Description

This handbook emphasizes the use of sythetic membranes for separations involving industrial or municipal process streams. The ten chapters are authored by some of the world's leading experts in the field of membrane science and technology. Discussions on theory, engineering aspects, membrane preparation and typical and projected applications of the various membrane processes are included.

Readership

Environmental engineers, hydrologists, chemical and biochemical engineers.

Table of Contents

1. Synthetic Membranes and Their Preparation Introduction Discussion of Technical Relevant Synthetic Membranes Methods of Their Preparation Future Developments References 2. Microfiltration Introduction Membrane Structure and Fabrication Pore Size Determination Retention Characteristics Membrane Plugging and Throughput Membrane Configuration Applications Summary and Forecast References 3. Ultrafiltration Introduction Membrane Structure and Fabrication Pore Size Determination Retention Characteristics Membrane Flux with Concentration Polarization Membrane Fouling; Flux Decay and Restoration Membrane Configuration UF Plant Design Applications Summary References 4. Reverse Osmosis Introduction Basic Process Considerations Reverse Osmosis Membranes Membrane Packaging Plant Design Industrial Reverse Osmosis at a Refinery Reverse Osmosis and Ion Exchange Reverse Osmosis and Pollution Control Reverse Osmosis and Seawater Desalination General Applications of Reverse Osmosis Costs of Reverse Osmosis Future Projections References 5. Thin Film Composite Reverse Osmosis Membranes Cellulose Acetate Membranes Microporous Polysulfone Supports for Composite Membranes NS-100 Composite Membrane PA-300 and RC-100 Membranes Other Interfacial Membranes Based on Polymeric Amines Interfacial Polymerizatio

Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1990
Published:
Imprint:
William Andrew
Print ISBN:
9780815512059
Electronic ISBN:
9780080944906