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Conceptual Models for Sorption Under Batch Conditions

  • Vyacheslav G. RumyninEmail author
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Part of the Theory and Applications of Transport in Porous Media book series (TATP, volume 25)

Abstract

In equilibrium, the amount of a dissolved component, N, adsorbed on soil or aquifer material and the concentration of this component in the liquid phase, C, at a given temperature and pressure satisfy a unique relationship N = f(C), referred to as the (single-component) sorption isotherm (model). Empirical coefficients of the sorption isotherms are determined by the energy of the different adsorption sites and the nature of liquid/solid interactions (Venitcianov and Rubinshtein 1983). Under certain conditions, sorption processes are only partially reversible, so the desorption parameters may differ, in one direction or another, from the sorption parameters. This is a manifestation of sorption hysteresis (Sect. 19.1.3).

Keywords

Sorption Isotherm Sorption Process Sorption Experiment Sorption Site Aquifer Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geological DepartmentThe Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Environmental Geology Saint Petersburg Division Saint Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussian Federation

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