Zeta Potentials of Suspended Humus in Multivalent Cationic Saline Solution and Its Effect on Electro-Osomosis Behavior

  title={Zeta Potentials of Suspended Humus in Multivalent Cationic Saline Solution and Its Effect on Electro-Osomosis Behavior},
  author={Hossein Moayedi and Sina Kazemian},
  journal={Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology},
  pages={283 - 294}
The surface electrical charge was measured for laboratory grade organic soil colloidal particles by varying pH between 2 and 11 and at 0.001, 0.01, 0.1, and 1.0 mol/L of cationic saline solution (CaCl2, Na2Sio3, Al2(SO4)3, MgCl2, and Na2CO3) concentrations. The zeta (ζ) potential values showed low sensitivity to pH in salt solutions. The ζ potential of pure organic soils varied from +7.5 mV at pH 2.8 to −28.5 mV at pH 11.3. The ζ potential calculation of humus particles in distilled water… 
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