Ion Exchange Membranes

Fundamentals and Applications


  • Yoshinobu Tanaka, Representative, IEM Research Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
  • Yoshinobu Tanaka, Representative, IEM Research Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Fundamental study and industrial application of ion exchange membranes started over half a century ago. Through the ongoing research and development, the ion exchange membrane technology is now applied to many fields and contributes to the improvement of our standard of living. Ion Exchange Membranes states the ion exchange membrane technology from the standpoint of fundamentals and applications. Discussing not only various phenomena exhibited by the membranes but also their applications in many fields with economical evaluations.
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For students, researchers, engineers, practitioners and consultants.


Book information

  • Published: July 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51982-5

Table of Contents

Fundamentals Chapter 1 Preparation of ion exchange membranes
Chapter 2 Membrane property measurement
Chapter 3 Membrane characteristics and transport phenomena
Chapter 4 Theory of Teorell, Meyer and Sievers (TMS theory)
Chapter 5 Irreversible thermodynamics
Chapter 6 Overall mass transport
Chapter 7 Concentration polarization
Chapter 8 Water dissociation
Chapter 9 Current density distribution
Chapter 10 Hydrodynamics
Chapter 11 Limiting current density
Chapter 12 Leakage
Chapter 13 Energy consumption
Chapter 14 Membrane deteriorationApplicationsChapter 1 Elecreodialysis
Chapter 2 Electrodialysis reversal
Chapter 3 Bipolar membrane electrodialysis
Chapter 4 Electro-deionization
Chapter 5 Electrolysis
Chapter 6 Diffusion dialysis
Chapter 7 Donnan dialysis
Chapter 8 Energy conversion