Advanced Membrane Technology and Applications

Advanced Membrane Technology and Applications

Editor(s): Norman N. Li, Anthony G. Fane, W. S. Winston Ho, T. Matsuura

Published Online: 29 DEC 2008

Print ISBN: 9780471731672

Online ISBN: 9780470276280

DOI: 10.1002/9780470276280

About this Book

Advanced membranes-from fundamentals and membrane chemistry to manufacturing and applications

A hands-on reference for practicing professionals, Advanced Membrane Technology and Applications covers the fundamental principles and theories of separation and purification by membranes, the important membrane processes and systems, and major industrial applications. It goes far beyond the basics to address the formulation and industrial manufacture of membranes and applications.

This practical guide:

  • Includes coverage of all the major types of membranes: ultrafiltration; microfiltration; nanofiltration; reverse osmosis (including the recent high-flux and low-pressure membranes and anti-fouling membranes); membranes for gas separations; and membranes for fuel cell uses
  • Addresses six major topics: membranes and applications in water and wastewater; membranes for biotechnology and chemical/biomedical applications; gas separations; membrane contractors and reactors; environmental and energy applications; and membrane materials and characterization
  • Includes discussions of important strategic issues and the future of membrane technology

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Membranes and Applications in Water and Wastewater

    1. Chapter 6

      Water Treatment by Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration (pages 131–170)

      M. D. Kennedy, J. Kamanyi, S. G. Salinas Rodríguez, N. H. Lee, J. C. Schippers and G. Amy

  2. Part II: Membranes for Biotechnology and Chemical/Biomedical Applications

    1. Chapter 19

      Hemodialysis Membranes (pages 519–539)

      Norma J. Ofsthun, Sujatha Karoor and Mitsuru Suzuki

  3. Part III: Gas Separations

  4. Part IV: Membrane Contactors and Reactors

  5. Part V: Environmental and Energy Applications

  6. Part VI: Membrane Materials and Characterization

    1. Chapter 30

      Recent Progress in Mixed-Matrix Membranes (pages 787–819)

      Chunqing Liu, Santi Kulprathipanja, Alexis M. W. Hillock, Shabbir Husain and William J. Koros

    2. Chapter 35

      Structure/Property Characteristics of Polar Rubbery Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Removal (pages 929–953)

      Victor A. Kusuma, Benny D. Freeman, Miguel Jose-Yacaman, Haiqing Lin, Sumod Kalakkunnath and Douglass S. Kalika

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