Chemically treated saw dust as adsorbent to remove phenol from wastewater

Rakesh, Singh and Mkkul, Anand and Girish, C R (2018) Chemically treated saw dust as adsorbent to remove phenol from wastewater. International Journal Of Mechanical Engineering And Technology, 9 (4). pp. 61-67. ISSN 0976 – 6359

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Abstract

The capability of saw dust as an adsorbent was tested to adsorb phenol from wastewater. The property of the saw dust was improved by treating with sulphuric acid. The effect of operating parameters like dosage and pH were investigated. The isotherm studies were conducted by varying temperature in the range of 25oC, 35oC and 45oC. The kinetic experiments were conducted for the concentrations of 60, 90 and 120 mg/L. The isotherm data were following Freundlich model and the kinetic experiments were agreeing with first order model. The maximum adsorption capacity was calculated as 9.025 mg/g.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Saw dust, phenol, characterization, kinetics, isotherm
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemical
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2018 10:20
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2018 10:20
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/151387

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