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Membrane and Desalination Technologies

Wang, L.K., Chen, J.P., Hung, Y.-T., Shammas, N.K. (Eds.)

2011, XX, 670 p.

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  • Coverage of the principles of membrane and desalination technologies and the fundamentals of water and wastewater treatment Emphasis on industry standards, trends in the field, municipal & industrial full-scale operations, POU and POE applications Examples of actual operating water and wastewater treatment plants based on membrane technology Examples of actual desalination plants based on both membrane and non-membrane technologies
In this essential new volume, Volume 13: Membrane and Desalination Technologies, a panel of expert researchers provide a wealth of information on membrane and desalination technologies. An advanced chemical and environmental engineering textbook as well as a comprehensive reference book, this volume is of high value to advanced graduate and undergraduate students, researchers, scientists, and designers of water and wastewater treatment systems. This is an essential part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series, an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. Chapters adopt the series format, employing methods of practical design and calculation illustrated by numerical examples, including pertinent cost data whenever possible, and exploring in great detail the fundamental principles of the field. Volume 13: Membrane and Desalination Technologies is an essential guide for researchers, highlighting the latest developments in principles of membrane technology, membrane systems planning and design, industrial and municipal waste treatments, desalination requirements, wastewater reclamation, biofiltration, and more. -- Coverage of the principles of membrane and desalination technologies and the fundamentals of water and wastewater treatment -- Emphasis on industry standards, trends in the field, municipal & industrial full-scale operations, POU and POE applications -- Examples of actual operating water and wastewater treatment plants based on membrane technology. -- Examples of actual desalination plants based on both membrane and non-membrane technologies -- Reference of practical use to scientists, researchers, educators and designers of water and wastewater treatment systems. Contents: Membrane Technology. Preparation of Polymeric Membranes. Advanced Membrane Fouling Characterization. Membranes Testing. Membrane Bioreactors. Treatment of Food Wastes. Membrane Separation: Industrial and Municipal Operations. Membrane Systems Design. Adsorption Desalination. Municipal Wastewater Reclamation. Biotechnology and Membrane Filtration. Thermal Distillation and Electrodialysis Technologies. Reverse Osmosis Desalination. Membrane for Point-of-Use and Point-of-Entry Applications. Oil-Water Separation. Gas-sparged Ultrafilatration.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Desalination requirements - Drinking water disinfection - Drinking water regulations - Electrodialysis desalination - Membrane fouling characterization - Membrane technology - Reverse osmosis desalination - Wastewater reclamation

Related subjects » Aquatic Sciences - Biochemistry & Biophysics - Environmental Engineering and Physics - Water Industry and Technologies

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Membrane and Desalination Technologies, Table of Contents: Table of Contents Preface Contributors 1. MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE A G Tony Fane, Rong Wang, and Yue Jia 2. PREPARATION OF POLYMERIC MEMBRANES Jizhong Ren, and Rong Wang 3. ADVANCED MEMBRANE FOULING CHARACTERIZATION IN FULL-SCALE REVERSE OSMOSIS PROCESSES Lianfa Song and Kwee Guan Tay 4. MEMBRANE FILTRATION REGULATIONS AND DETERMINATION OF LOG REMOVAL VALUE (LRV) Nazih K. Shammas and Lawrence K. Wang 5. TREATMENT OF INDUSTRIAL EFFLUENTS, MUNICIPAL WASTES AND POTABLE WATER BY MEMBRANE BIOREACTORS Lawrence K. Wang and Ravinder Menon 6. TREATMENT OF FOOD INDUSTRY WASTES BY MEMBRANE FILTRATION Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, Munir Cheryan, Yu-Ming Zheng and Shuai-Wen Zou 7. MEMBRANE SEPARATION: BASICS AND APPLICATIONS J. Paul Chen, Honghui Mou, Lawrence K. Wang, and Takeshi Matsuura, and Yuting Wei 8. MEMBRANE SYSTEMS PLANNING AND DESIGN Nazih K. Shammas and Lawrence K. Wang 9. ADSORPTION DESALINATION – A NOVEL METHOD Kim Choon NG, Ibrahim I. El-Sharkawy, Bidyut Baran Saha, and Anutosh Chakraborty 10. MEMBRANE PROCESSES FOR RECLAAMTION OF MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER Jianjun Qin and Kiran A Kekre 11. POTABLE WATER BIOTECHNOLOGY, MEMBRANE FILTRATION AND BIOFILTRATION Puangrat Kajitvichyanukul, Nazih K. Shammas, Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang, and Jirapat Ananpattarachai 12. DESALINATION OF SEAWATER BY THERMAL DISTILLATION AND ELECTRODIALYSIS TECHNOLOGIES J. Paul Chen, Lawrence K. Wang, Lei Yang, and Yu-Ming Zheng 13. DESALINATION OF SEAWATER BY REVERSE OSMOSIS J. Paul Chen, Edward S. K. Chian, Ping-Xin Sheng, K.G. Nadeeshani Nanayakkara, Lawrence K. Wang, and Yen-Peng Ting 14. MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGIES FOR POINT-OF-USE AND POINT-OF-ENTRY APPLICATIONS Puangrat Kajitvichyanukul, Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K. Wang 15. MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGIES FOR OIL-WATER SEPARATION Puangrat Kajitvichyanukul, Yung-Tse Hung, and Lawrence K. Wang 16. GAS-SPARGED ULTRAFILTRATION: RECENT TRENDS, APPLICATIONS AND FUTURE CHALLENGES Kaustubha Mohanty and Raja Ghosh Appendix: CONVERSION FACTORS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS Lawrence K. Wang

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