Chemometrics of Solvent Extraction of Mn(II) and Fe(III) Bis(salicylidene) Ethylenediamine Complexes in Acid Medium

Nworie Felix Sunday


In this study, the preparation and solvent extraction parameters of Mn(II) and Fe(III) -bis(salicylidene) ethylenediamine (H2SAL) were modeled with classical statistical analyses processed using SPSS19.0 software. The linear correlation coefficients for Mn(II) were between 0.59 to 1.0, whereas for Fe(III), it was between 0.48-1.0. The F-values, a measure of the significance of the models, indicated that all the factors are needed, though to differing degrees, for the preparation and extraction of the metal complexes. The significance level for each model was lower than 5%, and as such, the relationship can be generalized to the whole process. The experiments indicated that the solvent extraction combined with the modelling method was accurate, efficient, and reproducible and could be applied on an industrial scale.


Doi: 10.28991/HEF-2020-01-02-03

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Modeling; H2SAL; Solvent Extraction; Metal Ions; SPSS.


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