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Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 581463, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/581463
Research Article

Optimization of Electrochemical Treatment Process Conditions for Distillery Effluent Using Response Surface Methodology

1Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering (Anna University), Dindigul, Tamil Nadu 624622, India
2Department of Civil Engineering, University College of Engineering (Anna University), Pattukkottai, Tamil Nadu 614701, India
3Tiruchirappalli District Cooperative Milk Producer’s Union Ltd., Trichy, Tamil Nadu 620023, India

Received 6 July 2015; Revised 6 September 2015; Accepted 8 September 2015

Academic Editor: Nadjib Drouiche

Copyright © 2015 P. Arulmathi 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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