Adsorption by Powders and Porous Solids: Principles, Methodology and Applications

Adsorption by Powders and Porous Solids: Principles, Methodology and Applications


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780080970356
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/18/2013
Pages: 646
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jean Rouquerol is director of the Centre de Thermodynamique, and a leading authority on adsorption thermodynamics and the methodology of thermal analysis and adsorption calorimetry

Francoise Rouquerol leads a research team at the Centre de Thermodynamique et de Microcalorimetrie and the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Marseille, France. She is also a senior professor at University of Provence.

Kenneth Sing is an emeritus professor of Brunel University and visiting professor at Bristol University, both in the UK. He is co-author of the well-known book Adsorption, Surface Area and Porosity.

Table of Contents

Preface. List of Main Symbols. Introduction. Thermodynamics of Absorption at the Gas—Solid Interface. Methodology of Adsorption at the Gas—Solid Interface. Interpretation of Physisorption Isotherms at the Gas—Solid Interface. Adsorption at the Liquid—Solid Interface: Thermodynamics and Methodology. Assessment of Surface Area. Assessment of Mesoporosity. Assessment of Microporosity. Adsorption by Active Carbons. Adsorption by Metal Oxides. Adsorption by Clays, Pillared layer Structures and Zeolites. Properties of Some Novel Adsorbents. General Conclusions and Recommendations. Index.

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