Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128167106

Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation

1st Edition

Editors: Mohtada Sadrzadeh Toraj Mohammadi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128167106
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th November 2019
Page Count: 524
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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


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


Details

No. of pages:
524
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
27th November 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128167106

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About the Editors

Mohtada Sadrzadeh Editor

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 Editor

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