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Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128222577

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes

1st Edition

Transport Phenomena in Membranes

Editors: Angelo Basile Kamran Ghasemzadeh
Paperback ISBN: 9780128222577
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st November 2021
Page Count: 312
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Transport Phenomena in Membranes illustrates many aspects of mass transport in different membranes used in separation processes, along with their advantages when compared with other types of separation methods. This book focuses on introducing and analyzing transport phenomena in membranes and overviewing achievements in the development of mass transport mechanisms of various membranes. Hence, this book is a key reference text for R&D managers in industry interested in the development of membrane technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of the strategic treatment, separation and purification processes.

This book is intended to act as a resource for a wide range of people in various separation fields, including students and researchers, consultants and engineers, operators and managers, who have an interest in membrane technology.

Key Features

  • Describes developments in transport phenomena in different membrane processes
  • Provides a comprehensive reference book in the membrane field for students and engineers
  • Describes membrane separation fundamentals and relates them to various potential applications


Academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of the membrane processes to energy conversion. R&D Companies and Institutions

Table of Contents

  1. Fundamental of membrane technologies
    2. Transport phenomena in UF/MF processes
    3. Transport phenomena in RO/NF processes
    4. Transport phenomena in ED/RED processes
    5. Transport phenomena in MD processes
    6. Transport phenomena in Dialysis processes
    7. Transport phenomena in Pervaporation processes
    8. Transport phenomena in Gas Membrane Separations
    9. Transport phenomena in Membrane Contactor systems
    10. Transport phenomena in Drug Delivery Membrane systems


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About the Editors

Angelo Basile

Angelo Basile, a Chemical Engineer, is a senior Researcher at the ITM-CNR where he is responsible for research related to both the ultra-pure hydrogen production and CO2 capture using Pd-based Membrane Reactors. He also holds a full professor of Chemical Engineering Processes. He has 140 scientific papers in peer to peer journals and 230 papers in international congresses; editor/author of more than 40 scientific books and 100 chapters on international books on membrane science and technology; 6 Italian patents, 2 European patents and 5 worldwide patents. He is referee of 116 international scientific journals and member of the Editorial Board for 22 of them. Professor Basile is also associate editor of the international journal Hydrogen Energy and of the Asia-Pacific journal Chemical Engineering, and is Editor-in-chief of the international journal Membrane Science & Technology and Editor-in-chief of Membrane Processes (Applications), a section of the international journal Membranes. Professor Basile also prepared 25 special issues on membrane science and technology for many international journals (IJHE, Chem Eng. J., Cat. Today, etc.). He participated to and was/is responsible for many national and international projects on membrane reactors and membrane science, and previously served as Director of the ITM-CNR.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Researcher, Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM), Italian National Research Council (CNR), University of Calabria, Rende, Italy

Kamran Ghasemzadeh

Dr. Kamran Ghasemzadeh is an associate professor of chemical engineering at the Urmia University of Technology (Urmia, Iran). At this moment, he is director of UUT research center. He received his doctorate from the Sahand University of Technology (Tabriz, Iran) and worked as a researcher in the Nanomaterial Research Center (NMRC) for several years. Dr. Ghasemzadeh has collaborated with ITM-CNR conducting research on hydrogen production using inorganic (lead or silica-based) materials. He has made many important contributions to the materials and devices for sustainable, clean energy such as inorganic membrane reactors, pure hydrogen production, natural gas conversion, gas separation by membranes, inorganic membrane synthesis and modeling of membrane reactor performance and separation processes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Urmia university of Technology, Urmia, Iran

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