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Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation
Author : Mohtada Sadrzadeh,Toraj Mohammadi
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2019-11-13
ISBN 10 : 0128168811
Pages : 524 pages

Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Gas Separation presents an introduction to the application of nanocomposite membranes in both water and gas separation processes. This in-depth literature review and discussion focuses on state-of-the-art nanocomposite membranes, current challenges and future progress, including helpful guidelines for the further improvement of these materials for water and gas separation processes. Chapters address material development, synthesis protocols, and the numerical simulation of nanocomposite membranes, along with current challenges and future trends in the areas of water and gas separation. Explains the development of nanocomposite membranes through bio-mimicking nanomaterials Discusses the surface modification of nanomaterials to fabricate robust nanocomposite membranes Outlines the environmental and operational challenges for the application of nanocomposite membranes

Nanocomposite Membranes for Gas Separation
Author : Pei Sean Goh,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2020-07-07
ISBN 10 : 0128194073
Pages : 308 pages

The development of a new class of nanocomposite membranes has served as one of the most prominent strategies to address the intrinsic limitations of conventionally used polymeric and inorganic membranes. Nanocomposite membranes consist of nanosized inorganic nanomaterials that are incorporated into the structure of continuous polymer matrices. Owing to the exceptional properties exhibited by the nanomaterials, the resultant nanocomposite membranes demonstrate higher selectivity and permeability that surpass the Robeson upper boundary limit. Nanocomposite Membranes for Gas Separation provides a comprehensive review of the advances made in the development and application of gas separation nanocomposite membranes. In particular, the book covers the focuses on the fabrication, modification, characterization and applications of nanocomposite membranes for gas separation. It is an important reference source both for materials scientists, environmental engineers and chemical engineers who are looking to understand how nanocomposite membranes are being used to create better techniques for gas separation. Provides detailed insights in the fabrication, modification, characterization and applications of nanocomposite membranes for gas separation Shows how nanotechnology is being used to address current limitations of the development of polymeric and inorganic membranes for gas separation, including low separation performance in terms of permeability and selectivity Explores the potential of nanocomposite membranes to help create more effective gas separation techniques

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology
Author : P.K. Tewari
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2015-12-02
ISBN 10 : 1466576839
Pages : 325 pages

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology: Fundamentals and Applications is the first book to deliver an extensive exploration of nanocomposite membrane technology. This groundbreaking text offers an eloquent introduction to the field as well as a comprehensive overview of fundamental aspects and application areas. Approaching the subject from the material

Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Pervaporation
Author : Sabu Thomas,Soney C. George,Thomasukutty Jose
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2020-04-30
ISBN 10 : 0128167866
Pages : 440 pages

Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Pervaporation assesses recent applications in the pervaporation performance of polymer nanocomposites of different length scales. The book discusses the effects of a range of nanofillers, their dispersion, the effect of different polymers, and organic and inorganic nanomaterials in the pervaporation process. In addition, the book explores how the different properties of a variety of nanocomposite materials make them better for use in different types of liquids, while also discussing the challenges of using different nanocomposites for this purpose effectively and safely. In particular, polymer nanocomposites for g nanoscale dispersion, filler/polymer interactions, and morphology are addressed. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, chemical engineers and environmental engineers who want to learn more about how polymer nanocomposites are being used to make the pervaporation separation process more effective. Explores the progress that has been made in recent years in using polymer nanocomposites to enhance the pervaporation separation process Discusses the different properties of a variety of nanocomposite classes, assessing which situations they should best be used in Outlines major challenges in safely and effectively using polymer nanocomposites in the pervaporation separation process

Gas Separation Membranes
Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Kailash Chandra Khulbe,Takeshi Matsuura
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2015-04-28
ISBN 10 : 3319010956
Pages : 331 pages

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.

