Myers, A. L. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sircar, S. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania.
- Adsorption equilibrium
- Adsorption kinetics
- Column dynamics
- Industrial applications
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Processes for separation of gases based on the adsorption effect. When a pure gas or a gas mixture is contacted with a solid surface, some of the gas molecules are concentrated at the surface due to gas-solid attractive forces, in a phenomenon known as adsorption. The gas is called the adsorbate and the solid is called the adsorbent.
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