Mathematical modeling of sorption process of Cu2+ ions on analcime and clinoptilolite

Claudia Cobzaru, Vassilis Inglezakis

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Abstract

The sorption capacity of the native Romanian clinoptilolite and analcime employed for removing Cu2+ ions from wastewater was investigated under various conditions of temperature, time and solution concentration. These parameters are necessary and sufficient for developing a mathematical model of the sorption process. The corresponding mathematical models show common characteristics due to the good arrangement of the experimental points on the response surfaces and correlation coefficients close to unity. Differences appear with respect to the shape of the response surface and model equations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2059-2063
Number of pages5
JournalEnvironmental Engineering and Management Journal
Volume11
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Analcime
  • Clinoptilolite
  • Mathematical model
  • Sorption process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Pollution
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law

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