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1 SRM University 1 st SEM Applied Chemistry

2 Technology Of Water Water: Water is a chemical substance with the chemical formula H2O. Existance on Earth 1. Solid state-ice, 2. Gaseous state (water vapor or steam) 3. Liquid Water is not only universal solvent but also an essential material for engineering applications. Prime factor in development Water on Earth moves continually through a cycle of evaporation or transpiration (evapotranspiration),

3 Evotranspiration Process

4 Evapotranspiration (ET) is a term used to describe the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration from the Earth's land surface to atmosphere. Evaporation :- The movement of water to the air from sources such as the soil, canopy interception, and water bodies. Transpiration :- The movement of water within a plant and the subsequent loss of water as vapor through stomata in its leaves. An element (such as a tree) that contributes to evapotranspiration can be called an evapotranspirator.

5 Sources of Water The source of water are listed under two categories 1. Surface Water 2. Underground Water A.Surface Waters: 1. Rain Water 2. River Water 3. Lake Water 4. Sea water B. Underground Water: 1. Spring 2. Well water

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7 Types Of Impurities 1. Dissolved Impurities: a) Inorganic salts e.g sulphates and chlorides of calcium, Magnesium, Iron b) gases like carbon dioxide, nitrogen, oxygen, hydrogen sulphides c) organic salts 2. Suspended Impurities: a) Clay b) mud c) Vegetable and animal matters

8 3. Colloidal Impurities: a) fine size like silica and alumina, organic wastes etc. -These are soluble materials, other than gases -cannot be removed by conventional filters -referred as TDS which stands for total dissolved solids. 4. Bacterial Impurities: a) Bacteria, Germs, Pathogens, Microbes, Viruses, Parasites -include - algae, beneficial bacteria that decompose wastes - harmful bacteria such as those that cause cholera.

9 Effects of Impurities: a) colour of surface water- dissolved organic matters b) Taste and Odour- formation of compounds c) Turbidity- suspended Impurities d) Pathogenicity- micro organisms Hardness of Water Characteristics of water which prevent the Leather Formation. due to presence of:- salts like bicarbonates, sulphates, chlorides of mg and other metals Units of Hardness: 1) ppm 2) mg/l 3) ̊Cl 4) ̊Fr Relation - 1ppm = 1mg/l = 0.07 ̊Cl = 0.1 ̊Fr

10 Hardness Table Water ClassificationHardness, mg/LHardness. Grains/GalSodium Added mg/L Soft0 to 490 to 2.90 to 22.5 Medium Hard50 to to to 68.5 Hard150 to to to 115 Very Hard250 to to to 138 Extremely Hard300 and up17.5 and up138 and up mg/L = milligrams/Liter

11 Types of Hardness 1) Temporary:- 0r Carbonate Hardness Water that contains bicarbonate of calcium and magnesium or of both removed by boiling Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 CaCO 3 + CO 2 + H 2 O Mg(HCO 3 ) 2 Mg (OH) 2 + 2CO 2 2)Permanent :- or Non- Carbonate Hardness Contains chlorides or sulphates of calcium or magnesium or of both Can not be removed by boiling CaCl 2 Ca Cl -1 MgSO 4 Mg +2 + SO 4 -2

12 Disadvantages of Hard Water (A) Domestic Uses: 1.Washing 2. Bathing 3. Drinking 4. Cooking C 17 H 35 COO Na + H 2 O C 17 H 35 COOH + NAOH C 17 H 35 COOH + C 17 H 35 COO Na Lather C 17 H 35 COO Na + CaSO 4 (C 17 H 35 COO) 2 Ca + Na 2 SO 2 (in water) (White Scum) (B) Industrial Uses: 1. Boiler Feed: should not contain nitrates- scale and sludges 2. Paper Mill: should not contain iron and lime- destroy resin of soap 3. Sugar industries: Sulphates and Alkaline carbonates- Deliquescent 4. Dyeing Industries: should not contain iron and hardness 5. Laundries: should be soft

13 Estimation Of Hardness 1. EDTA Method 2. O.Herners Method 1.EDTA Method: Ethylene Diamine Tetra Acetic Acid -OOOCH 2 CH 2 COO- NCH 2.CH 2 N -OOOCH 2 CH 2 COO- Estimation is by titration method at pH 10 Using Indicator Eriochrome Black-T Method: 1.Take 50 ml water in coinical flask 2.Add buffer and few drops of EBT-T 3.Titrate against EDTA 4.Red colour change to steel blue/violet

