2. Fundamentals of Adsorption onto Activated Carbon in Water and Wastewater Treatment

  1. Prof. Ferhan Çeçen1 and
  2. Dr. Özgür Aktaş2

Published Online: 23 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527639441.ch2

Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment

Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment

How to Cite

Çeçen, F. and Aktaş, Ö. (2011) Fundamentals of Adsorption onto Activated Carbon in Water and Wastewater Treatment, in Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment: Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527639441.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bogazici University, Inst. of Environmental Sciences, 34342 Istanbul, Turkey

  2. 2

    TUBITAK-MRC, Environment Institute, 41470 Gebze, Kocaeli, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 21 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324712

Online ISBN: 9783527639441

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Keywords:

  • activated carbon;
  • preparation;
  • characteristics;
  • chemical activation;
  • thermal activation;
  • adsorption;
  • transport processes;
  • isotherms;
  • competitive adsorption;
  • GAC adsorbers;
  • breakthrough curve;
  • regeneration;
  • reactivation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Activated Carbon

  • Adsorption

  • Activated Carbon Reactors in Water and Wastewater Treatment

  • Activated Carbon Regeneration and Reactivation