Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

CURRENT TRENDS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS ON ( BIO- ) MEMBRANES MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGIES IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND PUBLIC HEALTH : CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES Provides a comprehensive overview of the new / recent applications of ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Membrane Technologies in Environmental Protection and Public Health- Challenges and Opportunities illustrates the application of membrane technology used in separation processes, along with the advantages of membranes in comparison with other types of separation methods. In addition, the book illustrates new approaches for pollution monitoring and helps researchers develop new membrane systems for air or water pollution monitoring. Sections focus on the application of membrane technology to new membranes, hence it is ideal for R&D managers in industry and a variety of others, including academic researchers and postgraduate students working in strategic treatment, separation and purification processes. Includes membrane purification processes relating to environmental applications and membrane-based tools for air monitoring Discusses membrane water potabilization Presents a comprehensive reference on recent applications of membrane technology in environmental monitoring and pollution processes

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS ON ( BIO- ) MEMBRANES NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HYDROGEN PRODUCTION , SEPARATION , AND UTILIZATION Edited by ADOLFO IULIANELLI AND ANGELO BASILE In the last decade the attention paid to the environmental protection has ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

In the last decade, the attention paid to the environmental protection has generated a considerable interest towards the development of new energy carriers and green energy production methods. Hydrogen as an energy carrier becomes a potential important source of energy due to its neutral environmental impact. However, its production, transformation and purification, presents a challenge in the so called hydrogen economy. Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes gives a comprehensive review on the present state of the art of the hydrogen production and purification using new and alternative technologies stressing green processes and environment protection. The book covers green processes, renewable feedstocks utilization and membrane reactor technology for hydrogen production in line with new process intensification strategy. The book is divided in four sections, ie fundamentals of hydrogen generation, its impact on environmental issue, new applications involving hydrogen and its storage and distribution. The main scope of this book is to offer a new horizon on hydrogen generation and utilization. It stresses the role of new technologies for hydrogen generation, including the “micro-reactors technology for portable applications , their combination with high temperature fuel cells, the role of gas-separation for both hydrogen purification and CO2 sequestration, the exploitation of renewable sources (biogas, bioethanol and other renewables feedstocks) in reforming processes useful to generate hydrogen, membrane and membrane reactor technology as well as membrane bio-reactors etc. Presents process intensification and commercialization of new and alternative hydrogen generation technologies Relates new hydrogen production methods to their environmental impact Outlines the fundamentals of hydrogen generation Includes new developed technologies for hydrogen transport and storage

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book reviews their potential and lists new technologies which allow for the use of solar, hydroelectric, wind, hydrothermal and other forms of renewable energy with the same effect.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments in (Bio-) Membranes: Renewable Energy Integrated with Membrane Operations offers an overview of advanced technologies in the field of water desalination, wastewater treatment and hydrogen production that is coupled with renewable energy sources. Membrane processes are well-recognized technologies in the field of water and wastewater treatment. This book reviews their potential and lists new technologies which allow for the use of solar, hydroelectric, wind, hydrothermal and other forms of renewable energy with the same effect. In addition, it highlights what has already been achieved in the integration of membrane reactors and energy produced by biomass. Provides an overview of the interconnections between membrane technology and renewable energy sources Provides a comprehensive review of advanced research on membrane processes for water desalination, wastewater treatment and hydrogen production Relates the various processes to energy sources, including solar, wind, biomass and geothermal energy Addresses key issues involved in the use of renewable energy in wastewater treatment

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book focuses on introducing, applications, advantages/disadvantages, evaluating of membrane-based technologies and comparing it with other non-membrane based systems. It also analyses the various limitations of each method.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Water is the most valuable resource for all human development. With increasing global population the demand for water increases whereas the sources of clean water are decreasing. recycling and reuse of wastewater has become an imperative which demands the development of new, efficient and environmentally friendly treatment methods. Current Trends and Future Developments in (Bio-) Membranes: Recent Achievements in Wastewater and Water Treatments provides a comprehensive coverage of the existing wastewater treatment including, but not exclusively, membrane-based methods. The book presents most common used methods compares and evaluates them depending on their particular application. It illustrates many aspects of the various treatment systems used in water and wastewater purification and lists the advantages of membrane-based methods to non-membrane based technologies. This book focuses on introducing, applications, advantages/disadvantages, evaluating of membrane-based technologies and comparing it with other non-membrane based systems. It also analyses the various limitations of each method. Hence, the book is a key reference text for R&D managers in industry interested in the development of water/waste treatment technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of the strategic treatment, separation and purification processes. Provides the state-of-the-art of water and wastewater treatments by various technologies Describes novel and emerging technologies for waste/water treatment Discusses a number of case studies of popular applications Offers an economic evaluation of various technologies

