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Definition of the noun adsorption

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noun - plural: adsorptions

  1. the accumulation of molecules of a gas to form a thin film on the surface of a solid

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enrichment of one or more components in an interfacial layer

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Google previewActivated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment (2011)

Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment by Ferhan Cecen, Özgür Aktas

Adsorption is the accumulation or concentration of substances at a surface or interface.

Google previewEngineering Chemistry (2008)

by Sivasankar

This phenomenon of attracting and concentrating a substance by the surface of a solid or liquid is called adsorption. Adsorption is different...

Absorption is thus a bulk phenomenon while adsorption is a surface phenomenon.

Google previewQuestion Bank In Chemistry For Class Xii

by Tata Mcgraw-Hill

Adsorption is an exothermic process as there occurs decrease in surface energy. 19.

Google previewA Textbook of Physical Chemistry (1985)

by A. S. Negi, S. C. Anand

This phenomenon of accumulation of a substance on the surface of a solid or liquid is called adsorption.

Adsorption is a surface phenomenon and at a given temperature and pressure depends upon the surface area of the adsorbent.

Adsorption is an exothermic process and increases with the decrease of temperature.

Google previewHandbook of Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse (1995)

by Donald R. Rowe, Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid

Physical adsorption is a readily reversible phenomenon. The adsorbed substances do not dissolve in the solid but remain entirely upon the surface. Chemosorption, or activated adsorption, is the result of a chemical interaction between the ...

Google previewPhysical Chemistry

by R L Madan

The phenomenon of attracting and retaining the molecules of a substance on the surface of a liquid or solid resulting into higher concentration of the molecules on the surface is called adsorption. The substance which is adsorbed on the ...

Google previewIntroduction to Chemical Engineering Analysis Using Mathematica (2002)

by Henry C. Foley

Adsorption is a fundamental process of separation that is practiced for different purposes; removal of volatile organics contaminants (VOCs) from air is one, removal of water vapor from nitrogen is another. Hydrogen purification, that is, ...

Google previewCellular Response to Biomaterials (2008)

by Lucy Di Silvio

Adsorption is the accumulation of a substance at an interface.

Google previewToward a New Dimension (2014)

Exploring the Nanoscale by Anne Marcovich, Terry Shinn

Adsorption is the adhesion of atoms, ions, or molecules from a gas, liquid, or dissolved solid to a surface. This process...

Google previewSeparating arsenic oxyanions from natural waters for oxygen isotope analysis (2014)

by Tang, Xiaohui

Adsorption is the main reaction for removal of arsenic from water.

Google previewStoring Energy (2016)

with Special Reference to Renewable Energy Sources by Trevor M. Letcher

Adsorption is a phase transfer process and can be explained as an enrichment of chemical species from a fluid phase onto the (inner) surface...

2, adsorption is an exothermal process and heating up the solid reverses the ...

Google previewHandbook of Hydrogen Storage (2010)

New Materials for Future Energy Storage by Michael Hirscher

Introduction Physisorption or physical adsorption is the mechanism by which hydrogen is stored in the molecular form, that is, without dissociating, on the surface of a solid material. Responsible for ...

Google previewMine Wastes (2007)

Characterization, Treatment and Environmental Impacts by Bernd Lottermoser

Adsorption is the term...

In addition, the kind of metal adsorbed and the extent of metal adsorption is a function of: (a) the solution pH; (b) the presence of complexing ligands; and (c) the metal concentration of the AMD. Arsenic and lead are the ...

Google previewHazardous and Industrial Waste Proceedings, 28th Mid-Atlantic Conference (1996)

by A. Scott Weber

Adsorption is a process where the metal ions are collected at an interface. Among the various adsorbents, the solid phase system is the most commonly used. Solid phases such as ferric hydroxide and aluminum hydroxide are the most ...

Google previewBiosurfactants (2010)

by Ramkrishna Sen

2,3 The driving force for surfactant adsorption is the lowering of free energy of the phase boundary. The interfacial free energy per unit area is what we measure when we determine the ...

Google previewDiffusion, Mass Transfer in Fluid Systems (2016)

by CTI Reviews

potential • Viscosity • Claus process • Elution • Simulated moving bed • Pressureswingadsorption CHAPTER HIGHLIGHTS: KEY TERMS, PEOPLE, PLACES, CONCEPTS Adsorption: Adsorption is the adhesion of atoms, ions, or molecules.

Google previewAdsorption Design for Wastewater Treatment (1998)

by David O. Cooney

Adsorption is a very important method for removing contaminants, particularly organic contaminants, from wastewater streams. The usual adsorbent is activated carbon. The process is often carried out in a batch mode, by adding powdered ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (2005)

by Jack Cazes

INTRODUCTION In essence, the original chromatographic technique was adsorption chromatography. It is frequently referred to as liquid-solid chromatography.

Google previewDekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004)

by James A. Schwarz, Cristian I. Contescu, Karol Putyera

Adsorption of Flexible Polymers on Chemically Heterogeneous Surfaces A number of polymer-surface combinations are realizable and therefore experiments have focused on a subset using nonionic or ionic polymers. The experiments have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, 2004 Update Supplement (2004)

by P. Somasundaran

The following qualitative discussion focuses on the effects of adsorbate size and shape, and activated carbon pore size distribution on adsorption ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering (Print) (2003)

by Dennis R. Heldman

Consequently, the emulsifiers should charge the dispersed particles upon adsorption so that the particles experience electrostatic repulsion. In addition, the emulsifiers should also form a protective layer around the dispersed particles in order ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{ad'sOr-bant} adsorption [CHEM] The surface retention of solid, liquid, or gas molecules, atoms, or ions by a solid or liquid, as opposed to absorbtion, the penetration Of substances into the bulk Of the solid or liquid. {ad'sorp-shsn} adsorption ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2014)

by Carl Schaschke

*Raschig rings, *Lessing rings, and *Berl saddles are some of the most commonly encountered types of packing material and are loaded into vessels such as distillation columns, adsorption and absorption towers. Catalytic particles also form ...

Google previewPopular Chemical Dictionary (1920)

by Charles Thomas Kingzett


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Adsorption, surface area, and porosity

Gregg, S. J., and K. S. W. Sing. 1967. Adsorption, surface area, and porosity. London: Academic Press.

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