Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering

Edited by

  • Enrico Drioli, Institute on Membrane Technology, Rende (CS), Italy
  • Lidietta Giorno, Director of the Institute on Membrane Technology of the National Research Council of Italy, ITM-CNR

This multivolume work covers all aspects of membrane science and technology--from basic phenomena to the most advanced applications and future perspectives. Modern membrane engineering is critical to the development of process-intensification strategies and to the stimulation of industrial growth. The work presents researchers and industrial managers with an indispensable tool toward achieving these aims.
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Audience

Academic and industrial researchers working in the area of membranes and their application: wastewater, desalination, adsorption, catalysis, etc., process engineers in separation science, membrane scientists, biologists and biochemists, consultants and environmental scientists

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2010
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53204-6


Table of Contents


Book 1: Basic aspects of membrane science and engineering 

SECTION 1: ROLE AND FUNCTION OF BIOLOGICAL AND ARTIFICIAL MEMBRANES

1.1 Biological membranes and biomimetic artificial membranes
Lidietta GIORNO, Rosalinda MAZZEI, Enrico DRIOLI

1.2 Functionalized Membranes for Sorption, Separation and Reaction: An Overview
Abhay R. LADHE, Jian XU, Aaron M. HOLLMAN, Vasile SMULEAC, Dibakar BHATTACHARYYA

SECTION  2: FUNDAMENTALS FOR TRANSPORT PHENOMENA IN MEMBRANE

2.1 Modelling and simulation of membrane structure and transport properties
Vasilis BURGANOS

2.2 Fundamentals of transport phenomena in polymer membranes
Donald R. PAUL

SECTION 3: BASIC ASPECTS FOR POLYMERIC AND INORGANIC MEMBRANE PREPARATION

3.1 Basic aspects in polymeric membrane preparation
Enrico DRIOLI, Heiner STRATHMANN, Lidietta GIORNO

3.2 Advanced polymeric and organic-inorganic membranes for pressure driven processes
Suzana P. NUNES, Klaus-Viktor PEINEMANN

3.3 Norbornene polymers as material for membrane gas separation
Yuri YAMPOLSKII

3.4 Amorphous perfluoropolymer membranes
Vincenzo ARCELLA, P. TONIOLO, M. AVATANEO, A. GHIELMI, G. MARCHIONNI

3.5 Plasma membranes
Stéphanie ROUALDES, Vincent ROUESSAC, Jean DURAND

3.6 Membranes preparation using supercritical fluids
Ernesto REVERCHON, Stefano CARDEA

3.7 Basic aspects in inorganic membrane preparation
Anita BUEKENHOUDT, Andrei KOVALEVSKI, Jan LUYTEN, Frans SNIJKERS

3.8 Ceramic hollow fibre membranes and their applications
Kang LI

3.9 Preparation of carbon membranes for gas separation
Ahmad Fauzi ISMAIL

3.10 Carbon nanotube membranes: A new frontier in membrane science
Mainak MAJUMDER, Pulickel M. AJAYAN

SECTION  4: MEMBRANE CHARACTERIZATION

4.1 Characterization of Filtration Membranes
Pierre AIMAR

4.2 The use of atomic force microscopy in membrane characterisation
Nidal HILAL, Daniel JOHNSON

Book 2: Membrane operations in molecular separations

SECTION 1: REVERSE OSMOSIS AND NANOFILTRATION

1.1 Fundamentals in Reverse Osmosis
Gunnar JONSSON, Francesca MACEDONIO

1.2 Preparation of Industrial RO, NF Membranes and Their Membrane Modules and Applications
Masaru KURIHARA, Hiroki TOMIOKA

1.3 Current and emerging developments in desalination with Reverse Osmosis membrane systems
Jean-Christophe SCHROTTER, Sophie RAPENNE, Jerome LEPARC, Pierre-Jean REMIZE, Stellio CASAS

1.4 Transport phenomena in nanofiltration membranes
Serena BANDINI, Luigi BRUNI

1.5 Nanofiltration operations in non-aqueous systems Ludmila G. PEEVA, Sairam MALLADI, Andrew LIVINGSTON

SECTION 2: ULTRAFILTRATION AND MICROFILTRATION

2.1 Ultrafiltration: fundamentals and engineering
Herb LUTZ

2.2 Fundamentals on crossflow microfiltration
Robert FIELD

SECTION 3: GAS SEPARATION

3.1 Polymeric membranes for gas separation
Eric Favre

3.2 Membranes for recovery of volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
Klaus Ohlrogge, Jan WIND, Torsten BRINKMANN

