Adsorption: Science and Technology by A.E. RodriguesAdsorption: Science and Technology by A.E. Rodrigues

Adsorption: Science and Technology

EditorA.E. Rodrigues, M. Douglas LeVan, Daniel Tondeur

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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Vimeiro, Portugal, July 17-29, 1988
Title:Adsorption: Science and TechnologyFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 5, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940107514X

ISBN - 13:9789401075145

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Table of Contents

I. Characterization of Adsorbents and Tthermodynamics of Adsorption.- Characterization of adsorbents.- Theories of adsorption in micropores.- The statistical thermodynamic approach to the correlation of equilibrium data.- A two-patch heterogeneous model with surface phase transition for benzene adsorption on silicalite.- Interpretation of low temperature gas adsorption and desorption using stochastic pore networks.- Adsorption of n-hexane and 3-methylpentane on zeolites Y and ZSM 20.- II. Kinetics of Adsorption and Fixed-Bed Processes.- Adsorption kinetics.- Dynamics of fixed-bed adsorbers. Isothermal adsorption of single components.- Asymptotic fixed-bed behavior: proportionate and constant patterns.- Pore scale hydrodynamics.- Separation processes based on electrosorption phenomena.- Adsorptive reactors.- Design aspects of fixed-bed adsorption processes.- Numerical methods for the solution of adsorption models.- III. Cyclic Processes and Simulated Moving Beds.- Gas separation by pressure swing adsorption using carbon molecular sieves.- Pressure swing adsorption technology.- Modeling and simulation of rate induced PSA separations.- Thermal swing adsorption.- On countercurrent adsorption separation processes.- Sorbex: continuing innovation in liquid phase adsorption.- IV. Applications in Biotechnology and Environmental Engineering.- The use of granular activated carbon for potable water treatment as an example of liquid phase applications of activated carbon.- Breakthrough time of organic vapours in activated carbon filters as a function of the air flow pattern.- Continuous adsorption in biotechnology.- Continuous chromatographic processes.- Biochemical reaction and separation in chromatographic columns.- Some factors involved in scale-up of industrial biotechnological adsorption processes.- Development of physical and mathematical modelling for scale-up of batch stirred tank and packed-bed column adsorption and chromatographic units.- Optimisation of adsorption techniques for the purification of biomolecules.- Gel filtration chromatography.- Adsorption chromatography for protein purification.- List of Lecturers and Participants.