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book focuses on introducing and analyzing transport phenomena in membranes and overviewing achievements in the development of mass transport mechanisms of various membranes.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Transport Phenomena in Membranes illustrates many aspects of mass transport in different membranes used in separation processes, along with their advantages when compared with other types of separation methods. This book focuses on introducing and analyzing transport phenomena in membranes and overviewing achievements in the development of mass transport mechanisms of various membranes. Hence, this book is a key reference text for R&D managers in industry interested in the development of membrane technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of the strategic treatment, separation and purification processes. This book is intended to act as a resource for a wide range of people in various separation fields, including students and researchers, consultants and engineers, operators and managers, who have an interest in membrane technology. Describes developments in transport phenomena in different membrane processes Provides a comprehensive reference book in the membrane field for students and engineers Describes membrane separation fundamentals and relates them to various potential applications

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book details the latest research findings, along with the potential industrial applications of an area that has seen growing research activity on various type of membranes due to the necessity of gas separation and water treatment ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Silica Membranes: Preparation, Modelling, Application, and Commercialization discusses one of the most promising inorganic membranes, namely silica membranes, and their different applications. In the field of membrane separation technology, silica membranes play a key role in the future of the chemical industry as one of the most promising alternatives for separations at high temperatures and aggressive media. This book details the latest research findings, along with the potential industrial applications of an area that has seen growing research activity on various type of membranes due to the necessity of gas separation and water treatment processes. Many industrial companies and academic centers will find immense interest in learning about the best strategies for carrying out these processes. Reviews available methods for the characterization, preparation, and applications of silica membranes Includes new and emerging modeling methods Discusses silica membrane applications for hydrogen production and applications in CO2 capturing, water treatment, and pervaporation

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book focuses on the structure, preparation, characterization and applications of metallic membranes and membrane reactors, as well as transport mechanisms and simulation aspects.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments in (Bio-) Membranes: Recent Advances in Metallic Membranes presents recent developments in metallic membranes used in membrane reactors to save energy. It also offers a comprehensive review of the present state-of-the-art on the fabrication and design of metallic membranes and membrane reactors, considering various applications. This book focuses on the structure, preparation, characterization and applications of metallic membranes and membrane reactors, as well as transport mechanisms and simulation aspects. As recent research has focused on the development of metallic membranes and their applications, this book is an ideal reference on different production procedures and their use. Reviews metallic membranes research and applications Outlines the mechanisms of metallic membrane based processes Includes structure, preparation, characterization and properties of metallic membranes Highlights various applications of metallic membranes in energy production

Membrane Engineering in the Circular Economy

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Membrane Engineering in the Circular Economy

Membrane Engineering in the Circular Economy: Renewable Sources Valorization in Energy and Downstream Processing in Agro-food Industry describes the modification of the general concept of "waste," including waste valorization as added-value products that are useful for energy production and biotechnology industries. Speaking to the relevance of this new vision, the book highlights the fundamentals of membrane operations in the exploitation of renewable sources for energy production and the valorization of agro-food waste at the industrial level. This book is an excellent resource for researchers, biologists, membranologists and engineers in chemistry, biochemical engineering, food sciences and the agro-food refinery industry. Discusses membrane engineering for agro-food wastes' transformation into added-value products Presents circular and zero-waste economy principles pursued by membrane technology and applied to the agro-food industry Includes potentialities of agro-food wastes for renewable and energy production via membrane operations

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

Membrane processes have been widely studied, but their application in the wastewater sector is increasing rapidly. The book deals with the applications to the wastewater sector (e.g. MBR, NF, RO, ED) and emerging membrane technologies (e.g.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments in Bio-Membranes: Membrane Technology for Water and Wastewater Treatment - Advances and Emerging Processes presents recent advances and a status update on the applications of membrane processes to both urban and industrial wastewater. Specific case studies of membrane technologies are described. Membrane processes have been widely studied, but their application in the wastewater sector is increasing rapidly. The book deals with the applications to the wastewater sector (e.g. MBR, NF, RO, ED) and emerging membrane technologies (e.g. MBfR, MD, FO, MFC). Specific case studies of membrane technology application and relevant wastewaters (e.g. municipal, dairy, oily refinery, etc.) are also discussed. Presents recent advances of wastewater treatment using membrane processes Outlines novel and emerging membrane technologies, e.g., membrane distillation, forward osmosis and membrane biofilm reactors Includes recent developments of more consolidated membrane processes, e.g., membrane biological reactors, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, etc., either for water treatment or desalination Includes interesting and instructive case studies on the application of membrane technologies to various wastewater sources, e.g., municipal, dairy, olive mill, refinery, pulp and paper

