Adsorption of Dyes from Actual Effluent

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


Adsorption of color components from the effluent in practice is a challenge as often the actual efficiency of the adsorption process is masked by the competitive adsorption of multiple species present in an effluent. The chapter illustrates the adsorption phenomena using one of the commonly used adsorbents detailed in Chap.  2 for removal of toxic dyes from an effluent. Further analyses were done for the kinetics and isotherm for multicomponent adsorption.


Adsorption Isotherm Equilibrium Kinetics Effluent 


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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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