Studies on Biosorption of Alizarin Red Dye onto Borassus Powder and Optimization Through Central Composite Design

Authors(2) :-Dr. Ch. A. I. Raju, P. Jagadeesh

This work presents an alternative methodology for removal of a dyestuff Alizarin Red from aqueous solutions by using a new biosorbent, Borassus powder in a batch biosorption technique. The characterization of the biosorbent was performed by using FTIR and XRD techniques. The parameters investigated includes, agitation time, biosorbent size, pH, initial concentration of dye, dosage of biosorbent and temperature. The Kinetic study incorporated lagergren first order and pseudo second order models. The study also included thermodynamics and isotherms like Langmuir, Freundlich and Temkin. The experimental data was correlated for regression analysis and the data was very well fitted.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Ch. A. I. Raju
Assistant Professor (Stage 3), Department of Chemical Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
P. Jagadeesh
Research Scholar Department of Chemical Engineering,Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Alizarine red dye, Borassus, RSM, CCD, kinetics.

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 8 | May-June 2018
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Dr. Ch. A. I. Raju, P. Jagadeesh, " Studies on Biosorption of Alizarin Red Dye onto Borassus Powder and Optimization Through Central Composite Design , International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 8, pp.255-274, May-June-2018. Available at doi : 10.32628/IJSRST184858
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