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book provides an extensive review in the area of MRs for each kind of application present in the specialized literature and discusses their modelling and design approaches necessary for MR systems validation in achieving high ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Integrated Membrane Reactors explores recent developments and future perspectives in the area of membrane reactor (MR) systems. It includes fundamental principles, the different types of membrane materials (such as polymeric and inorganic), the different types of membrane reactors (such as Micro MRs, Enzymatic MRS, Photo-catalytic MRs, Pervaporation MRs, Electrochemical MRs, etc.), their industrial perspective and, finally, there also is an economic evaluation of the metallic MRs. The book provides an extensive review in the area of MRs for each kind of application present in the specialized literature and discusses their modelling and design approaches necessary for MR systems validation in achieving high conversions, energy savings, high yields and high hydrogen (or others) products of the reactions studied. Includes membrane preparation and characterization Describes all the kinds of membrane reactors today under study Focuses on many applications of membrane reactors in the area of chemical and biochemical engineering Discusses simulation of membrane reactors enabling their design Introduces the concepts of process intensification and process integration Illustrates all the advantages of membrane reactors with respect to the so-called traditional/convention reactor

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

This book offers a unique opportunity for scientists working in the field of membrane technology for CO2 separation and capture.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Carbon Dioxide Separation/Capture by Using Membranes explores the unique property of membranes to separate gases with different physical and chemical properties. The book covers both polymeric and inorganic materials for CO2 separation and explains their mechanism of action, allowing for the development and most appropriate and efficient processes. It also lists the advantages of using membranes instead of other separation techniques, i.e., their low operating costs and low energy consumption. This book offers a unique opportunity for scientists working in the field of membrane technology for CO2 separation and capture. Outlines numerous membrane-based technologies for CO2 separation and capture Lists new, advanced separation techniques and production processes Includes various applications, modelling, and the economic considerations of each process Covers advanced techniques for the separation of CO2 in natural gas

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book includes a comprehensive analysis of scenarios that are ideal for the potential use of ceramic MBRs.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Ceramic Membrane Bioreactors presents the latest information on the application of ceramic MBR technology, including its maximum robustness and reliability when compared with other membrane-based systems. The book includes a comprehensive analysis of scenarios that are ideal for the potential use of ceramic MBRs. Sections cover applications, advantages/disadvantages, the modeling of ceramic membrane bioreactors, a comparison with other membrane systems, and a section on fouling mechanisms. Presents comprehensive coverage of ceramic membranes and ceramic membranes-based bioreactors Describes the various types of ceramic membranes, i.e., silica, titanium, and more Explains the mechanisms of action and the reasons behind the superiority of these membranes over other types Lists various applications of ceramic membrane bioreactors

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book offers an overview of recent developments in the field of forward and reverse osmosis and their applications in water desalination, wastewater treatment, power generation and food processing.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Reverse and Forward Osmosis: Principles, Applications, Advances covers the important aspects of RO, FO and their combination in integrated systems, along with their specific and well-established applications. The book offers an overview of recent developments in the field of forward and reverse osmosis and their applications in water desalination, wastewater treatment, power generation and food processing. General principles, membrane module developments, membrane fouling, modeling, simulation and optimization of both technologies are also covered. The book's ultimate goal is to support the scientific community, professionals and enterprises that aspire to develop new applications. Provides an overview of the advances made in combining reverse osmosis membrane technology and the corresponding forward osmosis Provides a comprehensive review of advanced research on membrane processes for water desalination, wastewater treatments, etc. Addresses key issues in process intensification and extraction of energy from renewable sources Identifies further research needs for the practical implementation of these two membrane technologies

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book offers a comprehensive review of all the current scientific developments and various applications of membranes in this area.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Membrane Applications in Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering reports on membrane applications in the field of biomedical engineering, ranging from artificial organs, to tissue engineering. The book offers a comprehensive review of all the current scientific developments and various applications of membranes in this area. It is a key reference text for R&D managers in industry who are interested in the development of artificial and bioartificial organs, as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of artificial organs and tissue engineering. Describes numerous bioartificial organ configurations and their relationships to membranes Includes new innovations and solutions in the development of artificial organs with membrane components Describes various membrane fabrication techniques for tissue engineering

