20. Modeling and Analysis of Solar-Powered Membrane Distillation Unit for Seawater Desalination

  1. Ahmad Fauzi Ismail2 and
  2. Takeshi Matsuura3
  1. Fawzi Banat and
  2. Mohammed Al-Jarrah

Published Online: 31 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118190180.ch20

Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment

Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment

How to Cite

Banat, F. and Al-Jarrah, M. (2012) Modeling and Analysis of Solar-Powered Membrane Distillation Unit for Seawater Desalination, in Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment (eds A. F. Ismail and T. Matsuura), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118190180.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

  2. 3

    Industrial Membrane Research Laboratory, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5 Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid-Jordan, Jordan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118024591

Online ISBN: 9781118190180

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Keywords:

  • SPMD modeling;
  • seawater desalination;
  • mathematical model;
  • solar powered, MD unit;
  • process improvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods/Theory

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • References