Advances in Water Desalination / Edition 1

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Desalination is a dynamically growing field with more research, more engineering, more applications, more countries, more people, and with more training programs. This book provides high quality invited reviews on progress in various aspects of the desalination field. It features comprehensive coverage of desalination science, technology, economics, markets, energy considerations, environmental impact, and more. It is a key guide for professionals and researchers in water desalination and related areas including chemical, mechanical, and civil engineers, chemists, materials scientists, manufacturers of desalination membranes, water reuse engineers, and water authorities, as well as students in these fields.

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“It is a key guide for professionals and researchers in water desalination and related areas including chemical, mechanical, and civil engineers, chemists, materials scientist, manufacturers of desalination membranes, water reuse engineers, and water authorities, as well as students in these fields.” (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ, 1 March 2013
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470054598
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/18/2012
  • Series: Advances in Water Desalination Series , #1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 712
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

NOAM LIOR is a Professor in the Department of MechanicalEngineering and Applied Mechanics at the University ofPennsylvania. He has long-standing experience in water desalinationresearch, education, and consulting, since his doctoral work at theUniversity of California Berkeley Seawater Conversion Laboratory.Dr. Lior has numerous publications and awards in the field, is theeditor of Measurements and Control in Water Desalination,and is a member of the editorial board of the journalDesalination and an Associate Editor of the journalDesalination and Water Treatment.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Noam Lior

Introduction to the Book Series ix
Noam Lior

About the Authors xi

1. Water Desalination Revisited in Changing Physical and EconomicEnvironments 1
Yehia M. El-Sayed

2. Environmental and Performance Aspects of Pretreatment andDesalination Technologies 79
Sabine Lattemann,∗ Sergio G. Salinas Rodriguez, Maria D.Kennedy, Jan C. Schippers, and Gary L. Amy

3. Economic Aspects of Water Desalination 197
Amitzur Barak

4. Advances in Hollow-Fiber Reverse-Osmosis Membrane Modules inSeawater Desalination 309
Atsuo Kumano

5. Adsorption–Desalination Cycle 377
Anutosh Chakraborty, Kyaw Thu, Bidyut Baran Saha,∗ and KimChoon Ng∗

6. Advanced Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, andAutomation (IMCA) in Multistage Flash (MSF) and Reverse-Osmosis(RO) Water Desalination 453
Noam Lior,∗ Ali El-Nashar, and Corrado Sommariva

Index 659

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 29, 2013

    Good book from the sample

    I give it 3 stars because it is way too expensive

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