Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation

Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation

1st Edition - November 13, 2019

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  • Editors: Mohtada Sadrzadeh, Toraj Mohammadi
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128167106
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128168813

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Description

Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation presents an introduction to the application of nanocomposite membranes in both water and gas separation processes. This in-depth literature review and discussion focuses on state-of-the-art nanocomposite membranes, current challenges and future progress, including helpful guidelines for the further improvement of these materials for water and gas separation processes. Chapters address material development, synthesis protocols, and the numerical simulation of nanocomposite membranes, along with current challenges and future trends in the areas of water and gas separation.

Key Features

  • Explains the development of nanocomposite membranes through bio-mimicking nanomaterials
  • Discusses the surface modification of nanomaterials to fabricate robust nanocomposite membranes
  • Outlines the environmental and operational challenges for the application of nanocomposite membranes

Readership

Materials Scientists, Engineers, Chemists, Chemical Engineers and Environmental Scientists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Overview of membrane technology
    2. Recent progress in the development of nanocomposite membranes
    3. Synthesis routes for the fabrication of nanocomposite membranes
    4. Transport phenomena through nanocomposite membranes
    5. Application of functional single-element and double-element oxide nanoparticles for the development of nanocomposite membranes
    6. Development of advanced nanocomposite membranes by carbon-based nanomaterials (CNTs and GO)
    7. Development of advanced nanocomposite membranes by molecular sieving nanomaterials (zeolite and MOF)
    8. Development of nanocomposite membranes by electrospun nanofibrous materials
    9. Development of nanocomposite membranes by biomimicking nanomaterials
    10. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by pressure-driven membrane processes
    11. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by osmotic-driven membrane processes
    12. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by membrane distillation
    13. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by electrodriven membrane processes
    14. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for natural gas treatment
    15. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for nitrogen and oxygen enrichment
    16. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for the recovery of hydrogen and production of syngas
    17. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for gas separation by membrane contactors
    18. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes in commercial scale
    19. Operational and environmental challenges of nanocomposite membranes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 524
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 13, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128167106
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128168813

About the Editors

Mohtada Sadrzadeh

Mohtada Sadrzadeh is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada. His research focuses on membrane separation processes for water and gas treatment;, and thin film composite and nanocomposite membranes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Toraj Mohammadi

Toraj Mohammadi is Distinguished Professor at the Research and Technology Centre of Membrane Separation Processes, Department of Chemical, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran. His research is focused on membrane science & technology, and gas separation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Research and Technology Centre of Membrane Separation Processes, Department of Chemical, Petroleum and Gas Engineering and University of Science and Technology, Iran

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