Handbook of Industrial Membranes

2nd Edition

Authors: K. Scott
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856172332
eBook ISBN: 9780080532899
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 20th December 1995
Page Count: 904
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Description

This manual contains necessary and useful information and data in an easily accessible format relating to the use of membranes. Membranes are among the most important engineering components in use today, and each year more and more effective uses for membrane technologies are found - for example: water purification, industrial effluent treatment, solvent dehydration by per-vaporation, recovery of volatile organic compounds, protein recovery, bioseparations and many others.

The pace of change in the membrane industry has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, occasioned in part by the demand of end-users, but also as a result of the investment in R&D by manufacturers. To reflect these changes the author has obtained the latest information from some of the leading suppliers in the business. In one complete volume this unique handbook gives practical guidance to using selected membrane processes in individual industries while also providing a useful guide to equipment selection and usage.

Readership

Engineers, designers, managers, sales and marketing professionals and anyone using membranes in the course of their work

Table of Contents

Section 1 - Introduction to Membrane Separations.
Introduction.
Contamination, Particle Size and Separation.
Membrane Separation Processes.
Polarisation and Fouling.
Module Designs.
Membrane Process Equipment.
Electrodialysis Cell Stacks and Design.
Laboratory Equipment.

Section 2 - Membrane Materials, Preparation and Characterisation.
Introduction.
Characterisation of Membranes.
Electrodialysis and Ion Exchange Membranes.

Section 3 - Gas Separations.

Section 4 - Air and Gas Filtration and Cleaning.

Section 5 - Separation of Liquid Mixtures/Pervaporation.

Section 6 - Separation of Organic Vapour/Air Mixtures.

Section 7 - Microfiltration.

Section 8 - Analytical Application of Membranes.

Section 9 - Water Desalination.

Section 10 - Water Purification.


Introduction.


Laboratory Water Purification.

Section 11 - Industrial Waste Water and Effluent Treatment.


Introduction.


Pulp, Paper and Textile Industries.

Section 12 - Absorption, Desorption and Extraction with Membranes.

Section 13 - Waste Water Treatment and Liquid Membranes.

Section 14 - Biotechnology and Medical Applications.

Section 15 - Medical Applications.

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Details

No. of pages:
904
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080532899
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856172332

About the Author

K. Scott

Affiliations and Expertise

Teeside Polytechnic, UK

Reviews

This manual contains necessary and useful information and data in an easily accessible format relating to the use of membranes. Membranes are among the most important engineering components in use today, and each year more and more effective uses for membrane technologies are found - for example: water purification, industrial effluent treatment, solvent dehydration by per-vaporation, recovery of volatile organic compounds, protein recovery, bioseparations and many others.

The pace of change in the membrane industry has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, occasioned in part by the demand of end-users, but also as a result of the investment in R&D by manufacturers. To reflect these changes the author has obtained the latest information from some of the leading suppliers in the business. In one complete volume this unique handbook gives practical guidance to using selected membrane processes in individual industries while also providing a useful guide to equipment selection and usage.