Filters and Filtration Handbook


  • Kenneth Sutherland, Managing Director, Northdoe Ltd., Reigate, Surrey, UK
  • George Chase, Professor & Associate Chair for Research, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron, OH, USA

Filters are used in most industries, especially the water, sewage, oil, gas, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The new edition of this established title is an all-encompassing practical account of standard filtration equipment and its applications. Completely revised and rewritten, it is an essential book for the engineer working in a plant situation-who requires guidance and information on what’s available and whether it’s suitable for the job. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers.Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers.
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chemical engineers, plant and maintenance engineers, designers and manufacturers of filtration systems, water comapnies, oil and gas companies, consultants


Book information

  • Published: June 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-85617-464-0

Table of Contents

1. Basic principles 2. Filter Media 3. Membranes 4. Filtration equipment 5. Separation equipment 6. Sedimentation equipment 7. Solid/ Liquid Separation applications 8. Gas cleaning processes 9. Equipment selection