SECTION 4: PERVAPORATION

4.1 Fundamentals and perspectives for pervaporation
Kazukiyo NAGAI

4.2 Selective Membranes For Purification And Separation Of Organic Liquid Mixtures
Tadashi URAGAMI

4.3 Supported liquid membranes for pervaporation processes
Daniel GORRI, Ana URTIAGA, Inmaculada ORTIZ

SECTION 5: DIALYSIS

5.1 Membranes for Dialysis (Medical Applications)
Carina ZWEIGART, Markus NEUBAUER, Markus STORR, Torsten BÖHLER, Bernd KRAUSE

SECTION 6: ELECTROMEMBRANE PROCESSES

6.1 Electromembrane Processes: Basic Aspects and Applications
Heiner STRATHMANN

6.2 Basic aspects in membrane properties for fuel cells
Giulio ALBERTI, Mario CASCIOLA
 
Book 3: Chemical and biochemical transformations in membrane systems
 
SECTION 1:BASIC ASPECTS  IN MEMBRANE REACTORS

1.1 Basic aspects of membrane reactors
Juergen CARO

1.2 Computer aided model based design and analysis of hybrid membrane reaction, separation process
Rafiqul GANI, Vipasha SONI, Piotr T MITKOWSKI

1.3 Modelling and simulation of catalytic membrane reactors
Giuseppe BARBIERI, Francesco SCURA, Adele BRUNETTI

1.4 Multiphase membrane reactors
Renzo DI FELICE, Gustavo CAPANNELLI, Antonio COMITE

SECTION 2:  Catalytic membranes and membrane reactors

2.1 Catalytic membranes and membrane reactors
Enrica FONTANANOVA, Enrico DRIOLI

2.2 Pervaporation membrane reactors
Bart VAN DER BRUGGEN

2.3 Photocatalytic processes in membrane reactors
Raffaele Molinari, Angela CARUSO, Leonardo PALMISANO

2.4 Biocatalytic Membranes and Membrane Bioreactors
Lidietta GIORNO, Rosalinda MAZZEI, Enrico DRIOLI

SECTION 3:BIOCHEMICAL TRANSFORMATIONS AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE

3.1 Hollow fibre membrane bioreactor technology for tissue engineering and stem cell therapy
H. YE, Zhangfeng CUI,  M. J ELLIS, J.B. CHAUDHURI, H. MACEDO, A. MANTALARIS

3.2 Membrane approaches for liver and neuronal tissue engineering
Sabrina MORELLI, Simona SALERNO, Antonella Piscioneri,  Maria Rende, Carla Campana, Loredana De Bartolo

3.3 Separation & Purification of Stem and Blood cells by Porous Polymeric Membranes
Akon HIGUCHI

Book 4: Membrane contactors and integrated membrane operations
 
SECTION 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF MEMBRANE CONTACTORS

1.1 Basic principles of membrane contactors: membrane distillation and osmotic distillation
Membrane materials and modules for membrane contactors
  Efrem CURCIO

1.2 Membrane Crystallization Technology
Gianluca DI PROFIO, Efrem CURCIO, Enrico Drioli

1.3 Membrane emulsification
Emma PIACENTINI, Lidietta GIORNO, Alberto FIGOLI, Enrico DRIOLI

1.4 Liquid membranes
Michael E. VILT, W.S. Winston HO, Norman N. LI

SECTION 2: INTEGRATED MEMBRANE OPERATIONS IN VARIOUS INDUSTRIAL SECTORS: CASE STUDIES

2.1 Integrated membrane operations in various industrial sectors
Andrzej KOLTUNIEWICZ

2.2 Basic aspects and applications of membrane processes in agro-food and bulk biotech industries
Frank LIPNIZKI

2.3 Membrane technology: latest applications in the refinery and petrochemical field
Paola BERNARDO, Enrico DRIOLI

2.4 Membrane systems for seawater and brackish water desalination
Enrico DRIOLI, Francesca MACEDONIO

2.5 Membrane operations in municipal waster treatments
Jun MA