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Principles of Adsorption and Adsorption Processes



Principles of Adsorption and Adsorption Processes

Douglas M. Ruthven

ISBN: 978-0-471-86606-0 June 1984 464 Pages


The first up-to-date summary and review for the fundamental principles and industrial practice of adsorption separation processes in more than 30 years. Emphasizes the understanding of adsorption column dynamics and the modeling of adsorption systems, as well as fundamental aspects of kinetics and equilibria.
List of Symbols.

Microporous Adsorbents.

Physical Adsorption and the Characterization of PorousAdsorbents.

Thermodynamics of Adsorption.

Correlation, Analysis, and Prediction of AdsorptionEquilibria.

Diffusion in Porous Media.

Kinetics of Sorption in Batch Systems.

Flow Through Packed Beds.

Dynamics of Adsorption Columns: Single-Transition Systems.

Dynamics of Adsorption Columns: Multiple Transition Systems.

Chromatographic Separation Processes.

Adsorption Separation Processes: I. Cyclic Batch Systems.

Adsorption Separation Processes: II.

Continous Counter Current Systems.