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Environmental Engineering and Policy

, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp 149–154 | Cite as

Color removal of monoazo acid dye from aqueous solution by adsorption and chemical coagulation

  • S. Venkata Mohan
  • P. Sailaja
  • M. Srimurali
  • J. Karthikeyan
Article

Abstract

This communication presents the results of an investigation conducted on color removal from a monoazo acid dye, C.I. Acid Red 88, by adsorption onto coal based sorbents like Lignite coal, Charfines and Bituminous coal and F-400 Activated carbon and by chemical coagulation employing Aluminum sulfate, Ferric chloride, Manganese sulfate, Manganese chloride and Barium chloride.

Keywords

Intraparticle Diffusion Color Removal Bituminous Coal Aluminum Sulfate Manganese Chloride 
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List of symbols

t

Contact time, minutes

C

Initial concentration of dye, mg/L

Ct

Concentration of dye at time t, mg/L

K

First Order Rate Constant, t−1

Kp

Pore Diffusion Constant, mg/g/min

b

Langmuir’s adsorption constant (energy), L/mg

Q0

Langmuir’s adsorption constant (capacity), mg/g

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Venkata Mohan
    • 1
  • P. Sailaja
    • 1
  • M. Srimurali
    • 1
  • J. Karthikeyan
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Engineering Division, Department of Civil EngineeringSri Venkateswara UniversityTirupatiIndia

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