New Insights into Membrane Science and Technology: Polymeric and Biofunctional Membranes

Edited by

  • Dibakar Bhattacharyya, University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA
  • Allan Butterfield, University of Kentucky, Kentucky, USA

Membrane techniques provide a broad science and technology base. Although there are several books in the traditional membrane field, there is a great need for a highly comprehensive book. This refereed book covers materials from highly respected researchers. This title is highly multidisciplinary in nature and should be extremely valuable to scientists and engineers involved in a variety of activities. Students and faculty members around the world will find this title to be an excellent reference book.
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Academic libraries. Students and faculty involved with membrane research. Industry (in particular petrochemical and pharmaceutical).


Book information

  • Published: May 2003
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-51175-1


This book, the eighth in Elsevier's membrane Science and Technology Series, contains 19 well-written review papers that describe the theoretical and practical aspects of membrane theory and applications. The editors are to be congratulated on this aspect as well as their work in assembling an excellent series of membrane-oriented papers that reviews developments in this rapidly evolving field."

Table of Contents

Advances in Membrane Transport/Fouling, Imaging Techniques,and Contacting Devices: Membrane Transport Models, Fouling, and Formation;Non-Invasive Characterizations of Membrane Fluid Transport and Fouling;Membrane Contactors and Environmental ApplicationsFunctional Membranes and Materials for Biocatalysis, Separation, and Analysis:Biofunctional Membranes and Biomedical Devices; Functionalized Membranes for Separations and Reactions;SensorsIndex