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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2012, Article ID 598798, 7 pages
Research Article

Development of Rotary Magnetoferrite Treatment with Stirrers for Waste Water Treatment Plants to Reduce Excess Sludge

1Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering and Resource Science, Akita University, 1-1 Tegata Gakuenmachi, Akita 010-8502, Japan
2Akita University, 1-1 Tegata Gakuenmachi, Akita 010-8502, Japan

Received 12 September 2011; Accepted 28 September 2011

Academic Editors: P. A. Cooper and I. Lancellotti

Copyright © 2012 Mahmudul Kabir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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