Description

Inorganic, Polymeric and Composite Membranes:   Structure-Function and Other Correlations covers the latest technical advances in topics such as structure-function relationships for polymeric, inorganic, and composite membranes.  Leading scientists provide in depth reviews and disseminate cutting-edge research results  on correlations but also discuss new materials, characterization, modelling, computational simulation, process concepts, and spectroscopy.

Key Features

  • Unified by fundamental general correlations theme
  • Many graphical examples
  • Covers all major membrane types

Readership

Researchers, scientists, engineers and practitioners working in membrane materials and separation. The level of the book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate students

Table of Contents

Dedication

Contributors

Preface

Chapter 1 Correlations

Introduction

Scientific laws and correlations

Important properties in membrane science

Examples of correlations in the membrane separation field

Summary

Chapter 2 Review of Silica Membranes for Hydrogen Separation Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition

Introduction

Silica Membranes Supported on Vycor Glass

Silica Membranes Supported on Alumina

Conclusions

Chapter 3 Amorphous Silica Membranes for H2 Separation Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition on Hollow Fiber Supports

Introduction

Experimental

Results and discussion

Conclusions

Chapter 4 Ab Initio Studies of Silica-Based Membranes

Introduction

Previous theoretical studies on dense silica-based membranes

Method of calculation

Results and discussion

Conclusions

Chapter 5 Review of CO2/CH4 Separation Membranes

Introduction

Discussion

Overall results

Conclusions

Chapter 6 Gas Permeation Properties of Helium, Hydrogen, and Polar Molecules Through Microporous Silica Membranes at High Temperatures

Introduction

Experimental

Results and discussion

Conclusions

Chapter 7 Correlation Between Pyrolysis Atmosphere and Carbon Molecular Sieve Membrane Performance Properties

Introduction

Theory and background

Experimental

Results and discussion

Conclusion

Chapter 8 Review on Prospects for Energy Saving in Distillation Process with Microporous Membranes

Introduction

Potential of membrane separation technology for large-scale reduction in energy consumption

Why zeolite membranes are promising

Synthesis technique of zeolite membranes

De-watering technology using zeolite memb

Details

No. of pages:
394
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Electronic ISBN:
9780444537294
Print ISBN:
9780444537287

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