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

In addition, the book compares these modeling methods with other traditional separation systems and covers fouling and concentration polarization problems.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Techniques of Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) for Development of Membrane Technology provides updates on new progress in membrane processes due to various challenges and how many industrial companies and academic centers are carrying out these processes. Chapters help readers understand techniques of computational fluid dynamic (CFD) for the development of membrane technology, including an introduction to the technologies, their applications, and the advantages/disadvantages of CFD modeling of various membrane processes. In addition, the book compares these modeling methods with other traditional separation systems and covers fouling and concentration polarization problems. The book is a key reference for R&D managers interested in the development of membrane technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider areas of strategic treatments, separation and purification processes. Includes developments of membrane technologies in different applications by using CFD tools Describes CFD methods for evaluation and optimization of membrane process performance Indicates CFD method advantages over other modeling strategies for the analysis of membrane/membrane reactor processes

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book gives an overview of the basis of photocatalysis and membrane separation and the basic aspects of photocatalytic membranes and photocatalytic membrane reactors, along with their applications, modeling, and the economic aspects of ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Photocatalytic Membranes and Photocatalytic Membrane Reactors offers a comprehensive review on the state-of-the-art in the area of PMs and PMRs. The book gives an overview of the basis of photocatalysis and membrane separation and the basic aspects of photocatalytic membranes and photocatalytic membrane reactors, along with their applications, modeling, and the economic aspects of PMs and PMRs. The book addresses the main issues associated with PMRs design and tries to predict how long it will be before laboratory scale models can be scaled to the PMR industry. Reviews new hybrid separation techniques based on photocatalysis and membranes Offers a detailed description of the various photocatalytic membrane reactors and their function Includes new membrane based separation techniques for the removal of emerging contaminants from water, such as pharmaceutical and personal care products Discusses numerous reactor configurations and various membrane materials for photocatalytic membranes Includes the modeling and economic aspects of various processes

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book provides an extensive review of literature in the area of membranes for desalination systems of low energy consumption and discusses the membrane modelling necessary for desalination system validation in achieving high water ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on (Bio-) Membranes: Membrane Desalination Systems: The Next Generation explores recent developments and future perspectives in the area of membrane desalination systems. It includes fundamental principles, the different types of smart nano-structured materials, energy and brine disposal issues, design approaches and the environmental impact of membrane desalination technology. The book provides an extensive review of literature in the area of membranes for desalination systems of low energy consumption and discusses the membrane modelling necessary for desalination system validation in achieving high water recovery, low energy and near-zero liquid discharge. Outlines the use of the potential of salinity gradient power from brines for a low-energy desalination concept Focuses on the development of integrated membrane systems to achieve the goal of near-zero-liquid-discharge Summarizes the latest advancement in the nanosciences for creating membranes with advanced properties and functions

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

Hence, this book is a key reference text for R&D managers in who are interested in the development of ion-exchange membrane technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of strategic ...

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Recent achievements for ion-exchange membranes is mainly focused on introducing and analyzing ion-exchange membranes performance and overviewing the recent achievement in structural development of ion-exchange membranes in various applications. Hence, this book is a key reference text for R&D managers in industry interested in the development of ion-exchange membrane technologies as well as academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the wider area of the strategic treatment, separation and purification processes. Reviews the ion exchange membranesfundamentals and processes Provides thorough coverage of transport aspects and fundamentals of various ion-exchange membranes systems, such as fuel cells, electrodialysis, etc Describes the two main categories of ion echange membranes, ie inorganic and organic Provides numerous new applications of ion exchange membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments on Bio Membranes

The book outlines strategies for engineering development and process intensification of interest to both industrial and developing countries. Finally, the book includes three chapters on lifecycle analysis (LCA) and economic analysis.

Current Trends and Future Developments on  Bio   Membranes

Current Trends and Future Developments in (Bio-) Membranes: Cogeneration Systems and Membrane Technology offers an exhaustive overview of the status of cogeneration systems as they relate to advanced membrane technologies for energy savings. The different options for cogeneration are analyzed, both for large (district) and small (residential) size units, with different primary fuels. Energy efficiency is reported and lifecycle analysis is carried out for all different options. The book outlines strategies for engineering development and process intensification of interest to both industrial and developing countries. Finally, the book includes three chapters on lifecycle analysis (LCA) and economic analysis. Provides an overview of the interconnections between membrane technology and the systems used for the cogeneration of electricity, such as exhaust gas cleaning, carbon capture and sequestration, and low temperature fuel cells Includes two different studies on LCA and a case study on economic analysis Presents comprehensive reviews on various traditional cogeneration systems and compares them to alternative membrane-based technologies Covers membrane based technologies and their application in co-generation systems Addresses key issues on the introduction of process intensification in energy production