The optimum ratio of anolyte volume and buffer phosphate volume in anode chamber of stacked microbial desalination cell

Raissa Maulina, Maghifra Risang Khairiza, Tasya Ayu Febriana, Tania Surya Utami, Rita Arbianti, Heri Hermansyah

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Abstract

Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC) is a developed technology for reducing salt concentration of seawater, so it could be used for people's daily needs. For increasing MDC performance, there was modification in reactor design, whereas the IEM membranes were arranged in two stacked design, yet in the end of desalination cycle there was a recirculation through anolyte-catholyte solutions to maintain pH level. The function of phosphate buffer as a buffer solution could be assisted with the recirculation of anolyte-catholyte which also maintain the pH level of solution. This research would examined the possibility of reducing the buffer phosphate volume with the recirculation process. The ratio of substrare volume and the buffer phosphate volume were: 1:1, 1:0.75, 1:0.5, and 1:0.25. The result showed that the optimum ratio of substrate volume and buffer phosphate volume in anode chamber was 1:0.5 respectively with TDR of 5.202 g/h.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication4th International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference, i-TREC 2019
EditorsEny Kusrini, I. Gde Dharma Nugraha
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735420144
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sep 2020
Event4th International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference 2019, i-TREC 2019 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 14 Aug 201916 Aug 2019

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume2255
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Conference

Conference4th International Tropical Renewable Energy Conference 2019, i-TREC 2019
Country/TerritoryIndonesia
CityBali
Period14/08/1916/08/19

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