• Nanoporous carbon from corn cobs and its application 

    Shah, Parag S. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    Chemical activation of corn cobs using phosphoric acid or potassium hydroxide can lead to nanoporous carbon having surface area in excess of 3800 m²/g and pore volume of 2.5cc/g. Dried, crushed, corn cobs were carbonized ...
  • Production, characterization, and applications of activated carbon 

    Leimkuehler, Eric Paul (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    This thesis investigates the production of activated carbon, an environmentally friendly adsorbent which is used in many industries. Activated carbon can be derived from many different sources and produced in varying ...