Hollow Fiber Membranes

Hollow Fiber Membranes

Fabrication and Applications

1st Edition - March 16, 2021

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  • Editors: Tai-Shung Chung, Yingnan Feng
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128218761
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128218914

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Hollow Fiber Membranes: Fabrication and Applications focuses on the fabrication and applications of hollow fiber membranes. The book amply discusses the fundamental theories and practical applications of hollow fiber membranes, covering membrane formation mechanisms, hollow fiber spinning techniques, and spinneret design and module fabrication. In addition, novel membrane processes and applications of hollow fiber membranes are introduced.

Key Features

  • Elaborates membrane formation mechanisms
  • Illustrates novel hollow fiber fabrication techniques and processes
  • Specifies practical spinneret design and module fabrication
  • Reviews hollow fiber membranes spun from specialty polymers
  • Discusses state-of-the-art hollow fiber membrane applications

Readership

People interested in membrane technologies and membrane processes, especially hollow fiber membranes. Researchers, engineers and students. Professors/researchers in the field of chemical engineering, material science and environmental science and engineering. Industries: manufacturing and process engineers in the field of purification and separation for clean water, clean energy and CO2 capture. Education: students in the field of chemical engineering, materials science and environmental science and engineering

Table of Contents

  • Section I Introduction and fundamentals
    1. Introduction
    Development of membrane technology and comparison between hollow fiber membranes and other membrane configurations
    2. Polymeric membrane fabrication by phase inversion
    Fundamentals of phase inversion process and membrane formation mechanism
    3. Molecular simulation of the phase inversion process
    Interpretation and analysis of the simulation studies of the phase inversion process
    4. Hollow fiber membranes prepared via thermally induced phase separation
    Fundamentals of the thermally induced phase inversion process

    Section II Fundamentals of hollow fiber membrane fabrication
    5. Irregular contour
    Investigation of corrugation phenomenon in the inner contour of hollow fibers during the non-solvent induced phase separation process
    6. Macrovoid formation
    Investigation of macrovoid evolution of hollow fibers during the non-solvent induced phase separation process
    7. Marcrovoid-free hollow fiber
    Critical factors to fabricate macrovoid-free hollow fiber membranes
    8. Membrane formation of sulfonated polymers
    Investigation of the membrane formation of sulfonated polymers
    9. Spinneret design and considerations
    Critical factors and considerations to design a spinneret for hollow fiber spinning
    10. Module fabrication of hollow fiber membranes
    Practical techniques in fabricating hollow fiber membrane modules

    Section III Novel hollow fiber processes
    11. Nano hollow fibers
    State-of-the-art hollow fiber nano fiber membranes
    12. Hollow fiber spinning of dual-layer membranes
    Techniques and critical factors of producing dual-layer hollow fiber membranes
    13. Use ionic liquids for hollow fiber spinning
    Hollow fiber membrane fabrication with the use of ionic liquids

    Section IV Specialty polymers for hollow fiber spinning
    14. Polysulfone (PSf)/polyethersulfone (PES)/polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) & Sulfonated polymers
    Membrane fabrication and applications of PSf/PES/PPSU hollow fiber membranes
    15. Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)
    Membrane fabrication and applications of PVDF hollow fiber membranes
    16. Polybenzimidazole (PBI)
    Membrane fabrication and applications of PBI hollow fiber membranes
    17. Polyimides (PI)
    Membrane fabrication and applications of PI hollow fiber membranes

    Section V Applications of hollow fiber membranes
    18. Polyimide hollow fibers for gas separation
    PI hollow fiber membranes used for gas separation applications
    19. Composite hollow fibers for gas separation
    Composite hollow fiber membranes used for gas separation applications
    20. I2PS hollow fibers for pervaporation
    Novel I2PS spinning technique to fabricate hollow fiber membranes for pervaporation applications
    21. Hollow fibers for microfiltration and ultrafiltration
    State-of-the-art hollow fiber membranes for microfiltration and ultrafiltration applications
    22. Hollow fibers for nanofiltration/organic solvent nanofiltration
    State-of-the-art hollow fiber membranes for organic solvent nanofiltration applications
    23. Hollow fibers for reverse osmosis (RO)/forward osmosis (FO)/pressure retarded osmosis (PRO)
    State-of-the-art hollow fiber membranes for RO, FO and PRO applications
    24. Hollow fiber for membrane distillation (MD)
    State-of-the-art hollow fiber membranes for MD applications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 546
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: March 16, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128218761
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128218914

About the Editors

Tai-Shung Chung

Prof.Chung is a Provost’s Chair Professor at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). His research focuses on polymeric membranes. He has published more than 725 journal papers with citations of > 36700 (by Scopus) and an H index of 97. After working in US industries for 15 years, he joined NUS in 1995. In 2005-2008, he worked as a Senior Consultant for Hyflux Inc., led and built its membrane research team. He became a Fellow in the Academy of Engineering Singapore in 2012 and received IChemE (Institute of Chemical Engineers, UK) Underwood Medal for exceptional research in separations and Singapore President’s Technology Award in 2015. He was a highly cited researcher in Chemical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering by the Elsevier and Shanghai Global Ranking in 2016 and received Distinction Award in Water Reuse and Conservation from International Desalination Association (IDA) in 2016. He is also a highly cited researcher in the list of Clarivate Analytics in 2018.

Affiliations and Expertise

Provost’s Chair Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

Yingnan Feng

Dr. Feng is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). His PhD and Bachelor (1st class honor) were obtained from the same department. His research experience includes membrane formation mechanisms, advanced membrane fabrication and modifications. He is currently leading an academic-industrial collaboration to develop high performance hollow fiber membranes for ultrapure water production. He has published 9 research articles in Journal of Membrane Science, Environmental Science & Technology and other leading research journals. He also won the Travel Award from Membrane Society of Australasia in 2019.

Affiliations and Expertise

Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

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