Badri, M. and Crouse, Karen A. (1990) Preparation and characterization of activated carbon. In: International Symposium on Advanced Technology : "New Materials Based on Natural Apprearances", 11-12 October 1990, Osaka, Japan.
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This paper summarizes the work on the preparation and characterization of activated carbon at the University of Agriculture Malaysia. The preparation involved heating an agricultural by-product such as coconut shells and palm oil kernal shells in vacuum. Studies on the physical properties of the carbon thus prepared are also reported. These include the estimation of impurities, identification of functional groups, measurement of conductivity and adsorption and determination of the catalytic effect of carbon in a chemical reaction.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies|
|Deposited By:||Samsida Samsudin|
|Deposited On:||30 Jul 2012 07:41|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2013 03:22|
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