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Part I Fundamental principles
2 Gas filtration
3 Liquid filtration
Part II Fibers and fabrics for filtration
4 Woven fabric filters
5 Knitted fabric filters
6 Nonwoven fabric filters
7 Finishing treatments for filter fabrics
8 Nanofibers for filtration
Part III Applications
9 Filters for indoor air quality
10 Cabin air filters for transport applications
11 Filtration in engines
12 Air filters in hospitals and healthcare facilities
13 Filters for industrial waste-water management
14 Filtration of drinking water
Part IV Properties, performance and standards
15 Assessing the performance of filter media
16 Modelling and simulation of filtration through fibrous media
17 Cleaning, maintenance and replacement of filters
18 Standards for filter media
Part V Modeling of filtration through fibrous media
19 Simulation of pleated filter performance
20 Coupled micro-macro simulation for fibrous filter media
21 Simulation of filtration in shaped fiber media
Fibrous Filter Media comprehensively covers the types, manufacture, applications, performance, and modeling of fibrous filter media. Part I introduces the principles of gas and liquid filtration, while Part II presents an overview of the types of fibrous filters, including details of fiber types, fabric construction, and applications.
Part III covers a variety of filtration applications in which fibrous assemblies are used, with examples ranging from filtration for improving air quality, to medical filters, to industrial waste-water filtration. Finally, Part III covers the properties and performance of fibrous filters, including chapters on filter performance and simulation.
With its expert editors and international team of contributors, this important book provides information on fibrous filters relevant to fiber and textile scientists, and is also ideal for academics and industry professionals working in the field of filtration.
Dr. Philip Brown is Sweetenburg Professor of polymer and textile engineering at Clemson University, USA. Dr. Christopher Cox is Professor of mathematical sciences at Clemson University, USA.
- Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the trends and new technologies being developed in the field of fibrous filter media
- Focused on the needs of the textiles and filtration industries, with a clear emphasis on applied technology
- Contains contributions from an international team of authors edited by an expert in the field
R&D managers, academic researchers and postgraduate students in the fields of fiber science and filtration
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2017
- 1st November 2016
- Woodhead Publishing
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Dr Philip Brown is Sweetenburg Professor of polymer and textile engineering at Clemson University, USA
Sweetenburg Professor of Polymer and Textile Engineering, Clemson University, USA
Dr Christopher Cox is Professor of mathematical sciences at Clemson University. Modelling polymeric fiber and film processes is one of his key research interests, including modelling and simulation of fibrous filters.
Professor of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, USA