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Sheng-Hung Wu Department of Fire Science, WuFeng University, 117, Chian-Kuo Rd., Sec. 2, Min-Hsiung, Chiayi 62153, Taiwan, ROC

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Chu-Chin Hsieh Graduate School of Engineering Science and Technology, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (NYUST), 123, University Rd., Sec. 3, Douliou, Yunlin 64002, Taiwan, ROC

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Chung-Cheng Chiang Department of Electrical Engineering, Hsiuping Institute of Technology (HIT), 11, Gongye Rd., Dali Dist, Taichung 41280, Taiwan, ROC

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Jao-Jia Horng Graduate School of Engineering Science and Technology, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (NYUST), 123, University Rd., Sec. 3, Douliou, Yunlin 64002, Taiwan, ROC

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Wei-Ping Pan Institute for Combustion Science & Environmental Technology, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 42101, USA

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Chi-Min Shu Graduate School of Engineering Science and Technology, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (NYUST), 123, University Rd., Sec. 3, Douliou, Yunlin 64002, Taiwan, ROC

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Abstract

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and greenhouse gases are the main factors involved in pollution control and global warming. Various treatment methods involving incineration, adsorption, etc., have been employed to reduce VOCs and greenhouse gases concentration in the operating environment and atmosphere. Activated carbon, zeolite, silica gel, and alumina have been broadly used to adsorb pollutants in various industrial applications. Based on the promising effect of adsorption, we analyzed and identified the thermal phenomena of home-made zeolite using various instruments. The endothermic reaction under 100 °C of home-made zeolite was identified as steam adsorption, which is an important discovery. The optimal adsorption temperatures of home-made zeolite have been determined at 200–550 °C.

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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Language English
Size A4
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1969
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24
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ISSN 1388-6150 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2926 (Online)

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