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Electrospun and Nanofibrous Membranes: Principles and Applications covers the fundamental basic science and many engineering aspects of electrospun membrane technology and nanofibers, membrane design and membrane processes. The book comprehensively reviews a wide range of applications of electrospun membranes, including pressure-driven processes, MD process, batteries, oil-water separation, air filtration, drug delivery, fuel-cells and ion-exchange membranes, as well as antimicrobial membranes. It is written for chemical, polymer and materials engineers, professors and students who are working on membrane-based separation technology and electrospun nanofibers, as well as R&D engineers in industry working in the field of membrane technology and nanofibers.
Discussions of applications cover water and wastewater treatment, desalination, drug delivery and tissue engineering, new generation of batteries, fuel cells, air filtration, and more.
- Comprehensively introduces the principles of electrospinning and electrospun membranes
- Reviews the different configurations of electrospinning
- Discusses scale-up strategies for nanofiber production
Chemical, polymer, and materials engineers, professors and students at university working on membrane-based separation technology and electrospun nanofibers. R&D engineers in industry working in the field of membrane technology and nanofibers for a wide range of applications including water and wastewater treatment, desalination, drug delivery and tissue engineering, new generation of batteries, fuel cells, air filtration
- Principles of electropsinning
4. Gas-assisted electrospinning and electroblowing
5. Co-axial electrospinning
6. Bubble electrospinning
7. Inorganic electrospun nanofibers
8. Scaleup strategies for nanofibers production
9. Characterization of nanofibers
10. Non-electro nanofiber spinning
11. Needleless electrospinning
12. Electrospun membranes for microfiltration
13. Electrospun membranes for UF/NF/RO/F
14. Electrospun membranes for MD
15. Electrospun membranes for batteries
16. Nanofibers for oil-water separation
17. Nanofibers for coalescing filtration
18. Nanofibers for ion adsorption
19. Elecrospun membranes for drug deliver
20. Electrospun membranes for fuel cell
21. Electrospun membranes for air filtration
22. Antimicrobial electrospun membranes
23. Electrospun ion-exchange membranes
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- © Elsevier 2021
- 1st November 2021
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Dr. Ali Kargari is an associate professor in Chemical Engineering Department at Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran. He received B.S. (1994), MSc. (1996) and PhD (2004) degrees from Amirkabir University of Technology. His researches have been focused on polymeric membranes since 1993. He is the founder and manager of Membrane Processes Research Laboratory (MPRL) and also the president of Farnood Institute of Membrane Technology (FIMTEC) (established in 2019). He is the author of more than 120 scientific papers and several book chapters. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Membrane Science and Research, a SCOPUS indexed journal (a Q2 ranked journal, confirmed by Scimago).
Department of Chemical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran
Professor Takeshi Matsuura is a senior academic with a career spanning more than 50 years and has held several distinguished posts in many countries including the USA, Canada, Japan, Germany and Singapore. Most recently he joined the University of Ottawa (1992) as the British Gas/NSERC Industrial Research Chair. He served as professor of the Department of Chemical Engineering and the director of the Industrial Membrane Research Institute (IMRI) until he retired in 2002 and was appointed as professor emeritus in 2003. He received the Research Award of International Desalination and Environmental Association in 1983. He is a fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada and a member of the North American Membrane Society. He has delivered plethora of invited lectures and presentations to many of the world’s foremost scientific events and conferences. He has published over 400 papers in refereed journals, authored and co-authored 6 books and edited 8 books. A special symposium was held at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the North American Membrane Society to honour Prof. Matsuura (together with Dr. S. Sourirajan) for life-long contributions to membrane research and a similarly the International Conference on Membrane Science and Technology 2013 was held in his honour. In addition, he has received the George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research and the occasion of his 75th birthday was marked with a special edition of the journal Desalination.
Industrial Membrane Res Centre, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Canada
Mohammad Mahdi A. Shirazi is an R&D manager in Membrane Industry Development Institute, Tehran, Iran. He received his Master degree from Azad University (Science and Research Branch) in 2011. He is also the board member of Farnood Institute of Membrane Technology (FIMTEC) (established in 2019). His current researches focus on membrane processes for desalination and water/wastewater treatment and nanoengineered electrospun membranes. More than 40 international refereed journal papers and book-chapters have been published and more than 25 oral presentations, including 4 invited talks, have been presented in international conferences by him. He is now the managing editor of Journal of Membrane Science and Research, a SCOPUS indexed journal (a Q2 ranked journal, confirmed by Scimago).
Membrane Industry Development Institute, Tehran, Iran
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