14 O.Herners Method (0r) Alkali Titration Method Bicarbonates of Ca and Mg makes water alkaline and can react with HCl Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 + 2HCl CaCl 2 + 2CO 2 + 2H 2 O Mg(HCO 3 ) 2 + 2HCl MgCl 2 + 2CO 2 + 2H 2 O Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 and Mg(HCO 3 ) 2 decomposes into insoluble carbonates on boiling the water. For Temporary Hardness: 1)50ml sample water in conical flask 2)2-3 drops of methyl orange indicator 3)Titrated against N/50 HCl 4)Change colour from yellow to orange 5)Take 100 ml of same sample of water 6)Boil until 1/5 th volume 7)Make them again 100 ml Distilled water 8)Take 50ml and perform again the above steps

15 For Permanent Hardness Caused by Chlorides and Sulphates of Calcium and Magnesium Can be determined by using Na 2 CO 3 and HCl. CaCl 2 +Na 2 CO 3 CaCO 3 + 2NaCl CaSO 4 +Na 2 CO 3 CaCO 3 + 2NaSO 4 Method: 1.50 ml hard water + 50 ml Na 2 CO 3 solution 2.Boiled and Evaporated to dryness. 3.Chlorides of Ca and Mg ppt. as carbonates of Ca and Mg. 4.Extract residue with distilled water 5.Add few drops of methyl orange as indicator 6.Titrate against N/50 HCl 7. End point changes colour from yellow to orange.

16 Determination of Alkalinity in water It is due to 1) OH - and CO ) HCO 3 - Titrate against phenolphthalein and methyl orange Method ml sample water in conical flask 2.Add 2-3 drops of phenolphthalein indicator 3.Titrate against N/50 H 2 SO 4 4.Continue till pink colour disappear 5.To the same solution add 2-3 drops of methyl orange 6.Titrate till yellow colour changes to red Reaction Involved: OH - +H + H 2 O (using phenolphthalein) CO H + HCO 3 - (using phenolphthalein) HCO 3 - +H + H 2 O+ CO 2 (using methyl orange)

17 Scale and Sludge Troubles met in boiler which are used in steam production. Scale: When water is evaporated in boilers to produce steam continuously the concentration of the slats present in the water increases progressely As the concentration reaches a saturation point the salts are thrown over the inner surface of the boiler. Sludge: During boiling salts form precipitate of loose slimy form. Magnesium Chloride Decomposes to form hydroxide and hydrochloric acids. The former will produce hard scale and the later lowers the pH. MgCl 2 + 2H 2 O 2HCl + Mg(OH) 2 Magnesium Sulphate Forms a hard scale on the heating surfaces

18 Calcium Sulphate Forms a hard scale on the heating surfaces Calcium Bi-carbonate Decomposes at a low temperature when CO 2 is liberated. Remaining Calcium carbonate deposits on the heating surface as a soft scale. Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 CaCO 3 + CO 2 + H 2 O

19 Disadvantages of Scale Formation 1. Wastage of fuel 2. Decreases in Efficiency 3. Lowering of boiler safety 4. Danger of Explosion 5. Corrosion Removal of Scales 1.By scrapping 2. Giving thermal shocks 3. Dissolving by using chemicals e.g CaCO 3 by 5-10% HCl 4. Adding complexing agents e.g CaSO 4 by EDTA 5. Blow down Process Disadvantages of Sludge Formation 1.Chocking of pipes 2.Low supply of heat 3.Wastage of fuel 4.Get entrapped in scales

20 Prevention of Sludge Formation 1.Blow down Process: Withdrawing portion of sludge containing water and replacing with fresh water 2.Softening of water Method of Preventing Scale Formation 1.External Treatment: Treatment of water before entering into boiler - Removal of Ca, Mg and Silica 2. Internal Treatment: Addition of chemicals directly to water in boiler. -Scale forming substances produces loose precipitate -Blow down process -Adding complexing agents: to form soluble complex

21 Caustic embrittlement : It is the phenomenon in which the material of a boiler becomes brittle due to the accumulation of caustic substances. Sodium carbonate is used in softening of water by lime soda process, due to this some sodium carbonate maybe left behind in the water. Na 2 CO 3 + H 2 O 2NaOH + CO 2 As Conc. of NaOH increases, water flows into minute hair cracks. Water get evaporated and NaOH increases further and react with iron of boiler, hence cause Embrittlement. Prevention: 1.Addition of sodium sulphate or sodium phosphate. Which will block hair-cracks. 2.Addition of tannin and lignin- blocks the cracks. 3.Excess of Na 2 SO 4 is avoided else it will form CaSO 4

22 Priming and Foaming Priming:- Carry over of varying amounts of water in the steam e.g. (Foam, mist) -Leads to deposits of salt crystals -Lowers the energy efficiency Causes:- a)Presence of suspended impurities and dissolved salts b)High steam velocity and sudden boiling c)High water levels d)Faulty boiler design Preventions: a)Good boiler design b)Avoid rapid changes in temp. c)Maintaining low water level d)Fitting mechanical steam purifier Normal Bubble Carry Over

23 Foaming: Formation of small bubbles and forth on the surface of water -Caused by high conc. of any solids in water Causes: a)Difference b/w conc. of solute and suspended matters. b)Surface tension lowering substances c)Oil and grease Prevention: a)Adding antifoaming agents e.g. castor oil b)Removing oily particles using silicic acid and sodium alluminate. Boiler Corrosion: Decay of material by chemically or electrochemically Causes: a)Presence of dissolved gases e.g. O 2, CO 2 b)Caustic Embrittlement c)Acid formation due to Hydrolysis d)Presence of free acids.

