Chapter 5. The Solution–Diffusion Model: A Unified Approach to Membrane Permeation

  1. Yuri Yampolskii1,
  2. Ingo Pinnau2 and
  3. Benny Freeman3
  1. Johannes G. (Hans) Wijmans and
  2. Richard W. Baker

Published Online: 26 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047002903X.ch5

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

How to Cite

Wijmans, J. G. and Baker, R. W. (2006) The Solution–Diffusion Model: A Unified Approach to Membrane Permeation, in Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii, I. Pinnau and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047002903X.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29 Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow 117912, The Russian Federation

  2. 2

    Membrane Technology and Research, Inc., 1360 Willow Road, Suite 103, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, Building 133, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, USA

Author Information

  1. Membrane Technology and Research, Inc., 1360 Willow Road, Suite 103, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 2 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470853450

Online ISBN: 9780470029039

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Keywords:

  • solution–diffusion model and membrane permeation;
  • pore-flow model;
  • one-component transport in hyperfiltration;
  • solution–diffusion model transport equation;
  • pervaporation - gas separation and hyperfiltration;
  • multi-component transport in hyperfiltration;
  • reverse osmosis;
  • Maxwell–Stefan approach;
  • Fick's Law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Solution–Diffusion Model

  • One-component Transport in Hyperfiltration (Reverse Osmosis), Gas Separation and Pervaporation Membranes

  • A Unified View

  • Multi-component Transport in Hyperfiltration (Reverse Osmosis), Gas Separation and Pervaporation Membranes

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References