Wastewater Treatment by Reverse Osmosis Process provides a one-stop-shop for reverse osmosis (RO), outlining its scope and limitations for the removal of organic compounds from wastewater. This book covers the state-of-the-art on RO processes and describes ten RO process models of different features and complexities. It also covers the advanced model-based techniques for RO process operations, including various rigorous methods for process modelling, simulation, and optimization at the lowest energy cost, as well as advanced tools such as genetic algorithms for achieving the same.
• Highlights different types of physico–chemical and biological wastewater treatment methods including hybrid systems
• Provides an overview of membrane processes, focuses on different types of membrane processes for water treatment and explains characteristics of membrane modules
• Introduces the importance and challenges of process modelling for simulation, design, and optimization and offers examples across various industries
•Describes the concept of different types of genetic algorithms for process optimisation and provides the state-of-the art of the GA method in terms of its application in water desalination and wastewater treatment
•Emphasizes economic aspects of RO processes for wastewater treatment
With its focus on the challenges posed by an increasing demand for fresh water and the urgent need to recycle wastewater at minimum cost, this work is an invaluable resource for engineers and scientists working within the field of wastewater treatment.
1. Introduction. 2. Wastewater Treatment Methods. 3. Membrane Processes. 4. Applications of Reverse Osmosis Process in Wastewater Treatment. 5. Modelling and Model Validation of Reverse Osmosis Process for Wastewater Treatment.