Innovative and sustainable membrane technology for wastewater treatment and desalination application

Pei Sean Goh, Tuck Whye Wong, Jun Wei Lim, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Nidal Hilal

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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview on the innovative and sustainable development of membrane technology in wastewater treatment and desalination. The membrane processes based on hydraulic pressure and osmotic pressure are first outlined. The development and recent progresses made in the design and fabrication of high-performance membranes are discussed. The applications of membrane technologies in wastewater treatment, desalination, and energy generation are reviewed. Finally, the future outlook is briefly highlighted and the conclusion is drawn.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInnovation Strategies in Environmental Science
PublisherElsevier
Pages291-319
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9780128173824
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Desalination
  • Membrane technology
  • Wastewater treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)

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