Characterization of optimized activated carbon production from soyabeans pod

Olawale, O O and Obayomi, K S and Raphael, O D (2020) Characterization of optimized activated carbon production from soyabeans pod. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 445. 012054. ISSN 1755-1315

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The experimental design was targeted at characterizing the optimized production of activated carbon from soyabeans pod through the means of phosphoric acid as an activating agent. The three parameters considered for the optimization process was impregnation ratio (0.5-1.5 M), activation time (60-120 min) and activation temperature (200-600 o C). The central composite strategy which is a feature of the RSM was utilized to achieve the optimal preparation conditions. The optimum conditions obtained for the good percentage of yield response was 1.06 M, 305.34 o C and 89.95 min. The ANOVA result gathered revealed that acid concentration has the most substantial impact on the response yield shadowed by activation temperature and activation time, respectively. Brunauer Emmett Teller (BET), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis were carried out on the samples. The raw and produced activated carbon from soyabeans pod BET surface region was 228.2 and 709 m2 /g, respectively.

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Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
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Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2021 15:23
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2021 15:23

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