Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2003 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 6 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 2003
 


Table 2. Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption constants associated to adsorption isotherms of copper(II) ions on Sargassum sp. at different temperatures.


T (K)

Freundlich constants

Langmuir constants

KF

n

R

Q0 (mg/g)

KL (L/gmol)

R

298

5.7 (1.0)a

2.3 (0.2)

0.908

82.6 (1.2)

1654 (217)

0.998

313

5.2 (0.8)

2.1 (0.2)

0.953

88.0 (1.7)

1522 (200)

0.997

328

5.4 (1.2)

2.0 (0.2)

0.917

93.9 (2.1)

1611 (233)

0.996

a: Figures in parenthesis are standard deviations (n = 20).

 

 


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