Membrane Technology Sustainable Solutions in Water, Health, Energy and Environmental Sectors
Contributed by multiple experts, the book covers the scientific and engineering aspects of membrane processes and systems.
It aims to cover basic concepts of novel membrane processes including membrane bioreactors, microbial fuel cell, forward osmosis, electro-dialysis and membrane contactors.
Maintains a pragmatic approach involving design, operation and cost analysis of pilot plants as well as scaled-up counterparts
1. Processing of complex industrial effluents and gaseous mixtures through innovative membrane technology. 2. Comprehensive process solutions for chemical and allied industries using membranes. 3. An insight into various approaches towards flux enhancement and fouling mitigation of membranes during nano and ultrafiltration. 4. Fabrication and applications of functionalized membranes in drinking water treatment. 5. Promoting rural and urban welfare by water purification through compact membrane systems. 6. Ceramic membrane based community model plants for arsenic decontamination from ground water and quality drinking water supply. 7. Forward Osmosis: An efficient and economical alternative for water reclamation and concentration of food products & beverages. 8. Low cost production of anti-diabetic and anti-obesity sweetener from stevia leaves by diafiltration membrane process. 9. Microfiltration Membranes: Fabrication and Application. 10. Hemodialysis membranes for treatment of chronic kidney disease: State of the art and future prospects. 11. Design of cost effective membrane devices for production of potable alkaline ionised water. 12. Mass Transfer Modelling in Hollow Fiber Liquid Membrane Separation Processes. 13. Design of membrane systems using computational fluid dynamics and molecular modelling. 14. Carbon polymer nanocomposite membranes as electrolytes for direct methanol fuel cells. 15. Bioethanol Production in a Pervaporation Membrane Bioreactor. 16. Recovery of value added products in process industries through membrane contactors. 17. Recent research trends in polymer nanocomposite proton exchange membranes for electrochemical energy conversion and storage devices. 18. Polyion complex membranes for polymer electrolyte membrane and direct methanol fuel cell applications. 19. Integrated Membrane Technology for Promoting Zero Liquid Discharge in Process Industries. 20. Electromembrane processes in water purification and energy generation. 21. Adsorption-membrane filtration hybrid process in wastewater treatment. 22. Layer by layer (LbL) coated multilayer membranes in dye house effluent treatment. 23. Membrane Technology- A Sustainable Approach for Environmental Protection. 24. Processing of dairy industrial effluent and kitchen wastewater by integration of microbial action with membrane processes.