Polypyrrole conducting polymer and its application in removal of copper ions from aqueous solution

Hosseini, S. and Mahmud, N.H.M.E. and Yahya, R.B. and Ibrahim, F. and Djordjevic, I. (2015) Polypyrrole conducting polymer and its application in removal of copper ions from aqueous solution. Materials Letters, 149. pp. 77-80. ISSN 0167-577X

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Abstract

Water-borne diseases are one of the major concerns in many countries. Particularly the presence of heavy metals inside the water resources can cause serious problems. In that perspective, current research is focused on the removal of copper (Cu2+) ions from aqueous solution by using polypyrrole. Synthesized polypyrrole before and after adsorption was analyzed by SEM equipped with EDX. The effect of important parameters on metal uptake has been investigated such as: dosage of the adsorbent, pH of the adsorption solution, contact time between adsorbent and contaminated water, and initial concentration of the copper ions. Furthermore, adsorption data corresponded well to the Langmuir isotherm model. Polypyrrole has proven to be an effective adsorbent that can be used not only for the removal of Cu2+ but also other heavy metal ions as well. (C) 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Water treatment, removal of heavy metals, water-borne diseases, selective adsorption, water, nanocomposite, chromium, cr(vi), carbon,
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2016 01:28
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 06:16
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/15699

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