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Oil spill remediation by adsorption using two forms of activated carbon in marine environment

Nazifa, T. H. and Uddin, A. S. M. S. and Islam, R. and Hadibarata, T. and Salmiati, Salmiati and Aris, A. (2019) Oil spill remediation by adsorption using two forms of activated carbon in marine environment. In: 1st IEEE International Conference on Computing, Electronics and Communications Engineering, iCCECE 2018, 16-17 AUg 2018, University of Essex Southend, United Kingdom.


Official URL: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/iCCECOME.2018.8659202


The removal of diesel oil from water by activated carbon and magnetically modified activated carbon (MAC) produced from agricultural waste like banana stem was investigated. Batch adsorption technique was followed by varying pH (2 to 10), adsorbent dosage (0.05 to 1.5 gm), contact time (5 to 70 min) and initial concentration (200 to 4500 mg/L) to obtain optimum parameters. The magnetized activated carbon exhibited a greater removal (97%) compared to non-magnetized activated carbon (83 %). FTIR (Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy), FESEM and XRD were used to characterize the adsorbents. Kinetic and isotherm studies were also executed. The experimental result fitted well with Freundlich model (R2 = 0.99) and pseudo second order kinetic model (R2 = 0.99) for MAC.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:activated carbon, diesel, oil spill
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:88941
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:29 Dec 2020 12:43
Last Modified:29 Dec 2020 12:43

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