Adsorption of cobalt and zinc from wastewater by nigerian grass waste

Salian, Anish and Dsouza, Anston and Girish, C R (2019) Adsorption of cobalt and zinc from wastewater by nigerian grass waste. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 14 (21). pp. 3626-3635. ISSN 1819-6608

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Abstract

The Nigerian grass waste was used as an adsorbent for removing cobalt and zinc from the wastewater. The adsorption studies were conducted in single and binary solution. The waste was treated with sulphuric acid to enhance the properties like pore volume, particle size and surface area. The equilibrium data from the single component mode were checked with different models to investigate the adsorption mechanism. The equilibrium data were following Langmuir isotherm for cobalt and zinc. The adsorption in the binary solution mode showed synergism signifying that the addition of a component to a system increases the total adsorption capacity of the system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: grass waste, cobalt, zinc, isotherm, interaction, synergism
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Chemical
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2021 06:45
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2021 06:45
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156578

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