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isotherm

 [i´so-therm]
a line on a map or chart depicting the boundaries of an area in which the temperature is the same.
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McKay, "Error analysis of adsorption isotherm models for acid dyes onto bamboo derived activated carbon," Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, vol.
The experimental data will be applied to the BET and GAB isotherm models.
Freundlich isotherm: log [q.sub.e] = log [K.sub.F] + (1/n) log [C.sub.e] (4)
Langmuir Isotherm. The Langmuir model is another popularly used sorption model, originally developed by Langmuir [29] to describe the adsorption of gases by solids.
The heavy metal ions sorption isotherm was determined using batch experiments at varied initial metal ion concentration ranging from 5 to 350 mg/L.
An attempt was also made in this work to fit the experimental isotherm data with available adsorption isotherm models.
The prioritisation of higher energy sites before lower energy sites, and a decreasing binding affinity with increasing concentrations results in a nonlinear isotherm where P removal is very strong at low concentrations (Barrow 1978; McGechan and Lewis 2002).
For fruit powder, the hygroscopic equilibrium isotherms are important (Anselmo et al., 2006).
Equation 2 denotes Langmuir isotherm, where "qe" denotes the amount of adsorbate adsorbed at the equilibrium (mg/Kg), "Qmax" the maximum adsorption capacity of the adsorbent (mg/Kg).