7. Functionalization of Polymeric Membranes and Feed Spacers for Fouling Control in Drinking Water Treatment Applications

  1. D. Bhattacharyya Editor2,
  2. Thomas Schäfer Editor3,
  3. S. R. Wickramasinghe Co-Editor4 and
  4. Sylvia Daunert Co-Editor5
  1. Colleen Gorey,
  2. Richard Hausman and
  3. Isabel C. Escobar

Published Online: 22 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch7

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials

How to Cite

Gorey, C., Hausman, R. and Escobar, I. C. (2012) Functionalization of Polymeric Membranes and Feed Spacers for Fouling Control in Drinking Water Treatment Applications, in Responsive Membranes and Materials (eds D. Bhattacharyya, T. Schäfer, S. R. Wickramasinghe and S. Daunert), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom. doi: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, USA

  2. 3

    POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, Spain

  3. 4

    Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, The University of Toledo, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974308

Online ISBN: 9781118389553

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Keywords:

  • polymeric membranes;
  • feed spacers;
  • membrane filtration;
  • plasma treatment;
  • ion beam irradiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Membrane Filtration

  • Fouling

  • Improving Membrane Performance

  • Design and Surface Modifications of Feed Spacers for Biofouling Control

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements