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Table 3 Values of adsorption parameters for cadmium

From: Adsorption of aqueous Cd(II) and Pb(II) on activated carbon nanopores prepared by chemical activation of doum palm shell

Samples Cd2+ (mg/l) Ce (mg/l) qe (mg/l) qt (mg/g) % Adsorbed
A 0.66 0.04 0.62 0.0083 93.94
B 0.69 0.02 0.67 0.0089 97.10
C 0.82 0.07 0.75 0.0100 91.46
D 0.98 0.05 0.93 0.0124 94.89
E 1.02 0.10 0.92 0.0123 90.10
F 1.08 0.08 1.00 0.0133 92.59
G 1.26 0.22 1.04 0.0139 82.54
H 1.30 0.01 1.29 0.0172 99.23
I 1.42 0.09 1.33 0.0177 93.66
J 2.06 0.44 1.62 0.0216 78.64
  1. Optimum operating conditions; adsorbate concentration = 40 mg/l, pH = 5.5, temperature = 30 °C and adsorbent dosage = 1.5 g/50 ml