Chapter 14. Membrane Engineering: Progress and Potentialities in Gas Separations

  1. Yuri Yampolskii3 and
  2. Benny Freeman4
  1. Adele Brunetti1,
  2. Paola Bernardo1,
  3. Enrico Drioli2 and
  4. Giuseppe Barbieri1

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch14

Membrane Gas Separation

Membrane Gas Separation

How to Cite

Brunetti, A., Bernardo, P., Drioli, E. and Barbieri, G. (2010) Membrane Engineering: Progress and Potentialities in Gas Separations, in Membrane Gas Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29 Leninsky Pr., 119991, Moscow, Russia

  2. 4

    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Research Council – Institute for Membrane Technology (ITM–CNR), Via Pietro BUCCI, c/o The University of Calabria, Cubo 17C, 87030 Rende CS, Italy

  2. 2

    Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, c/o University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, 17/C, Rende (CS), Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746219

Online ISBN: 9780470665626



  • applied aspects of membrane gas separation;
  • membrane engineering - progress and potentialities in gas separations;
  • membrane technology for gas separation (GS) - well-consolidated technique;
  • amorphous perfluoropolymers - for casting asymmetric composite membranes;
  • materials and membranes employed in GS;
  • carbon molecular sieve membranes - and good transport properties;
  • membranes applications in GS;
  • main industrial applications - membrane technology for GS;
  • membrane process flow - of natural gas dehydration plant of PRISM;
  • membrane process, economical process for high pressure purge gas upgrading


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Membranes Employed in GS

  • Membranes Applications in GS

  • New Metrics for Gas Separation Applications

  • References