Application of Nanotechnology in Membranes for Water Treatment
Author : Alberto Figoli,Jan Hoinkis,Sacide Alsoy Altinkaya,Jochen Bundschuh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2017-07-14
ISBN 10 : 1351715267
Pages : 306 pages

The book focuses on Application of Nanotechnology in Membranes for Water Treatment but not only provides a series of innovative solutions for water reclamation through advanced membrane technology but also serves as a medium to promote international cooperation and networking for the development of advanced membrane technology for Universal well-being and to achieve the common goal of supplying economically, environmentally and societally sustainable freshwater and better sanitation systems. This book is unique because the chapters were authored by established researchers all around the globe based on their recent research findings. In addition, this book provides a holistic coverage of membrane development for water treatment, from the membrane preparation and characterizations to the performance for specific processes and applications. Since that water scarcity has become a global risk and one of the most serious challenges for the scientific community in this century, the publication of this book is therefore significant as it will serve as a medium for a good reference of an alternative solution in water reclamation. This book will provide the readers with a thorough understanding of the different available approaches for manufacturing membranes both with innovative polymeric systems and inorganic nano-materials which could give enhanced functionalities, catalytic and antimicrobial activities to improve the performance of the existing membranes. It will be useful for leading decision and policy makers, water sector representatives and administrators, policy makers from the governments, business leaders, business houses in water treatment, and engineers/ scientists from both industrialized and developing countries as well.

Sustainable Membrane Technology for Energy, Water, and Environment
Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Takeshi Matsuura
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2012-02-28
ISBN 10 : 1118024591
Pages : 352 pages

This book consists of the latest in sustainable membrane technology for use in energy, water, and the environment. Many innovative ideas are presented, including sections on rapidly growing activities in the ASEAN and Middle East regions, which are fast emerging as next-generation research centers of membrane technologies, owing to their need of water and natural gas production technology. Topics covered include new membrane material and membrane development, as well as membrane applications for gas and vapor separation, water treatment, environmental applications, energy, food processing, and industrial purposes.

Functional Nanostructured Materials and Membranes for Water Treatment
Author : Mikel Duke,Dongyuan Zhao,Rafael Semiat
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-03-14
ISBN 10 : 3527668489
Pages : 318 pages

Membranes have emerged over the last 30 years as a viable water treatment technology. Earth's population is growing and the need for alternative ways to generate potable water is rising. The recent advent of nanotechnology opens the door to improving processes in membrane technology, which is a promising step on the way to solving the earth's potable water problem. Current performance is enhanced and new concepts are possible by engineering on the nanoscale. This book presents key areas of nanotechnology such as fouling tolerant and robust membranes, enhanced destruction of pollutants and faster monitoring of water quality. 'Functional Nanostructured Materials and Membranes for Water Treatment' is part of the series on Materials for Sustainable Energy and Development edited by Prof. G.Q. Max Lu. The series covers advances in materials science and innovation for renewable energy, clean use of fossil energy, and greenhouse gas mitigation and associated environmental technologies.

Mixed Matrix Membranes
Author : Clara Casado-Coterillo
Publisher : MDPI
Release Date : 2019-12-16
ISBN 10 : 3039219766
Pages : 146 pages

Mixed matrix membranes (MMMs) have attracted a large amount of interest in research laboratories worldwide in recent decades, motivated by the gap between a growing interest in developing novel mixed matrix membranes by various research groups and the lack of large-scale implementation. This Special Issue contains six publications dealing with the current opportunities and challenges of mixed matrix membranes development and applications to solve environmental and health challenges of the society of 21st century.

Advances in Carbon Nanostructures
Author : Adrián Silva,Sónia Carabineiro
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2016-10-05
ISBN 10 : 9535126423
Pages : 256 pages

Carbon atoms have the amazing ability to bond in remarkable different manners that can assume distinct astonishing dimensional arrangements from which absolutely diverse and interesting nanostructured carbon materials are obtained. This book aims to cover the most recent advances in (i) Graphene and derivatives, including graphene-based magnetic composites, membranes, wafer devices, and nanofibers for several applications, as well as some particular properties, such as light emission from graphene; (ii) Carbon nanotubes heaters and fibers for reinforcement of cement and diamond-based thin films; and (iii) Nanofluids consisting of both graphene and carbon nanotubes, apart from reporting some important case studies dealing with carbon nanostructures and their use in sensors, coatings, or electromagnetic wave absorbers.

Carbon-based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications
Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Pei Sean Goh
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2018-03-28
ISBN 10 : 0128135751
Pages : 632 pages

Carbon-Based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications provides the fundamental physico-chemical characterizations of recently explored carbon-based polymer nanocomposites, such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and its derivatives, nanodiamond, fullerenes and other nano-sized carbon allotropes. The book also covers the applications of carbon-based polymer nanocomposite in the environmental and energy fields. Topics range from the various approaches that have been explored and developed for the fabrication of carbon-based polymer nanocomposite, to their applications in tackling environmental and energy related issues. Provides a clear picture of the current state-of-the-art and future trends in carbon-based polymer nanomaterials Explains the interactions between nanofiller-polymer matrices and mechanisms related to applications in environmental pollution and energy shortage Includes computational and experimental studies of the physical and chemical properties of carbon-based polymer nanocomposites Features chapters written by world leading experts

Advanced Nanomaterials for Membrane Synthesis and Its Applications
Author : Woei Jye Lau,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Arun M. Isloor,Amir Al-Ahmed
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2018-11-21
ISBN 10 : 0128145048
Pages : 341 pages

Advanced Nanomaterials for Membrane Synthesis and Its Applications provides the academic and industrial communities the most up-to-date information on the latest trends in membrane nanomaterials and membrane nanotechnology used in wastewater treatment, environmental technology and energy. The rapid advances in nanomaterials and nanotechnology development over the past decade have resulted in significant growth of the membrane business for various industrial processes, particularly in nanotechnology-based membrane processes. While membrane technology is increasingly being used for liquid and gas separations, it has great potential in a variety of additional applications. As the worldwide academic community has a strong interest in advanced membrane processes, particularly membrane nanotechnology for specific separations, this book provides a timely update on the topic. Presents a unique focus on the use of advanced nanomaterials in membrane fabrication/modification, and in the description of membrane nanotechnologies, such as nanofiltration, thin film nanocomposites and nanofibers for various applications Describes next generation membranes, providing first resource details on the development and commercialization stages of these new membranes Represents the state-of-the-art on the use of nanomaterials in membrane science

Synthetic Polymeric Membranes for Advanced Water Treatment, Gas Separation, and Energy Sustainability
Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Wan Norharyati Wan Salleh,Norhaniza Yusof
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2020-05-14
ISBN 10 : 0128184868
Pages : 484 pages

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

Semiconductor Photocatalysis
Author : Wenbin Cao
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2016-08-24
ISBN 10 : 9535124846
Pages : 676 pages

Photocatalysis is a hot topic because it is an environmentally friendly approach toward the conversion of light energy into chemical energy at mild reaction environments. Also, it is well applied in several major areas such as water splitting, bacterial inactivation, and pollutants elimination, which is a possible solution to energy shortage and environmental issues. The fundamental knowledge and the frontier research progress in typical photocatalytic materials, such as TiO2-based and non-TiO2-based photocatalysts, are included in this book. Methods to improve the photocatalytic efficiency and to provide a hint for the rational design of the new photocatalysts are covered.

Membrane Contactors: Fundamentals, Applications and Potentialities
Author : Enrico Drioli,A. Criscuoli,E. Curcio
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2011-08-30
ISBN 10 : 9780080457017
Pages : 516 pages

Membrane Contactors: Fundamentals, Applications and Potentialities, Volume 11 covers new operations that could be efficiently used to improve the performance of a variety of industrial production cycles in applications ranging from biotechnology to agrofood. This book focuses on the basic "principles of work": required membrane materials and properties; major operating parameters; the importance of module configuration and design and; the performance of membrane contactors in specific processes. The authors’ dynamic approach to this subject makes Membrane Contactors: Fundamentals, Applications and Potentialities, Volume 11 the most comprehensive book currently available on all aspects related to the 'membrane contactor world. * Describes new unit operations in process engineering * Covers a wide variety of industrial applications, from biotechnology to agrofood * Applicable to process intensification and sustainable growth strategies

Membranes and Membrane Technologies
Author : Stanislav Kolisnychenko
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release Date : 2019-04-22
ISBN 10 : 3035734224
Pages : 2002 pages

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.

