Chapter 5. Engineering Scale-up for Hydrogen Transport Membranes

  1. Anthony F. Sammells Chief Technology Officer and
  2. Michael V. Mundschau Principal Senior Scientist
  1. David J. Edlund

Published Online: 3 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608796.ch5

Nonporous Inorganic Membranes: for Chemical Processing

Nonporous Inorganic Membranes: for Chemical Processing

How to Cite

Edlund, D. J. (2006) Engineering Scale-up for Hydrogen Transport Membranes, in Nonporous Inorganic Membranes: for Chemical Processing (eds A. F. Sammells and M. V. Mundschau), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608796.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Eltron Research Inc., 4600 Nautilus Court South, Boulder, Colorado, CO 80301-3241, USA

Author Information

  1. 1698 NW Davenport Avenue, Bend, OR 97701, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527313426

Online ISBN: 9783527608799

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Keywords:

  • nonporous inorganic membranes;
  • engineering scale-up;
  • hydrogen transport membranes;
  • hydrogen-permeable metal membranes;
  • module design;
  • laboratory test module;
  • evaluation module;
  • commercial membrane module

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Review

  • General Review of Hydrogen-permeable Metal Membranes and Module Design

    • Scale-up and Differential Expansion

    • Overview of Sealing Methods

  • Scale-up from Laboratory Test-and-Evaluation Module to Commercial Membrane Module

    • Cost and Membrane Thickness

    • Module Maintenance and Operating Costs

    • Overview of Membrane Fabrication Methods

  • Membrane Module Design and Construction

    • Design of the Module Shell

    • Membrane Sealing Options

    • Commercial Applicability