Synthetic Polymeric Membranes for Advanced Water Treatment, Gas Separation, and Energy Sustainability

Synthetic Polymeric Membranes for Advanced Water Treatment, Gas Separation, and Energy Sustainability
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by Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Wan Norharyati Wan Salleh,Norhaniza Yusof

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2020-05-14
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN : 0128184868
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Synthetic Polymeric Membranes for Advanced Water Treatment, Gas Separation, and Energy Sustainability is a cutting-edge guide that focuses on advanced water treatment applications, covering oily wastewater treatment, desalination, removal of dyes and pigments, photodegradation of organic hazardous materials, heavy metal removal, removal and recovery of nutrients, and volatile organic compounds. Other sections examine the area of gas separation, including acidic gas removal, oxygen enrichment, gas and vapor separation, hydrogen separation, and gas sensing. Final sections cover applications for sustainable energy usage, including the use of synthetic polymer membranes in proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs), and more. This is a highly valuable guide for researchers, scientists, and advanced students, working with polymer membranes and films, and across polymer science, polymer chemistry, materials science, chemical e Explains the design, preparation and characterization of synthetic polymer-based membranes for advanced applications Provides a clear picture of the state-of-the-art in the field, including novel fabrication approaches and the latest advances in physico-chemical characterizations Supports the development and implementation of innovative, sustainable solutions to water treatment, gas separation and energy devices

Synthetic Polymeric Membranes

Synthetic Polymeric Membranes
Characterization by Atomic Force Microscopy

by K. C. Khulbe,C. Y. Feng,Takeshi Matsuura

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 2007-12-03
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN : 9783540739944
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Researchers in polymeric membranes as well as R&D professionals will find this work an essential addition to the literature. It concentrates on the method recently developed to study the surfaces of synthetic polymeric membranes using an Atomic Force Microscope (AFM), which is fast becoming a very important tool. Each chapter includes information on basic principles, commercial applications, an overview of current research and guidelines for future research.

Gas Separation Membranes

Gas Separation Membranes
Polymeric and Inorganic

by Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Kailash Chandra Khulbe,Takeshi Matsuura

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2015-04-28
  • Pages : 331
  • ISBN : 3319010956
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book describes the tremendous progress that has been made in the development of gas separation membranes based both on inorganic and polymeric materials. Materials discussed include polymer inclusion membranes (PIMs), metal organic frameworks (MOFs), carbon based materials, zeolites, as well as other materials, and mixed matrix membranes (MMMs) in which the above novel materials are incorporated. This broad survey of gas membranes covers material, theory, modeling, preparation, characterization (for example, by AFM, IR, XRD, ESR, Positron annihilation spectroscopy), tailoring of membranes, membrane module and system design, and applications. The book is concluded with some perspectives about the future direction of the field.

Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment

Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Energy and Environment
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by A.F. Ismail,Takeshi Matsuura

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2016-03-16
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 1315645777
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Realizing that water, energy and food are the three pillars to sustain the growth of human population in the future, this book deals with all the above aspects with particular emphasis on water and energy. In particular, the book addresses applications of membrane science and technology for water and wastewater treatment, energy and environment. Th

Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications

Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications
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by Sara Cavaliere

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2015-09-01
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1482217686
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications delivers a state-of-the-art overview of the use of electrospun fibers in energy conversion and storage, as well as in environmental sensing and remediation. Featuring contributions from leading experts in electrospinning and its specific applications, this book: Introduces the electrospinning technique and its origins, outlining achievable one-dimensional (1D) nanoscaled materials and their various applications Discusses the use of electrospun materials in energy devices, including low- and high-temperature fuel cells, hydrogen storage, dye-sensitized solar cells, lithium-ion batteries, and supercapacitors Explores environmental applications of electrospun fibers, such as the use of electrospinning-issued materials in membranes for water and air purification, as well as in sensors and biosensors for pollution control Beneficial to both academic and industrial audiences, Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications presents basic electrospinning approaches and their advantages in dedicated applications, while providing a review of the latest advances and technical challenges associated with electrospun materials. The book serves as a reference for field newcomers and experts alike, inspiring new ideas and developments for future energy and environmental applications.

