Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications <div class="archives"> <h4>Welcome to Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications</h4> </div> <div class="about_jorunal_content"> <p>'Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications (J. Chem. En. Sci. A.) ' is published by Chitkara University and it has been cogitated with the Vision To create a plinth for Intelligentsia with the aim of creation and dissemination of knowledge related to Chemistry that is relevant to other domains and facilities in advancements in science and technology.</p> <p>The Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications (J. Chem. En. Sci. A.) is a bi-annually (March and September) journal dedicated to publishing high quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting edge research in all areas of chemistry. It offers rapid publication of quality review articles of authentic research on topics of current interest and importance in chemistry. In addition to primary research JCE also publishes review articles, news and views, research highlights, correspondence, and analysis of the broader chemical picture.</p> <p>The aim of Journal of Chemistry, Environmental Sciences and its Applications is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to publish comprehensive, reliable and critical reviews of important contemporary research in</p> <ul class="list3"> <li class="show">Organic</li> <li class="show">Inorganic</li> <li class="show">Physical</li> <li class="show">Analytical</li> <li class="show">Industrial</li> <li class="show">Theoretical</li> <li class="show">Polymer</li> <li class="show">Synthetic Chemistry</li> <li class="show">Nanochemistry</li> <li class="show">Environmental Chemistry</li> </ul> <p>The journal also welcomes publications in interdisciplinary research related to chemistry.</p> <p>The journal is committed to publishing top-tier original research in all areas of chemistry through a fair and rigorous review process. 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Heavy metals have a density of over 5g/cm3 to the metals. These are toxic, mutagenic, carcinogenic and resistant in watery and non-aquatic environments and impact water and non-water bodies seriously by substituting the basic metals of the same function. The extraction from the wastewater can be done in numerous techniques for example using an ion replacement, membrane filtration, osmosis, etc. This study discusses the adverse effects of heavy metals on the human body, the benefits of biosorption over traditional approaches for removal of heavy metals, the different biosorbents used to extract heavy metals and concerning issues regarding its commercial use, offering a wider viewpoint for the diversity of biosorbents and utilization of biosorption technique. It is evident from the profound literature survey that pH, biosorbent particle size, contact time, initial metal ion concentration, presence of chelating ligands etc. are some factors that affect the rate and extent of biosorption.&nbsp;</p> Ankita Negi Arpita Negi Rajesh Kumar Bhuvnesh Kumar Sushil Kumar Joshi Narendra Singh Bhandari Copyright (c) 2021 ANKITA NEGI, Rajesh Kumar, Sushil Kumar Joshi 2022-01-03 2022-01-03 8 1 1 17 10.15415/jce.2021.81001 Sustainable Practices Improving the University Campus: Feasibility of A Photovoltaic System <p>This article aimed to discuss the principles of sustainability applied to the built environment, highlighting the importance of universities as replicators of these practices. To respond to a demand from the campus for more security in the energy supply, the work proposes the implementation of a solar photovoltaic energy system. For this, it carried out an economic viability analysis through bibliographic review activities, characterization of the study area, dimensioning of photovoltaic systems, budgets, cost analysis and payback calculation. The research evaluated the system’s implementation considering two energy demands, for the entire campus and for a smaller building. It was found that the CSL-UFSJ consumes, on average, 27,300.38 kWh, at a cost of US$ 2,736. Thus, an annual savings of US$ 32,833 is calculated. The cost estimate analyzes showed a value of US$ 139,784 for the implementation of the system. The return on investment time was calculated for 4.3 and 4.9 years considering simple and discounted Payback respectively.It is estimated that the consumption of the DECEB building is 13,187.1 kWh with a cost of US$ 1,322 per month, which results in an annual savings of US$ 15,860. The cost estimate analyzes showed a value of US$ 40.601 for the implementation of the system and values of 4.3 and 4.9 years were obtained as return on investment time considering the calculations for simple and discounted Payback, respectively. The research demonstrates that the implementation of the photovoltaic solar energy generation system is feasible for both cases analyzed. </p> Jandira Menezes J.C. Cury L.M. Souza Copyright (c) 2021 Jandira Menezes, J.C. Cury, L.M. Souza 2021-06-26 2021-06-26 8 1 43 53 10.15415/jce.2021.72006