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Membrane Technology

A Practical Guide to Membrane Technology and Applications in Food and Bioprocessing

Membrane technology is a rapidly developing area, with key growth accross the process sector, including biotech separation and biomedical applications (e.g. haemodialysis, artificial lungs), through to large scale industrial applications in the water and waste-water processing and the food and drink industries. As processes mature, and the cost of membranes continues to dramatically reduce, so their applications and use are set to expand. Process engineers need access to the latest information in this area to assist with their daily work and to help to develop and apply new and ever more efficient liquid processing solutions. This book covers the latest technologies and applications, with contributions from leading figures in the field. Throughout, the emphasis is on delivering solutions to practitioners. Real world case studies and data from leading organizations -- including Cargill, Lilly, Microbach, ITT -- mean this book delivers the latest solutions as well as a critical working reference to filtration and separation professionals.

Audience
Chemical and process, mechanical and environmental engineers, microbiologists in the food, bioprocessing, biopharma, biotech, enzyme processing, bioenergy, waste water sectors.

Hardbound, 312 Pages

Published: July 2010

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-1-85617-632-3

Contents

  • Membrane Fouling and Cleaning in Food and Bioprocessing
    Membrane Applications in Monoclonal Antibody Production
    Fundamentals of Pressure Driven Membrane Separation Processes
    Membrane Technologies for Food Processing Waste Treatment
    Practical Aspects of Membrane System Design in Food and Bioprocessing Applications
    Application of Membrane Technology in Vegetable Oil Processing
    Membrane Processes for the Production of Bulk Fermentation Products
    Membrane Processes in Fruit Juice Processing
    Challenges of Membrane Technology in the XXI Century
    US Regulatory Approval of Membrane Technology
    Membrane Application in Soy Sauce Processing

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