Chapter 2. Applications of Membrane Separation

  1. Trevor J. Britz1 and
  2. Richard K. Robinson2
  1. Athanasios Goulas and
  2. Alistair S. Grandison

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697634.ch2

Advanced Dairy Science and Technology

Advanced Dairy Science and Technology

How to Cite

Goulas, A. and Grandison, A. S. (2008) Applications of Membrane Separation, in Advanced Dairy Science and Technology (eds T. J. Britz and R. K. Robinson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697634.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

  2. 2

    Consultant in Food Science and Technology, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405136181

Online ISBN: 9780470697634



  • membrane separation;
  • physical parameters;
  • production methods;
  • cleaning;
  • electrodialysis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Transport theory of membrane separation processes

  • Membrane classification, production methods and characterization

  • Modules and modes of operation of Pressure-Driven membrane filtration processes

  • Hygiene and cleaning

  • Composition and properties of dairy fluids for membrane processing

  • Applications of membranes in the dairy industry

  • Future Developments

  • References