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: 1st November 2019
Page Count: 500
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Table of Contents

  1. Overview of membrane technology
    2. Application of nanomaterials in water and gas separation
    3. Recent progress in the development of nanocomposite membranes
    4. Synthesis routes for the fabrication of nanocomposite membranes
    5. Evaluation of the physicochemical properties of the nanocomposite membranes
    6. Transport phenomena through nanocomposite membranes
    7. Operational and environmental challenges of nanocomposite membranes
    8. Application of functional single-element and double-element oxide nanoparticles for the development of nanocomposite membranes
    9. Development of advanced nanocomposite membranes by carbon-based nanomaterials (GO, CNT, and CNC)
    10. Development of advanced nanocomposite membranes by molecular-sieving nanomaterials (zeolite and MOF)
    11. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by NF/RO processes
    12. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by MF/UF processes
    13. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by pervaporation
    14. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for water treatment by membrane distillation
    15. Prospects of nanocomposite membranes for gas treatment
    16. Thermally-resistant conductive nanocomposite membranes for fuel cell application
    17. Nanocomposite membranes for high-temperature gas and liquid separation
    18. Nanocomposite membranes for the treatment of emerging contaminants

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:
500
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
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