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0974-4150 (Online)
0974-4169 (Print)


Author(s): J. Raffiea Baseri, P.N. Palanisamy, P. Sivakumar

Email(s): raffiea2010@gmail.com

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Address: J. Raffiea Baseri1, P.N. Palanisamy2 and P. Sivakumar3
1Department of Chemistry, Al-Ameen Engineering College, Erode, Tamilnadu-638 104, India
2Department of Chemistry, Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai, Erode, Tamilnadu- 638 052,India
3Department of Chemistry, Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Namakkal, Tamilnadu- 637 002, India
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 5,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2012


ABSTRACT:
Activated carbon prepared from Thevetia peruviana wood was used as an adsorbent for the removal of Acid Violet 49 from aqueous solutions. Batch adsorption experiments were performed for adsorption kinetics and isotherm by varying temperature, initial dye concentration, pH and time. The amount of dye adsorbed increased while increasing the initial concentration and temperature of the solution. The experimental data fitted well to Pseudo second order kinetic model with Intra particle diffusion as the rate determining step. Adsorption data fitted with Langmuir model. The negative value of Gibb’s free energy (?G°) indicated that the adsorption was spontaneous in nature. The results showed that the activated carbon of Thevetia peruviana was suitable for the removal of the acidic dyes from the aqueous solutions. The positive value of enthalpy ( ) indicated that the adsorption of the selected dyes were endothermic.


Cite this article:
J. Raffiea Baseri, P.N. Palanisamy, P. Sivakumar. Use of Activated Carbon of Thevetia peruviana wood for the Adsorption of Acid Violet Dye from Aqueous Solutions. Asian J. Research Chem. 5(4): April 2012; Page 456-461.


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