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Modeling adsorption of copper by using microwave incinerated rice husk ash (MIRHA)

Johan, N.A. and Kutty, S.R.M. and Isa, M.H. and Hashim, H. (2011) Modeling adsorption of copper by using microwave incinerated rice husk ash (MIRHA). In: United Kingdom-Malaysia-Ireland Engineering Science Conference (UMIES 2011), Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Many non-conventional adsorbent have been studied as economic alternative to commercial activated carbon and mostly agricultural waste have been introduced such as rubber leaf powder and hazelnut shell. Microwave Incinerated Rice Husk Ash (MIRHA), produced from the rice husk is one of the low-cost materials that was used as adsorbent of heavy metal. The aim of this research was to study the feasibility of using MIRHA500 and MIRHA800 as adsorbent for the removal of Cu(II) metal ions from aqueous solutions by the batch studies. The adsorption of Cu(II) into MIRHA500 and MIRH800 favors Fruendlich isotherm.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Copper (II) aqueous solution, batch study, MIRHA500, MIRHA800, Microwave Incinerated Rice Husk Ash (MIRHA)
Subjects:T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
ID Code:6482
Deposited By: Assoc Prof Dr Mohamed Hasnain Isa
Deposited On:05 Oct 2011 00:24
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:22

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