Analytical solution using a pore diffusion model for a pseudoirreversible isotherm for the adsorption of basic dye on silica



An analytical solution for a two resistance mass transfer model explaining the adsorption of Astrazone Blue dye (Basic Blue 69) onto Sorbsil silica has been developed. The model includes a film mass transfer coefficient, kf1 = 80 × 10−6cm·s−1, and an internal effective diffusivity, Deff = 18×10−9cm2·s−1 which controls the internal mass transport processes based on a pore diffusion mechanism.