Adsorption of Gases on Heterogeneous Surfaces

Adsorption of Gases on Heterogeneous Surfaces

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All real solid surfaces are, to some extent, heterogeneous. This book provides a detailed survey of the present state of gas adsorption and coverage extends from basic principles to computer simulation of adsorption. Underlying concepts are clarified, and the strengths and weaknesses of the various methods are examined. Topics discussed include adsorption isotherm equations for different types of heterogeneous solid surfaces, studies of the phase behaviour of gases absorbed, the methods for determining the nature of surface heterogeneity and porosity from experimental data, and computer simulation of adsorption on these surfaces. The text is intended for graduate students and professionals in physical chemistry, and for chemical engineers working on catalysis and gas separation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 608 pages
  • 165.1 x 241.3 x 38.1mm | 997.9g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0126016909
  • 9780126016901

Table of contents

Basic principles; the empirical adsorption isotherms; calorimetric effects in adsorption; the interpretation of empirical isotherms in terms of surface heterogeneity; ideal monolayer adsorption on heterogeneous surfaces; on the nature of the heterogeneity of real solid surfaces; low pressure adsorption and the virial description; mobile monolayer adsorption with lateral interactions; localized monolayer adsorption with interactions between adsorbed molecules; multilayer adsorption on heterogeneous surfaces; numerical methods of evaluating the adsorption energy distribution; multisite occupancy adsorption on heterogeneous solid surfaces; computer simulation of adsorption on heterogeneous solid surfaces.
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