Advanced Membrane Science and Technology for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Applications

Advanced Membrane Science and Technology for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Applications
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by Angelo Basile,Suzana Pereira Nunes

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2011-08-24
  • Pages : 848
  • ISBN : 0857093797
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Membrane materials allow for the selective separation of gas and vapour and for ion transport. Materials research and development continues to drive improvements in the design, manufacture and integration of membrane technologies as critical components in both sustainable energy and clean industry applications. Membrane utilisation offers process simplification and intensification in industry, providing low-cost, and efficient and reliable operation, and contributing towards emissions reductions and energy security. Advanced membrane science and technology for sustainable energy and environmental applications presents a comprehensive review of membrane utilisation and integration within energy and environmental industries. Part one introduces the topic of membrane science and engineering, from the fundamentals of membrane processes and separation to membrane characterization and economic analysis. Part two focuses on membrane utilisation for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in coal and gas power plants, including pre- and post-combustion and oxygen transport technologies. Part three reviews membranes for the petrochemical industry, with chapters covering hydrocarbon fuel, natural gas and synthesis gas processing, as well as advanced biofuels production. Part four covers membranes for alternative energy applications and energy storage, such as membrane technology for redox and lithium batteries, fuel cells and hydrogen production. Finally, part five discusses membranes utilisation in industrial and environmental applications, including microfiltration, ultrafiltration, and forward osmosis, as well as water, wastewater and nuclear power applications. With its distinguished editors and team of expert contributors, Advanced membrane science and technology for sustainable energy and environmental applications is an essential reference for membrane and materials engineers and manufacturers, as well as researchers and academics interested in this field. Presents a comprehensive review of membrane science and technology, focusing on developments and applications in sustainable energy and clean-industry Discusses the fundamentals of membrane processes and separation and membrane characterization and economic analysis Addresses the key issues of membrane utilisation in coal and gas power plants and the petrochemical industry, the use of membranes for alternative energy applications and membrane utilisation in industrial and environmental applications

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites

Sustainable Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
A Book

by Inamuddin,Sabu Thomas,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Abdullah M. Asiri

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2019-02-01
  • Pages : 1440
  • ISBN : 3030053997
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book presents emerging economical and environmentally friendly polymer composites that are free of the side effects observed in traditional composites. It focuses on eco-friendly composite materials using granulated cork, a by-product of the cork industry; cellulose pulp from the recycling of paper residues; hemp fibers; and a range of other environmentally friendly materials procured from various sources. The book presents the manufacturing methods, properties and characterization techniques of these eco-friendly composites. The respective chapters address classical and recent aspects of eco-friendly polymer composites and their chemistry, along with practical applications in the biomedical, pharmaceutical, automotive and other sectors. Topics addressed include the fundamentals, processing, properties, practicality, drawbacks and advantages of eco-friendly polymer composites. Featuring contributions by experts in the field with a variety of backgrounds and specialties, the book will appeal to researchers and students in the fields of materials science and environmental science. Moreover, it fills the gap between research work in the laboratory and practical applications in related industries.

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Advanced Membrane Separation Processes for Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management - Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Processes and Technologies

by Hao Huu Ngo,Wenshan Guo,How Yong Ng,Ashok Pandey,Giorgio Mannina

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2020-02
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 0128198524
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Advanced Membrane Separation Processes for Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management -Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Processes and Technologies gives an up-to-date review on research developments of AnMBR systems (including hybrid systems) in wastewater treatment in terms of pollutants removal, nutrients recovery and energy production, as well as the achievement of energy efficiency of the process itself. The current challenges that hinder the application and industrialization of AnMBR technology, knowledge gaps and future research perspectives are also explained and discussed with potential strategies for solving problems. The book is a potential resource for engineers, scientists, educators, students and general public to understand the current developments and future prospects in field of AnMBR research. Covers different aspects of AnMBR in wastewater treatment, such as fundamental knowledge, process design and evaluation, operation and optimization and applications Focuses on different AnMBR configurations and systems/hybrid systems in treating a large variety of wastewaters Provides state-of-the-art technology development of AnMBR technology, advantages and challenges, as well as the strategies to overcome the limitations Includes AnMBR technology in removing the priority substances (PSs) and emerging contaminants of environmental concern, as well as an evaluation of energy potentials in wastewater treatment

Membrane Characterization

Membrane Characterization
A Book

by Nidal Hilal,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Takeshi Matsuura,Darren Oatley-Radcliffe

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2017-02-18
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN : 0444637915
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Membrane Characterization provides a valuable source of information on how membranes are characterized, an extremely limited field that is confined to only brief descriptions in various technical papers available online. For the first time, readers will be able to understand the importance of membrane characterization, the techniques required, and the fundamental theory behind them. This book focuses on characterization techniques that are normally used for membranes prepared from polymeric, ceramic, and composite materials. Features specific details on many membrane characterization techniques for various membrane materials of industrial and academic interest Contains examples of international best practice techniques for the evaluation of several membrane parameters, including pore size, charge, and fouling Discusses various membrane models more suitable to a specific application Provides examples of ab initio calculations for the design, optimization, and scale-up of processes based on characterization data

