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Call Number MAKARA : Vol. 14 (2010): 1
Collection Type UI-ana Indek Artikel
Title A simple technique for surface area determination through supercritical co2 adsorption/ MAKARA SERI TEKNOLOGI
Author Mahmud Sudibandriyo
Lokasi : Perpustakaan Fakultas Ilmu Komputer
Nomor Panggil ID Koleksi Status
MAKARA : Vol. 14 (2010): 1 TERSEDIA
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The Masurement of specific surface area of porous materials has long been important in physical sciences and is currently growing in importance in applied and environmental science. Numerous systems have been develpoed for surface area measurement by gas adsorption. Commercial systems are available which can measure a wide range of absolute surface area with relative ease. However, their cost is often prohibitive. In this study, an inexpensive apparatus for surface area measurement has been set up to be used for measurong supercritical adsorption of CO2. The Ono-Kondo lattice model was used to represent the adsorption isotherm and to determine the surface area. The results of surface area determination using CO2 adsorption combined with OK model have been compared to the numbers obtained carbons, the new method gives reasonable agreement results (within 10% devation) compared to the results obtained from nitrogen BET method. In addition, the new method also gives more reasonable results for surface area determination of coals. As know, the nitrogen BET method gives almost zero of coals' surface area. This might be due to the characteristic of the coals' structure that might change (the pores are closed) during the cooling proces in nitrogen BET method. Moreover the new method can also be usde to determine the surface area of porous materials using CO2 adsorption data at various temperatures without sacrificing their accuracy.