Membrane Fabrication
Author : Nidal Hilal,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Chris Wright
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2015-03-02
ISBN 10 : 1482210460
Pages : 758 pages

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

Biopolymer Nanocomposites
Author : Alain Dufresne,Sabu Thomas,Laly A. Pothan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-07-18
ISBN 10 : 1118609905
Pages : 696 pages

Sets forth the techniques needed to create a vast array of useful biopolymer nanocomposites Interest in biopolymer nanocomposites is soaring. Not only are they green and sustainable materials, they can also be used to develop a broad range of useful products with special properties, from therapeutics to coatings to packaging materials. With contributions from an international team of leading nanoscientists and materials researchers, this book draws together and reviews the most recent developments and techniques in biopolymer nano-composites. It describes the preparation, processing, properties, and applications of bio- polymer nanocomposites developed from chitin, starch, and cellulose, three renewable resources. Biopolymer Nanocomposites features a logical organization and approach that make it easy for readers to take full advantage of the latest science and technology in designing these materials and developing new products and applications. It begins with a chapter reviewing our current understanding of bionanocomposites. Next, the book covers such topics as: Morphological and thermal investigations of chitin-based nanocomposites Applications of starch nanoparticle and starch-based bionanocomposites Spectroscopic characterization of renewable nanoparticles and their composites Nanocellulosic products and their applications Protein-based nanocomposites for food packaging Throughout the book, detailed case studies of industrial applications underscore the unique challenges and opportunities in developing and working with biopolymer nanocomposites. There are also plenty of figures to help readers fully grasp key concepts and techniques. Exploring the full range of applications, Biopolymer Nanocomposites is recommended for researchers in a broad range of industries and disciplines, including biomedical engineering, materials science, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, and polymer science. All readers will learn how to create green, sustainable products and applications using these tremendously versatile materials.

Nanostructured Polymer Membranes, Volume 2
Author : Visakh P. M.,Olga Nazarenko
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2016-08-26
ISBN 10 : 1118831799
Pages : 560 pages

The 2nd volume on applications with discuss the various aspects of state-of-the-art, new challenges and opportunities for gas and vapor separation of polymer membranes, membranes for wastewater treatment, polymer electrolyte membranes and methanol fuel cells, polymer membranes for water desalination, optical, electrochemical and anion/polyanion sensors, polymeric pervaporation membranes, organic-organic separation, biopolymer electrolytes for energy devices, carbon nanoparticles for pervaporation polymeric membranes, and mixed matrix membranes for nanofiltration application.

Nanomaterial and Polymer Membranes
Author : Tawfik Abdo Saleh,Vinod Kumar Gupta
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2016-02-25
ISBN 10 : 0128014407
Pages : 284 pages

Nanomaterial and Polymer Membranes: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications presents a unique collection of up-to-date polymeric nanomaterial membranes. The book offers a perfect source to document state-of-the-art developments and innovations in nanocomposite membranes, ranging from materials development and characterization of properties to membrane applications. The book discusses applications that encompass the enhancement of sorption and degradation processes and their usage for the removal of different pollutants, including heavy metals, dyes, pesticides, and other organic and inorganic pollutants from the industry. Presents a powerful single source for the development of new, rapid, and highly efficient membrane composites Offers a perfect source to document state-of-the-art developments and innovations in nanocomposite membranes, ranging from materials development and characterization of properties to membrane applications Covers applications in membrane science, water treatment, and the removal of pollutants from waste water Provides theoretical and practical information about the synthesis and application of polymeric nanocomposite membranes Includes instructor support material available at