The book explains fundamental and advanced topics related to the field of membrane science including extensive coverage of material selection, preparation, characterization and applications of various membranes.
Explores both preparation and wide range of applications for all possible membranes, contains an exclusive chapter on functionalized membranes and incorporation of stimuli responsive membranes in each type and includes exercise problems after each chapter
It also discusses new membrane operations as membrane reactors and membrane contactors
1. Introduction to Membranes 2. Transport Mechanisms and Membrane Separation Processes 3. Preparation Techniques 4. Characterization Techniques 5. Polymeric Membranes and Their Applications 6. Applications of Ceramic Membranes 7. Fouling Mechanisms and Remedies 8. Current Trends in Membrane Science 9. Future Perspectives of Membrane Science