Membrane-Based Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control

Membrane-Based Technologies for Environmental Pollution Control

1st Edition - May 13, 2020

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  • Author: Parimal Pal
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128194560
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128194553

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Membrane Based Technologiesfor Environmental Pollution Control explains the application of this green technology while offering a systematic approach for accurately utilizing mathematical modeling methods for optimizing system design and scale-up. The book provides in-depth coverage of membrane processes, materials and modules, along with their potential application in various pollution control systems. Each chapter provides a systematic approach for dynamic model development and solutions. With this reference, researchers and those responsible for the design of pollution control systems will find a source that can maximize their efforts to reduce or prevent pollutants from entering all types of environmental media.

Key Features

  • Provides a systematic approach for designing membrane technology based systems for pollution reduction or prevention in all types of environmental media
  • Includes case studies to illustrate actual projects to explain the problems and solutions associated with system scale-up
  • Introduces dynamic modeling and analysis for process intensification


Environmental Engineers, Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineering Technicians and Civil Engineering Technicians

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to membrane materials, processes, and modules
    2. Introduction to membrane-based technology applications
    3. Introduction to modeling membrane separation processes
    4. Introduction to dynamic modeling of membrane-based technologies
    5. Introduction to air emissions reduction and prevention
    6. Membrane-based abatement technologies for SOx, NOx, volatile organic compound, humidity
    7. Membrane-based technology for carbon dioxide capture and sequestration
    8. Membrane-based technology for removal of metallic pollutants
    9. Introduction to membrane processes in water treatment
    10. Membrane based technology for groundwater treatment
    11. Membrane-based technology for wastewater
    12. Membrane-based technology for drinking water
    13. Membrane-based technology for desalination
    14. Introduction to membrane-based green technologies in pollution prevention
    15. Case studies on membrane-based green technology for organic acid manufacture
    16. Case studies for membrane-based green technology for amino acid manufacture
    17. Membrane technology to convert dairy waste into value-added products
    18. Membrane-based green technology in biofuel production
    19. A case study on membrane-based green technology in abatement of mercury pollution

Product details

  • No. of pages: 784
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2020
  • Published: May 13, 2020
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128194560
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128194553

About the Author

Parimal Pal

Dr. Parimal Pal is Professor & Former Head of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India. Winner of Hiyoshi Environment Award 2018, Springer Best Research Paper Award 2015 and IIChE best Research Paper Award, Prof.Pal is the sole author of the books ‘Groundwater Arsenic Remediation: Treatment Technology & Scale Up, ‘Industrial Water Treatment Process Technology’ and ‘Membrane-based Technologies in Environmental Pollution Control’. Prof. Parimal Pal holds seven patent and copyrights. Author of over 100 high impact research papers Prof. Pal has now h-index of 36 and i-10 index of 75 with total citations of over 6000

Affiliations and Expertise

Environment & Membrane Technology Laboratory, Chemical Engineering Department, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India

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