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Journal of Thermodynamics
Volume 2014, Article ID 670186, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/670186
Research Article

Separation of Methylene Blue Dye from Aqueous Solution Using Triton X-114 Surfactant

1Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu 620015, India
2Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

Received 21 August 2014; Revised 9 November 2014; Accepted 11 November 2014; Published 2 December 2014

Academic Editor: Felix Sharipov

Copyright © 2014 Arunagiri Appusamy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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