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Removal of chromium with CNT coated activated carbon for waste water treatment

Kabbashi, Nassereldeen Ahmed and Nour, Abdurahman Hamid and Alkhatib, Maan Fahmi Rashid and Maleque, Md. Abdul (2019) Removal of chromium with CNT coated activated carbon for waste water treatment. In: Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials. Elsevier 2020, Elsevier 2020, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9780128131954

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Abstract

Since the discovery of carbon nanotubes by Ijama in 1991, a researcher with the Nippon Electric Company (NEC) Laboratory in Tsukuba, Japan (Zhao et al., 2006) has been in the focus of material research due to their unique electronic and mechanical properties in combination with the chemical stability. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are nanostructures resulting from revolved graphene planes and have a range of attractive chemical and physical properties. CNTs exist as single (SWNTs), and multi-walled (MWNTs) structures. CNTs theoretically is well known of its high electrical conductivity, very high tensile strength, highly flexibility where it can be bent considerably without damage, very elastic B18% elongation to failure, high thermal conductivity, low thermal expansion coefficient, good field emission of electrons and high aspect ratio (length to diameter ratio more than 1,000,000)

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 4286/73389
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adsorption, Cr(IV), CNT, Wastewater, AC
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP155 Chemical engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Biotechnology Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Nassereldeen Kabbashi
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 03:44
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 04:00
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73389

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