Non-dissociative adsorption on activated carbon: a statistical rate theory of interfacial transport

Ajit K. Ghosh, T. Sridhar

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The statistical rate theory of interfacial transport, describing the non-dissociative adsorption of gases onto solid adsorbents is evaluated. Transient experimental adsorption data of acetylene, vinyl chloride and hydrogen chloride onto activated carbon are compared with the model predictions. The statistical rate theory is found to be much superior to the conventional Elovich equation. Equilibrium thermodynamic properties for gas-solid system have also been estimated using the model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)784-788
Number of pages5
JournalCanadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1983

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