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dc.contributor.authorYang, Tingen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-27T06:33:38Z
dc.date.available2011-12-27T06:33:38Z
dc.date.copyright2003en_US
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/47182
dc.description313 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractPistachio nuts are abundantly available in the Middle East and the United States of America. Therefore, large quantities of the shells will be generated. To further utilise these cheap and abundant solid wastes, it is proposed to use them as starting materials for the preparation of activated carbons because of their high carbon and low ash contents. In this project, the feasibility of preparing effective adsorbent from pistachio-nut shell for the removal of gaseous pollutant such as sulphur dioxide was studied. Subsequent adsorption kinetic studies for both single particle and column bed systems were carried out.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineeringen_US
dc.titlePreparation, characterisation, kinetic and adsorption studies of activated carbons for environmental pollution controlen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.contributor.supervisorLua Aik Chongen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Production Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeDoctor of Philosophy (MPE)en_US
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