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dc.contributor.authorBarkley, William A.en
dc.date.accessioned2016-01-21T18:05:26Zen
dc.date.available2016-01-21T18:05:26Zen
dc.date.issued1958en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/64488en
dc.description.abstractThe use of activated carbon for removing color from organic solutions has been known since the seventeenth century. Industrial use of activated carbon as an adsorbent was not possible until 1900 because of inadequate temperature control equipment. Since that time activated carbon has found widespread application in industrial adsorption. The purpose of this investigation was to determine equilibrium data for the system air-acetone-activated carbon at temperatures of 20, 27, and 34ºC at atmospheric pressure. This investigation was carried out at temperatures of 20, 27, and 34ºC at atmospheric pressure, using acetone as the adsorbate and activated carbon as the adsorbent. The adsorption column used was a three inch O.D. pyrex glass column. The amount of adsorption was determined by measuring the change in length of a calibrated quartz spring with a cathetometer, using a constant flow rate of adsorbate. The results of this investigation showed that adsorption of the acetone in activated carbon increased as the concentration of the acetone in air increased, and that there was no significant difference in adsorption at the three test temperatures, 20, 27, and 34ºC, The use of a narrow temperature range and a non-porous bucket for holding the adsorbent is noted. Temperatures above room temperature were not obtainable because of acetone condensation on the quartz spring and bucket.en
dc.format.extentvii, 65 leavesen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherVirginia Polytechnic Instituteen
dc.relation.isformatofOCLC# 26382525en
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V853 1958.B374en
dc.subject.lcshCarbon, Activateden
dc.subject.lcshAtmospheric pressureen
dc.subject.lcshEquilibriumen
dc.titleEquilibrium data for the system air-acetone-activated carbon at temperatures of 20,27 and 34 degrees C at atmospheric pressureen
dc.typeThesis - Undergraduateen
dc.contributor.departmentChemical Engineeringen
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Scienceen
thesis.degree.nameBachelor of Scienceen
thesis.degree.levelundergraduateen
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Instituteen
thesis.degree.disciplineChemical Engineeringen
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