Research Paper
1. Sensitizing influenced factors on discharge of labyrinth weirs using ANFIS model

Mohammad Ali Izadbakhsh; Reza Hajiabadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 1-13

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4578.1146

Abstract
  In the article, through the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system (ANFIS), a sensitivity analysis is conducted on the variables affecting the discharge capacity of the weir. To this end, the variables affecting the discharge capacity of labyrinth weirs are initially identified. Then, using these input ...  Read More

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2. Use of a mathematical modeling approach to investigate interaction between groundwater and river: A case study on the north of the Dezful- Andimeshk plain, southwest of Iran

Mohammad Faryabi; Manouchehr Chitsazan; Alireza Zarasvaandei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 14-22

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4247.1128

Abstract
  Alluvial rivers interact mostly with underlying groundwater bodies. These interactions that varies spatially and temporally, have recently received more attentions. This paper aims to evaluate the interaction between groundwater and surface water along the Dez river in the north part of the Dezful-Andimeshk ...  Read More

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3. Optimization of ANFIS model using wavelet transform for simulating groundwater level variations

Fariborz Yosefvand; Saeid Shabanlou

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 23-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4150.1123

Abstract
  In this study, for the first time, groundwater level (GWL) variations of the Sarab-e Qanbar well located in the city of Kermanshah, are simulated over a 13-year period by a hybrid model named WANFIS (wavelet-adaptive neuro fuzzy inference system). In order to develop the hybrid model, the wavelet transform ...  Read More

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4. Optimization of water distribution networks using developed binary genetic algorithm and hydraulic model software

Setareh Heydari; Jafar Mamizadeh; Javad Sarvarian; Goodarz Ahmadi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 30-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.5061.1159

Abstract
  The optimal design of urban water distribution networks is a significant issue that has been of critical interest in the water industry for many years. The optimal design of the distribution network aims to find the best solution for transferring water from the reservoir to consumers at the lowest cost. ...  Read More

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5. Development of the governing equation on the behavior of radial flows in coarse porous media and its numerical solution

Jalal Sadeghian; Mohammad Reza Mihani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 36-47

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2019.4374.1135

Abstract
  The hydrous bed of the rivers covered with coarse alluvial materials is a goodresource along with other resources to provide the needs of the water. Therefore,studying and investigating the flow behavior around wells excavated in these bedsand determining their discharge capacity is very important. Since ...  Read More

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6. An approach to reduce water consumption by optimizing and determining of crop cultivation pattern using meta-heuristic algorithms: A case study on Moghan plain

Yahya Choopan; Somayeh Emami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 48-56

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4076.1119

Abstract
  Optimizing the crop cultivation pattern, in order to reduce water consumption, in arid and semi-arid regions such as Iran, due to water scarcity and food intake, is an essential solution for food intakes needs. Optimizing the crop cultivation pattern, in order to reduce water consumption, in arid and ...  Read More

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7. Investigation of scour around the dual bridge piers under unsteady flow conditions using experimental model

Saeedeh Mohammadi Givshad; Yousef Ramezani; Hossein Khozeymehnezhad

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 57-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4213.1127

Abstract
  The local scour around the bridge piers is the main cause of their destruction. Based on this, extensive studies have been done to understand this phenomenon. Most of these studies have been done under steady flow conditions. This is while the flow in the river is unsteady. Therefore, the experiments ...  Read More

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8. A study on estimation of greenhouse gas emissions from industrial wastewater sector in Iran

Hossein Nayeb; Maryam Mirabi; Homayoon Motiee; Abolghasem Alighardashi; Ahmad Khoshgard

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 64-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4301.1129

Abstract
  Industrial activities are one of the most important emission sources of greenhouse gases at a global level. The process of production, transportation, electricity consumption, and industrial wastewater are the four major components in producing greenhouse gases. Industrial wastewater management (collection, ...  Read More

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9. Integrating the process of Ni (II) ions removal from aqueous solution and cooling of a photovoltaic module by 1.7 MHz ultrasound waves

Zakie Rostami; Masoud Rahimi; Neda Azimi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 70-76

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.5091.1160

Abstract
  In this study, Ni+2 removal from aqueous solution was investigated by concurrent usage of Fe3O4 nanoparticles and a high frequency ultrasound (1.7 MHz). In addition to Ni+2 removal, presence of the high frequency ultrasound led to being cooled photovoltaic (PV) module. Studied variables were pH and adsorbent ...  Read More

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10. Modeling and optimization study by response surface methodology on magnesium ions removal from hard water through a biosorbent

Abedin Raziani; Akbar Mohammadidoust

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 77-89

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.4897.1155

Abstract
  Hazelnut shell was used as a green adsorbent and environment-friendly for magnesium ions (Mg2+) adsorption from hard water solution in batch system. The characterization of the biosorbent was entirely evaluated using SEM, XRD and FT-IR analyses. Design of experiments (DOE) decreased the number of non-significant ...  Read More

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11. Removal of heavy metals from synthetic wastewater using silica aerogel- activated carbon composite by adsorption method

Mohammad Hesam Falsafi; Mohsen Moghaddas; Jafarsadegh Moghaddas

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 90-96

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.3512.1093

Abstract
  In this study, removal of heavy metals from synthetic wastewater has been investigated using silica aerogel-activated carbon composite. The synthesized adsorbent was characterized by FE-SEM, FTIR and BET techniques. The effect of amine functional groups embedded on the surface of silica aerogel-activated ...  Read More

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12. Oily wastewater treatment using modified microfiltration membrane

Mahya Samari; Sirus Zinadini; Ali Akbar Zinatizadeh; Mohammad Jafarzadeh; Foad Gholami

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 97-101

http://dx.doi.org/10.22126/arww.2020.1603

Abstract
  new polyethersulfone (PES) microfiltration (MF) membrane was fabricated via phase inversion method using a melamine-modified zirconium-based metal-organic framework (MOF). The wettability and permeability of the membrane were measured using water contact angle and pure water flux (PWF), respectively. ...  Read More