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

    1. Correlations
    2. Review of silica membranes for hydrogen separation prepared by chemical vapor deposition (CVD)
    3. Amorphous silica membranes for H2 separation prepared by chemical vapor deposition on hollow fiber supports
    4. Ab initio studies of silica based membranes: activation energy of permeation
    5. Review of CO2/CH4 separation membranes
    6. Gas permeation properties of helium, hydrogen and polar molecules through microporous silica membranes at high temperatures: Correlation with silica network structure
    7. Correlation between pyrolysis atmosphere and carbon molecular sieve membrane performance properties
    8. Review on prospects for energy saving in distillation process with microporous membranes
    9. Xylene separation performance of composition-gradient MFI zeolite membranes
    10. Membrane extraction for biofuel production
    11. A review of mixed ionic and electronic conductive (MIEC) ceramic membranes
    12. Critical factors affecting oxygen permeation through dual-phase membranes
    13. High temperature gas separations using high performance polymers
    14. Using first-principles models to advance development of metal membranes for high temperature hydrogen purification
    15. High Performance ultrafiltration membranes:  Pore geometry and charge effects

    Details

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

    About the editors

    S. Ted Oyama

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Fred W. Bull Professor of Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA