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Homework Help: Adsorption isotherm

  1. Apr 24, 2009 #1

    What does n/w on the y-axis stand for?
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  3. Apr 24, 2009 #2


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    No idea about the definition of 'n' and 'w' but the meaning of the y-axis is 'coverage'.

    edit: it could be that 'n' means moles of absorbing species and 'w' means weight of adsorbent.
    Last edited: Apr 24, 2009
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