Nanomaterial and Polymer Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Nanomaterial and Polymer Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

by Tawfik Abdo Saleh, Vinod Kumar Gupta

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Overview

Nanomaterial and Polymer Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications presents a unique collection of up-to-date polymeric nanomaterial membranes. The book offers a perfect source to document state-of-the-art developments and innovations in nanocomposite membranes, ranging from materials development and characterization of properties to membrane applications.

The book discusses applications that encompass the enhancement of sorption and degradation processes and their usage for the removal of different pollutants, including heavy metals, dyes, pesticides, and other organic and inorganic pollutants from the industry.

  • Presents a powerful single source for the development of new, rapid, and highly efficient membrane composites
  • Offers a perfect source to document state-of-the-art developments and innovations in nanocomposite membranes, ranging from materials development and characterization of properties to membrane applications
  • Covers applications in membrane science, water treatment, and the removal of pollutants from waste water
  • Provides theoretical and practical information about the synthesis and application of polymeric nanocomposite membranes
  • Includes instructor support material available at textbooks.elsevier.com

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128014400
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 02/25/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 284
File size: 29 MB
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About the Author

Dr. Tawfik Abdo Saleh is a faculty member in the Chemistry Department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He has published several papers in international refereed journals and conference proceedings, has authored and edited several books and book chapters, and he is a member of several local and international scientific societies. He has supervised many graduate students. His expertise includes, but is not limited to, the synthesis, design, and preparation of materials, nanomaterials, nanocomposites, and hybrid materials and their applications. His expertise also includes materials characterization using various techniques.
Dr. Vinod Kumar Gupta is Professor of Chemistry at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India, and is currently working as SARCHI Chair Professor in the Applied Chemistry Department at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published more than 500 papers with 37,000 citations and an h-index of 127. He is editor of many journals and is on the editorial board of more than 20 international journals. He has more than 30 years of research experience in environmental engineering, electro-analytical chemistry, chemical sensors, and waste management.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction and Overview of Membrane Technology 
1. An overview of membrane science and technology
2. Membrane fouling and strategies of fouling control
3. Classification of membranes

Part II. Nanomaterial/Polymer Membrane Development and Design
4. Synthesis of nanomaterials
5. Synthesis of nanomaterial/polymer membranes by polymerization methods
6. Synthesis of nanomaterial/polymer membranes by other methods

Part III. Characterizations of Nanomaterial/Polymer Membranes
7. Structural characterization of nanomaterial/polymer membranes
8. Morphology characterization of nanomaterial/polymer membranes

Part IV. Evaluation and Applications of Nanomaterial/Polymer Membranes
9. Application of nanomaterial/polymer membranes for water and wastewater
10.Other applications of nanomaterial/polymer membranes

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