Isotherm and Kinetics studies, Adsorption of Chromium (III) Ions from Wastewater Using Cane Papyrus

Authors(2) :-Mohammed Jaafar Ali Al-atabe, Ahmed Alaa hussein

Cane Papyrus, a novel plant material, were found to exhibit excellent adsorption capacity over a wide range of Cr(III) concentration. It was characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy to support the adsorption of Cr(III) ions. Effect of different parameters likes pH, contact time, initial concentration and different electrolytes was investigated using batch process to optimize conditions for maximum adsorption. The adsorbent data were analyze using Langmuir, Freundlich, isotherm equations at 30°, 40° and 50 °C. Thermodynamic parameters such as standard enthalpy change(?H°), free energy change (?G°) and entropy change (?S°)were also evaluated and the results indicated that adsorption of Cr(III)spontaneous and endothermic. Various kinetics models including the Pseudo- ?rst -order kinetics, Pseudo-second-order kinetics and Intra particle diffusion models have been applied to the experimental data to predict the adsorption kinetics. Kinetic study was carried out by varying initial concentration of Cr(III) at constant temperature and it was found that pseudo-second-order rate equation was better obeyed than pseudo- ?rst -order equation supporting that chemisorptions process was involved.

Authors and Affiliations

Mohammed Jaafar Ali Al-atabe
Environmental Engineering Department/Al-Mustansaryah University, Baghdad, Iraq
Ahmed Alaa hussein
Environmental Engineering Department/Al-Mustansaryah University, Baghdad, Iraq

Adsorption; Cane papyrus; Chromium (Cr); Isotherms; Kinetics.

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-17
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 676-686
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Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Mohammed Jaafar Ali Al-atabe, Ahmed Alaa hussein, " Isotherm and Kinetics studies, Adsorption of Chromium (III) Ions from Wastewater Using Cane Papyrus , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.676-686, September-October-2017.
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