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Year : 2015 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 86-97

Adsorption of rhodamine B by acid activated carbon- thermodynamic and
equilibrium studies

Arivoli1*, Arivoli2

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Corresponding author

Arivoli*

M.r.Government Arts College

  • 1. M.r.Government Arts College
  • 2. M.r.Government Arts College

Received on: 11/05/2016

Revised on: 11/05/2016

Accepted on: 11/05/2016

Published on: 11/05/2016

  • Arivoli, Arivoli (2015), Adsorption of rhodamine B by acid activated carbon- thermodynamic and
    equilibrium studies. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation, 3(2): 86-97. doi: 10

Abstract

A carbonaceous adsorbent prepared from an indigenous waste by acid treatment was tested for its efficiency in removing Rhodamine B (RDB). The parameters studied include agitation time, initial dye concentration, carbon dose, pH and temperature.

Keywords

activated carbon (FBC), adsorption isotherm, equilibrium, intraparticle diffusion, kinetic and thermodynamic parameters, regeneration pattern, rhodamine B (RDB)