24 Treatment Methods of Water A. Internal Treatment B. External Treatment Internal Treatment Method 1.Phosphate Conditioning: - Small amount of phosphate ions are added to precipitate Ca ions. - Chosen depending on the pH conditions of boiler. 2. Colloidal Conditioning: -Using kerosine, tannin, starch etc -Get coated over the scale forming particles -Removed by Blow down Process 3. Carbonate conditioning: -Na 2 CO 3 is added to precipitate Ca salts as CaCO 3 -Removed by Blow down Process -Used in low pressure boilers

25 Calgon Conditioning: -Scale forming salts are converted into soluble complexes. -E.g. Sodium Hexameta Phosphate (Na 2 PO 3 ) 6 is added…reacts with Ca and forms Calcium Hexameta Phosphate (Ca 2 PO 3 ) 6 -Prevents Scale formation Radioactive conditioning: -Adding radioactive tablets -Emits radiation energy which prevents Scale formation Electrical Conditioning: -Mercury bulbs placed in boiler -Emits electrical discharge -Prevents Scale formation

26 External Treatment Method (or) Water softening Method Removal of hardness causing substances from water Methods: 1.Zeolite process 2.Ion Exchange Process 3.Mixed Bed deionization Zeolite (or Permutit) Process: are Hydrated sodium alumino Silicate Na 2 O. Al 2 O 3 X SiO 2 Y H 2 O (X= 2-10, Y= 2-6 ) Natural Zeolites: 1.Natrolite - Na 2 O. Al 2 O 3 4SiO 2.2H 2 O 2.Laumontite - CaO. Al 2 O 3 4SiO 2.4H 2 O 3.Harmotome - (BaO.K 2 O). Al 2 O 3 5SiO 2.5H 2 O - Capable of exchanging its Na ions.

27 A. Natural Zeolite:- Derived from green sand by washing, Heating, treating with NaOH. Non porous in nature. B. Synthetic Zeolite: - Prepared from solution of Sodium Silicate and AlOH Higher exchange capacity and porous in Nature. Process:

28 Consist of Steel Tank Having Thick Layer of Zeolite When water pass through it hardness causing ions (Ca, Mg) are retained by Zeolite. Chemical Reaction: Ca(HCO 3 ) 2 + Na 2 Ze CaZe + 2 NaHCO 3 CaSO 4 + Na 2 Ze CaZe + Na 2 SO 4 MgCl 2 + Na 2 Ze MgZe + 2NaCl Mg (NO 3 ) 2 + Na 2 Ze MgZe + 2NaNO 3 Exchange of Na ions continues until Na ions are exhausted Regeneration: CaZe + 2NaCl Na 2 Ze + CaCl 2 MgZe + 2NaCl Na 2 Ze + MgCl 2 CaCl 2 and MgCl 2 led to drain and Na 2 Ze can be reused.

29 Advantages 1.Hardness can be completely removed 2.Process can be made automatically 3.Easy operation. No experts required 4.Less time and sludge 5.Small area requires Disadvantages 1.Only Ca + and Mg + ions can be removed 2.Large amount of Na ions present in treated water. 3.Leaves other acids which causes corrosion 4.Fe 2+ and Mn 2+ containing water can not be treated because Fe and Mn Zeolite can not be regenerated 5.Water should be free from suspended impurities to prevent clogging on Zeolite beds. 6.Treated water contains more dissolved solids.

30 B. Ion Exchange (or) Demineralization (or) Deionization Process. mineral ions are removed physical process which uses specially-manufactured ion exchange resins which bind to and filter out the mineral salts from water.

31 Advantage: 1.Produces soft water 2.Can treat highly acidic or alkaline water 3.Regeneration of ion resins are possible 4.Maintenance cost is low Disadvantage: 1.Cost of equipment is high 2.Highly turbid water can not be treated 3.Expensive chemicals are required.

