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Application of statistical thermodynamics to the olfaction mechanism.
The use of the grand canonical ensemble with the chemical potential notion gave an interpretation of Stevens' law and a better understanding of the role of some parameters involved in the olfaction mechanism, such as saturated vapor pressure and power law exponent. Expand
Acid dye adsorption onto cationized polyamide fibres. Modeling and consequent interpretations of model parameter behaviours.
The configurational entropy at various temperatures allowed to deduce some results related to the evolution of the disorder during the adsorption process and the behaviours of the different dyes taking into account their particular structure. Expand
New insights into single-compound and binary adsorption of copper and lead ions on a treated sea mango shell: experimental and theoretical studies.
The Hill and competitive Hill models developed on the basis of the grand canonical ensemble were applied and it was deduced that the adsorption energy represented the dominant factor promoting the greater Adsorption of lead than that of copper in both systems. Expand
Insights on the statistical physics modeling of the adsorption of Cd2+ and Pb2+ ions on bentonite-chitosan composite in single and binary systems
Abstract In this study, a bentonite-chitosan composite was tested for the single and binary adsorption of Cd2+ and Pb2+ ions at constant pH (6) and different temperatures (30, 40, and 50 °C). ForExpand
Modeling of the Psychophysical Response Curves Using the Grand Canonical Ensemble in Statistical Physics
This paper aims to investigate the peripheral mechanism of taste perception by the use of the grand canonical ensemble in statistical physics. It allows a better understanding of this process and itsExpand
A new statistical physics model for the ternary adsorption of Cu2+, Cd2+ and Zn2+ ions on bone char: Experimental investigation and simulations
Abstract A new statistical physics model is developed to elucidate the ternary adsorption of some heavy metal ions, i.e. copper (Cu2+), cadmium (Cd2+) and zinc (Zn2+) on bone char. The model isExpand
Understanding the adsorption mechanism of phenol and 2-nitrophenol on a biopolymer-based biochar in single and binary systems via advanced modeling analysis
Abstract In this paper, the adsorption of phenol and 2-nitrophenol on a biopolymer-based biochar in single and binary systems was investigated at 298–328 K and pH 5. Experimental results indicatedExpand
Synthesis and characterization of a novel amphoteric adsorbent coating for anionic and cationic dyes adsorption: Experimental investigation and statistical physics modelling
Abstract A new adsorbent (amphoteric adsorbent coating: AAC) based on composite coating with amphoteric functionality was employed to study the adsorption mechanism of Brilliant Green (BG) and AcidExpand
Iron-modified composite adsorbent coating for azo dye removal and its regeneration by photo-Fenton process: Synthesis, characterization and adsorption mechanism interpretation
Abstract Adsorption is an extensively used technique in wastewater treatment because this process is low cost, practical in operation and efficient. However, the regeneration of spent adsorbents isExpand
Application of Statistical Physics on the Modeling of Water Vapor Desorption Isotherms
The sorption isotherms give information about the interaction of biopolymers with water vapor. These isotherms are extremely important in the modeling of the drying processes and in the prediction ofExpand