Membrane Fabrication

Membrane Fabrication
A Book

by Nidal Hilal,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Chris Wright

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2015-03-02
  • Pages : 758
  • ISBN : 1482210460
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Membranes play a crucial role in ensuring the optimum use and recovery of materials in manufacturing. In the process industries, they are required for efficient production and minimization of environmental impact. They are also essential for the efficient production of clean water, a significant global issue. Membrane Fabrication brings together ex

Advances in Sustainable Polymers

Advances in Sustainable Polymers
Processing and Applications

by Vimal Katiyar,Raghvendra Gupta,Tabli Ghosh

  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 2019-11-05
  • Pages : 483
  • ISBN : 9813298049
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book provides a systematic overview of the processing and applications of sustainable polymers. The volume covers recent advances in biomedical, food packaging, fuel cell, membrane, and other emerging applications. The book begins by addressing different sections of biomedical application including use of carbohydrate-based therapeutics, nanohybrids, nanohydrogels, bioresorbable polymers and their composites, polymer-grafted nanobiomaterials for biomedical devices and implants, nanofibres, and others. The second part of this book discusses various processing and packaging materials for food packaging applications. The last section discusses other emerging applications, including using microbial fuel cells for waste water treatment, microfluidic fuel cells for low power applications, among others. This volume will be relevant to researchers working to improve the properties of bio-based materials for their advanced application and wide commercialization.

Membranes and Membrane Technologies

Membranes and Membrane Technologies
A Book

by Stanislav Kolisnychenko

  • Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
  • Release : 2019-04-22
  • Pages : 2002
  • ISBN : 3035734224
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The topic collection “Membranes and Membrane Technologies” consists of papers published by Trans Tech Publications Inc. from 2012 up to 2017 and it covers a wide range of engineering solutions in the field of properties research, development, and production of various types of membranes and their use in the technologies for the treatment of the drink water and wastewater, gas separation, bioindustry, etc. We hope this collection will be useful and interesting to a broad audience of researchers and engineers.

Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering

Comprehensive Membrane Science and Engineering
A Book

by Enrico Drioli,Lidietta Giorno

  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 2010-07-09
  • Pages : 1570
  • ISBN : 0080932509
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This multivolume work covers all aspects of membrane science and technology - from basic phenomena to the most advanced applications and future perspectives. Modern membrane engineering is critical to the development of process-intensification strategies and to the stimulation of industrial growth. The work presents researchers and industrial managers with an indispensable tool toward achieving these aims. Covers membrane science theory and economics, as well as applications ranging from chemical purification and natural gas enrichment to potable water Includes contributions and case studies from internationally recognized experts and from up-and-coming researchers working in this multi-billion dollar field Takes a unique, multidisciplinary approach that stimulates research in hybrid technologies for current (and future) life-saving applications (artificial organs, drug delivery)

Membrane Technology: Applications to Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Membrane Technology: Applications to Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Applications to Industrial Wastewater Treatment

by Ana Caetano,Enrico Drioli,M.N. de Pinho,Herbert Muntau

  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 1995
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN : 9780792332091
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book presents the lectures which were given during the Comett II Course on Advanced Separation Technology for Industrial Waste Minimization: Environmental and Analytical Aspects. Due to the interest in new environmental solutions, the European Community organises educational and training activities of which the Comett Course is an example. The development of efficient membrane separation techniques has enlarged their field of application in all sectors of industry. Today these membrane technologies are the most advanced and innovative molecular separation units able to contribute to the rationalisation of industrial production, minimizing environmental impacts by realizing pollution controlled cycles. Throughout the book, emphasis is given to the potentiality of membrane operations in wastewater management. Real case studies are described as well as practical solutions. The following topics are covered: existing membrane processes and new perspectives; industrial development of membrane modules; applications to the pulp and paper industry, textile industry, metal-finishing, tanneries, agro-food and food industries; biotechnological applications; purification of landfill leachates; and advances in analytical techniques. The book is for engineers, researchers, technical managers and graduate students.

Polymeric Membrane Synthesis, Modification, and Applications

Polymeric Membrane Synthesis, Modification, and Applications
Electro-Spun and Phase Inverted Membranes

by Chandan Das,Kibrom Alebel Gebru

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2018-10-12
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0429998775
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Membranes and membrane separation techniques have grown from a simple laboratory tool to an industrial process with considerable technical and commercial impact. The book deals with both the fundamental concepts of preparation, characterization and modification, practical applications along with recent advancements of electro-spun and phase inverted polymeric membranes. Divided into two parts, part one of this book covers the fundamental concepts and practical applications of novel electro-spun membranes while the latter covers basic concepts and further advancements of the conventional phase inverted membranes extensively. Key Features Covers fundamental concepts and practical applications of electro-spun and phase inverted polymeric membranes Includes general properties, characterization, preparation and modification of polymeric membranes Discusses advanced modification of polymeric membranes (functionalization, grafting) using phase inversion process, and effects of solubility parameter and additives on the phase inversion process Reviews electro-spun membranes for biomedical applications, industrial effluents treatment and removal of water contaminants Explores a separate economic analysis section for the discussed membranes

Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Technology

Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Technology
A Book

by Amira Abdelrasoul,Huu Doan,Ali Lohi

  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 2017-12-06
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN : 9535136615
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Biomimetic and bioinspired membranes are the most promising type of membrane for multiple usage scenarios, including commercial separation applications as well as water and wastewater treatment technologies. In recent years, aquaporin biomimetic membranes (ABMs) for water purification have raised considerable interest. These membranes display uniquely favorable properties and outstanding performances, such as diverse interactions, varied selective transport mechanisms, superior stability, high resistance to membrane fouling, and distinct adaptability. Biomimetic membranes would make a significant contribution to alleviate water stress, environmental threats, and energy consumption.

Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis
A Book

by Fauzi Ismail,Kailash Chandra Khulbe,Takeshi Matsuura

  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 2018-10-22
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 0128115394
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Reverse Osmosis starts with an overview of the historic development of the RO membrane, the RO process, and its effect on other membrane separation processes. Other chapters cover the development of nanocomposites of TFC membranes and modern membrane characterization techniques, such as TEM, AFM and PALS, the RO membrane transport model, and RO membrane fouling. The book also describes, in detail, experimental methods for setting up RO experiments, RO membrane modules, RO membrane systems, and desalination and water treatment by RO. Applications in food, pharmaceutical, chemical, biochemical, petroleum and petrochemical industries are also summarized. Other sections cover the development of RO membranes with high thermal and chemical stability, attempts to develop polymeric or inorganic membranes, and hybrid processes where RO is combined with forward osmosis (FO) or membrane distillation (MD). Written by renowned experts in the field who have complementary expertise Provides an in-depth discussion of reverse osmosis transport based on nano-level membrane structure Comprehensively reviews recent progresses in novel reverse osmosis membrane development

Sustainable Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Sustainable Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment
A Book

by Alberto Figoli,Alessandra Criscuoli

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 2018-12-12
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN : 9789811354458
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This book analyses the sustainability of membrane operations applied on an industrial scale, as well as that of those under investigation on lab/pilot scales, covering also the preparation of both polymeric and inorganic membranes. It presents reverse osmosis in desalination, membrane bioreactors for municipal wastewater treatment and pressure-driven industrial wastewater treatment in agrofood and textile fields as examples of industrial membrane operations. Regarding the membrane processes still on a lab/pilot scale, the analysis includes membrane operations for the recovery of valuable products from wastewater streams, for the removal of toxic compounds from water/wastewater, and for zero liquid discharge approaches in desalination. The book offers a useful guide for scientists and engineers working in various fields, including membrane technology, separation, desalination, and wastewater treatment. Alberto Figoli and Alessandra Criscuoli are both Senior Researchers at the Institute on Membrane Technology (ITM-CNR), Italy.

Polymeric Gas Separation Membranes

Polymeric Gas Separation Membranes
A Book

by D.R. Paul

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2018-05-04
  • Pages : 635
  • ISBN : 135108433X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Polymeric Gas Separation Membranes is an outstanding reference devoted to discussing the separation of gases by membranes. An international team of contributors examines the latest findings of membrane science and practical applications and explores the complete spectrum of relevant topics from fundamentals of gas sorption and diffusion in polymers to vapor separation from air. They also compare membrane processes with other separation technologies. This essential book will be valuable to all practitioners and students in membrane science and technology.

Zeolites and Their Applications

Zeolites and Their Applications
A Book

by Mohamed Nageeb Rashed,P.N. Palanisamy

  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 2018-06-27
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 1789233429
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Zeolites are hydrated aluminosilicate minerals of the family of microporous solids. According to the US Geological Survey, there are about 40 naturally occurring zeolites, forming in sedimentary and volcanic rocks. The most commonly mined forms include clinoptilolite, chabazite and mordenite. There are over 200 synthetic zeolites. For their abundance, natural and synthetic zeolites are widely used in the industry, agriculture, water treatment, wastewater treatment and as dietary supplements to treat diarrhea, autism, cancer and other. This book Zeolites and Their Applications deals with several aspects of zeolite morphology, synthesis and applications. The book is divided into three sections and structured into nine chapters. The first section includes the introductory chapter, the second section explains mineralogy, morphology and synthesis of zeolites and the third section focuses on the different applications of both natural and synthetic zeolites. So, in this book, the readers will obtain updated information on mineralogy, morphology, synthesis and application of zeolites. Scientists from different scientific fields reported in this book their findings.