct assessment of the measurement uncertainty so that the water quality limits c... Show More
  • Preliminary Study of Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) Emissions from Waste Management in the Commune of Lomé Golfe 3 in Togo

    Lassissi Baba Tounde Balogun, Kokou Sabi, Kokou Alexis Mawuko Awutey, Hezouwe Sonla

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 219-224
    Received: Nov. 15, 2022
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2022
    Published: Dec. 15, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjc.20221006.14
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    Abstract: Short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) are air pollutants and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) responsible for air pollution and climate change. They have a costly impact on health and the environment. Waste management activities are one of the sources of emissions of these pollutants. This Master's thesis falls within this theme. The categorization of sources... Show More
  • Treatment of Faecal Sludge by Two Biochemical Processes

    Ogouvide Akpaki, Nitale M’Balikine Krou, Sassou Megnassan

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2022
    Pages: 225-231
    Received: Sep. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 10, 2022
    Published: Dec. 23, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjc.20221006.15
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    Abstract: Untreated raw faecal sludge is generally reused as fertilizer by some farmers and market gardeners to improve their production areas. However, untreated sludge contains pathogenic germs which, via the faecal-oral route, can present a microbial risk for consumers of fertilized products. To reduce this risk, the objective of this work was to evaluate... Show More