Adsorption of Dyes

  • Sourav Mondal
  • Mihir Kumar Purkait
  • Sirshendu De
Part of the Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology book series (GCST)


Adsorption is one of the most commonly used, traditional separation technologies utilized for separation. Since it is an equilibrium-governed process, the process efficiency is excellent, but the throughput is relatively low. Nevertheless, because of its simplicity, this is one of the normally used technologies for dye removal from aqueous stream. Therefore, it is imperative to understand the modeling aspects of such adsorbent-based systems which is necessary for design and implementation of the technology. Additionally, the chapter describes the characteristics of the different commonly used adsorbents and its applicability.


Adsorbent Chrysoidine Eosin Congo red Activated charcoal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sourav Mondal
    • 1
  • Mihir Kumar Purkait
    • 2
  • Sirshendu De
    • 3
  1. 1.Mathematical InstituteUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Chemical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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