32 3. Mixed Bed Deionization This equipment consist of single column which contain mixture of cation and anion exchangers. When water pass through bed, it comes in contact several times with both exchangers Resultant water contain lesser amount of salt. Regeneration: by back wash a) anions with dil. NaOH b) cations with dil. H 2 SO 4 Advantages: More convenient and more effective Disadvantages: Regeneration cost is more Equipment cost is high

33 Desalination Processes that remove some amount of salt and other minerals from Water. Brackish Water: contain 3.5 % salts & salty taste. Unfit for drinking Separation of salts from water by evaporation followed by condensation. Freezing method can also be employed Commonly used methods: 1.Electrodialysis 2.Reverse Osmosis

34 A. Electrodialysis: Method of separation of ions from salt water by passing electric current. Semi permeable membranes are placed Consist of three compartments containing 1. Sea Water 2. Pair of electrodes 3. Semi permeable membrane

35 As current applied Na ions moves towards cathode and Cl moves towards anode As result brine concentration decreases in the middle compartment. Pure water is removed from the central compartment. Conc. Brines are replaced by fresh brine water. Much more effective separation Ion selective membranes are used

36 Reverse Osmosis (or) Super Filtration (or) Hyper Filtration Movement of solvent molecule from concentrated side to diluted side. If only pressure higher than that of osmotic pressure Membranes: Cellulose Acetate, Polymide, Polymethylmethaacrylate Thickness: to µm Advantages: 1.Removes both ionic and non ionic and colloidal matters 2.Maintenance cost is low 3.Membrane replacement can be done with in few minutes.

37 Domestic Treatment of Water A.Removal of Suspended Impurities B.Removal of Micro organisms Removal of Suspended Impurities 1.Screening: Floating matters are removed by passing through screens. 2. Sedimentation: -Big tanks are used -Left undisturbed -Water settle down due to gravity. -Supernatent water is drawn with the help of pump -Takes 2-6 hours 3. Filtration: Sand Filters are used.

38 4. Sedimentation with Coagulation: -Addition of Chemicals (Coagulants) to water. E.g. Alum (Potash Alum or Ferric Alum), Sodium Aluminate (NaAlO 2 ),Ferrous Sulphate (FeSO 4 ) -On addition they form an insoluble gelatinous, flocculent precipitate which absorbs very fine particles and form bigger flocs. -Due to this tiny particles which have no charge also come closers.

39 B. Removal of Micro Organisms 1.Boiling 2.Adding Bleaching Powder: -1 kg for 1000 KL -Mixed and Allowed to stand several hours CaOCl 2 + H 2 O Ca (OH) 2 + Cl 2 Cl 2 + HO HOCl (Hypochlorous Acid) + HCl HOCl + Germs Germs Killed HOCl HCl+ [O] (Nascent Oxygen) [O] + Germs Germs Killed Disadvantages: -Excess addition give bad odour and taste. -Introduces Ca into water and makes it hard -Disintegrates on storing

40 3. By Chlorination: -Chlorine produces Hypochlorous Acid. -Hypochlorous acid is strong Germicide. Cl 2 + HO HOCl (Hypochlorous Acid) + HCl HOCl + Germs Germs Killed -Cl may be used in Gaseous or Concentrated Form. -Filtered water with ppm Cl is sufficient. -Lower pH is favourable (5-6.5) Advantages: 1.Effective and Economical 2.Stable and does not deteriorate on storage 3.No impurities such as salts are introduced. 4.Can be used at high as well as low temp.

41 Disadvantages 1.Excess chlorination produces unpleasant taste. ( ppm only) 2.More effective at low pH. Breakpoint Chlorination: -The addition of chlorine in such amount that it Oxidizes the organic matter, reducing matters and free ammonia in raw water. And leaves free residual Cl which disinfect Water. Advantages 1.Oxidizes organic compounds, reducing substances and ammonia. 2.Removes colour and taste. 3.Kill germs. - Excess of Declorination can be done by 1.Filtering through bed of molecular carbon 2.Addition of SO 2 and Na 2 SO 3 SO 2 + Cl 2 + 2H 2 O H 2 SO 4 + 2HCl Na 2 SO 3 + Cl 2 + H 2 O Na 2 SO 4 + 2HCl

42 4. By chloramine: - Using 2 : 3 ratio of Cl 3 and NH 3 ClNH 2 + H 2 O HOCl + NH 3 HOCl + Germs Germs Killed 5. By Ozonization: -Ozone and raw water are allowed to come in contact with each other -10 – 15 min. in 2-8 ppm 3O 2 2O 3 (Highly Unstable) O 3 O 2 + [O] [O] + Germs Germs Killed Advantage: 1. Leaves no residue. Because of unstability 2. Removes odour, colour, Taste. Disadvantage: Very Expensive 6. By Ultraviolet Radiation: - Using Electric mercury vapour lamp

43 International Standards for water -Depends on purpose -Standards Set By: 1.WHO- World Health Organization 2.USPHD- United States Health Service 3.ICMR- Indian Council of Medical Research Water should be free from 1.Turbidity, Colour 2.Taste, Odour 3.Microbes 4.Toxicity (Organic and Inorganic Metals)


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