Membrane Technology and Applications / Edition 2

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Overview

This A to Z guide to membrane science, technology, and applications provides comprehensive coverage of membrane preparation, modules, and transport theory. Highly illustrated with comprehensive and current reference listings, the resource provides practical uses and how-to's for a broad range of application areas.  
  • Single author work presenting a unified treatment
  • Comprehensive coverage of membrane preparation, modules and transport theory
  • A 'how-to' book giving practical advice 
  • Highly illustrated with comprehensive and current reference listings
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Editorial Reviews

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“…the best handbook on membrane technology, which is currently on the market...” (Membrane News, September 2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470854457
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/31/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 552
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard W. Baker, Membrane Technology and Research, Inc.(MTR), Newark, California, USA
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments for the first edition.

Acknowledgments for the second edition.

1. OVERVIEW OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

Introduction.

Historical Development of Membranes.

Types of Membranes.

Membrane Processes.

References.

2. MEMBRANE TRANSPORT THEORY.

Introduction.

Solution-diffusion Model.

Structure–Permeability Relationships in Solution-diffusion Membranes.

Pore-flow Membranes.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

3. MEMBRANES AND MODULES.

Introduction.

Isotropic Membranes.

Anisotropic Membranes.

Metal Membranes and Ceramic Membranes.

Liquid Membranes.

Hollow Fiber Membranes.

Membrane Modules.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

4. CONCENTRATION POLARIZATION.

Introduction.

Boundary Layer Film Model.

Determination of the Peclet Number.

Concentration Polarization in Liquid Separation Processes.

Concentration Polarization in Gas Separation Processes.

Cross-flow, Co-flow and Counter-flow.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

5. REVERSE OSMOSIS.

Introduction and History.

Theoretical Background.

Membranes and Materials.

Reverse Osmosis Membrane Categories.

Membrane Selectivity.

Membrane Modules.

Membrane Fouling Control.

Membrane Cleaning.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

6. ULTRAFILTRATION.

Introduction and History.

Characterization of Ultrafiltration Membranes.

Concentration Polarization and Membrane Fouling.

Membrane Cleaning.

Membranes and Modules.

System Design.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

7. MICROFILTRATION.

Introduction and History.

Background.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

8. GAS SEPARATION.

Introduction and History.

Theoretical Background.

Membrane Materials and Structure.

Membrane Modules.

Process Design.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

9. PERVAPORATION.

Introduction and History.

Theoretical Background.

Membrane Materials and Modules.

Process Design.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

10. ION EXCHANGE MEMBRANE PROCESSES–ELECTRODIALYSIS.

Introduction and History.

Theoretical Background.

Chemistry of Ion Exchange Membranes.

Transport in Electrodialysis Membranes.

System Design.

Applications.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

11. CARRIER FACILITATED TRANSPORT.

Introduction and History.

Coupled Transport.

Facilitated Transport.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

12. MEDICAL APPLICATIONS OF MEMBRANES.

Introduction.

Hemodialysis.

Blood Oxygenators.

Controlled Drug Delivery.

References.

13. OTHER MEMBRANE PROCESSES.

Introduction.

Dialysis.

Donnan Dialysis and Diffusion Dialysis.

Charge Mosaic Membranes and Piezodialysis.

Membrane Contactors and Membrane Distillation.

Membrane Reactors.

Conclusions and Future Directions.

References.

Appendix.

Index.

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