Ion Exchange Membranes

1st Edition

Fundamentals and Applications

Authors: Yoshinobu Tanaka Yoshinobu Tanaka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444519825
eBook ISBN: 9780080548647
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 6th July 2007
Page Count: 546
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Fundamental study and industrial application of ion exchange membranes started over half a century ago. Through the ongoing research and development, the ion exchange membrane technology is now applied to many fields and contributes to the improvement of our standard of living. Ion Exchange Membranes states the ion exchange membrane technology from the standpoint of fundamentals and applications. Discussing not only various phenomena exhibited by the membranes but also their applications in many fields with economical evaluations.

Key Features

  • This volume looks at the latest developments in ion exchange membrane technology
  • Provides a full and wide explanation of ion exchange membranes
  • Easy-to-understand layout, including many figures and tables


For students, researchers, engineers, practitioners and consultants.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preparation of ion exchange membranes
Chapter 2 Membrane property measurement
Chapter 3 Membrane characteristics and transport phenomena
Chapter 4 Theory of Teorell, Meyer and Sievers (TMS theory)
Chapter 5 Irreversible thermodynamics
Chapter 6 Overall mass transport

Chapter 7 Concentration polarization

Chapter 8 Water dissociation

Chapter 9 Current density distribution
Chapter 10 Hydrodynamics

Chapter 11 Limiting current density
Chapter 12 Leakage

Chapter 13 Energy consumption

Chapter 14 Membrane deterioration

Applications Chapter 1 Elecreodialysis
Chapter 2 Electrodialysis reversal
Chapter 3 Bipolar membrane electrodialysis
Chapter 4 Electro-deionization
Chapter 5 Electrolysis
Chapter 6 Diffusion dialysis
Chapter 7 Donnan dialysis
Chapter 8 Energy conversion


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About the Author

Yoshinobu Tanaka

Affiliations and Expertise

Representative, IEM Research Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Yoshinobu Tanaka

Affiliations and Expertise

Representative, IEM Research Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan