American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2023

  • Using Modified Activated Carbon to Remove Methylene Blue and Rhodamine B from Wastewater

    N’guessan Louis Berenger Kouassi, Abollé Abollé, Adjoumani Rodrigue Kouakou, Victor Gogbe, Albert Trokourey

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 30-40
    Received: May 29, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 05, 2023
    Published: Aug. 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Water contamination by dyes is a worldwide problem. There is, however, limited information on the adsorption of rhodamine B (RhB) and methylene blue (MB) by activated carbon modified by ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA). This study aimed to remove MB and RhB from industrial effluent by palm kernel shell modified activated carbon. The specific ... Show More
  • Research Article

    Physico-Chemical and FTIR Studies on Tri-ethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether in Water Using Density Functional Theory

    Rakesh Kumar Bhardwaj*, Anamika, Ravi Kumar Rana, Geetika Sharma

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 3, September 2023
    Pages: 41-47
    Received: Oct. 08, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 31, 2023
    Published: Nov. 17, 2023
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajpc.20231203.12
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    Abstract: The impact of simultaneous presence of ethereal oxygen (–O–) and alcoholic (OH) groups on the excess thermodynamic properties and the corresponding behaviour of alkoxy alkanol in binary mixtures has great relevance in understanding the nature of interactions patterns among molecules. Density functional theory (DFT) has progressively developed as a ... Show More