Kinetic Analysis of the Adsorption of Cibacron Blue onto Bean Peel
Keywords:Adsorption, Kinetics, Cibacron blue, Bean peel, Pseudo-2nd order
Biosorption is a kind of sorption technology in which the sorbent is derived from a biological source. At the moment, biosorption is seen as a simple, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly process that might be employed as a viable alternative to conventional techniques of pollution removal. When it comes to improper textile waste disposal, it falls under one of the branches of bioremediation that is used to reduce contamination in the setting of improper textile waste disposal. The sorption isotherm of Cibacron Blue onto bean peel were analyzed using three modelsâ€”pseudo-1st, pseudo-2nd and Elovich, and fitted using non-linear regression. The Elovich model was the poorest in fitting the curve based on visual observation and the best was pseudo-2nd order based on statistical analysis such as root-mean-square error (RMSE), adjusted coefficient of determination (adjR2), bias factor (BF), accuracy factor (AF), corrected AICc (Akaike Information Criterion), Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC) and Hannanâ€“Quinn information criterion (HQC). Nonlinear regression analysis using the pseudo-2nd order model gave values of equilibrium sorption capacity qe of 6.164 mg/g (95% confidence interval from 5.918 to 6.410 ) and a value of the pseudo-2nd-order rate constant, k2 of 0.034 (95% confidence interval from 0.024 to 0.045). Further analysis is needed to provide proof for the chemisorption mechanism usually tied to this kinetic.
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