Gas Adsorption and Storage at Metal-Organic Frameworks


  • Jamil Y. Alhussainy College of Engineering - University of Baghdad
  • Rana Th. ABD Alrubaye College of Engineering - University of Baghdad



adsorption, mof-199, dry gas


Dry gas is considered one of the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. As a result, developing an efficient strategy for storing this gas has become essential. In this work, MOF-199 was synthesized and characterized in order to investigate the MOF-199 in dry gas adsorption using a built-in volumetric system (methane, ethane, and propane from Basrah gas company). The MOF-199 (metal organic framework) was synthesized using the solvothermal method at 373K for 24h, and then it was characterized. The dry gas adsorption on MOF-199 was studied under various conditions (adsorbent dosage, contact time, temperature, and pressure). The isothermal adsorption of the dry gas had been studied on MOF-199 using two types of models: Freundlich and Langmuir. The results of the isothermal adsorption shown corresponded to the Freundlich model with a correlation coefficient (R²) of 0.9426. Also, the rate of adsorption kinetic of the first and second-order was studied, and the results showed that the reaction rate was second-order.



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How to Cite

Ahmed, J. Y. and Alrubaye , R. T. A. . (2022) “Gas Adsorption and Storage at Metal-Organic Frameworks”, Journal of Engineering, 28(1), pp. 65–75. doi: 10.31026/j.eng.2022.01.05.