Non‐dissociative adsorption on activated carbon: A statistical rate theory of interfacial transport

Ajit K. Ghosh, T. Sridhar

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Abstract

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 coloride 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. Equilibrum thermodynamic properties for gas‐solid system have also been estimated suing the model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)784-788
Number of pages5
JournalThe Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
Volume63
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985

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