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Development of effective lead removal from wastewater by graphene oxide

Nik Abdul Ghani, Nik Rashida and Jami, Mohammed Saedi and Alam, Md. Zahangir and Wan Salim, Wan Wardatul Amani and UNSPECIFIED (2019) Development of effective lead removal from wastewater by graphene oxide. In: Graphene Malaysia 2019, Putrajaya Marriott Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study aims to remove lead from wastewater effluent by adsorption process using graphene oxide (GO). FTIR revealed the presence of functional groups such as carboxyl, epoxy, and hydroxyl. The morphology of GO was analysed by SEM displayed GO consists of randomly aggregated and crumpled structure, showed some wrinkle and fold area on the surface of GO which confirmed that the graphite was well exfoliated during the oxidation process. The adsorption parameters were optimized using fractional factorial design. GO demonstrated 99.98 % of lead removal at initial concentration of 100 mg/L lead, pH 9 and 60 min of contact time. Adsorption studies indicated that the adsorption fitted well with the Langmuir isotherm model, predicted the monolayer coverage removal of lead.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 5545/79049
Uncontrolled Keywords: effective lead removal : fractional factorial design ; Langmuir isotherm ; monolayer
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: Professor Dr. Mohammed Saedi Jami, PhD CEng MIChemE
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2020 16:17
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2020 16:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/79049

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