World Journal of Applied Chemistry

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Mann’s Cucumeropsis Seed Shell as an Oil Sorbent: Kinetic, Isotherm, and Thermodynamic Studies

    Amalachukwu Ifeyinwa Obi, Vincent Ismael Egbulefu Ajiwe, Nkiruka Charity Eboagu, Ifeoma Lilian Ekene-Echerebo, Chidinma Malinda Muobike

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: 3 April 2023
    Accepted: 2 May 2023
    Published: 18 May 2023
    Abstract: Oil spill cleanup using agricultural wastes, which otherwise cause environmental contamination, has gained popularity. In this study, the feasibility of using Mann's cucumeropsis seed shell, a commonly found agricultural waste, as an oil spill mop, was investigated. To identify the surface characteristics of the seed shell, SEM and BET analyses wer... Show More
  • Review of Inexpensive Adsorbents for Removing Boron from Aqueous Solutions

    Nam-Il Kim, Kyong-Chol Kim

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 9-21
    Received: 7 April 2023
    Accepted: 15 May 2023
    Published: 29 May 2023
    Abstract: Boron is one of the essential elements for plants, animals, and humans, but its excess poses a great risk to life. Therefore, it is necessary to effectively remove boron from various boron-containing aqueous solutions to reduce damage to living things. There have been many studies on the adsorbent for removing boron from the boron-containing aqueou... Show More