Membrane-based salinity gradient processes for water treatment and power generation

Sarper Sarp, Nidal Hilal

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Membrane-Based Salinity Gradient Processes for Water Treatment and Power Generation focuses on the various types of membrane- based salinity gradient processes that can be applied for desalination. Topics cover salinity gradient processes for desalination, such as Forward Osmosis (FO) and Pressure Retarded Osmosis (PRO), with chapters selected exclusively from a number of world-leading experts in various disciplines and from different continents. Sections include discussions on the theoretical and fundamental approaches to salinity gradient processes, various types of membrane materials and development, i.e., flat sheet and hollow fiber, various salinity water sources for an economically feasible process, and large-scale applications. Finally, the book focuses on economically feasible process optimization when both operational and capital costs are considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages362
ISBN (Electronic)9780444639615
ISBN (Print)9780444639622
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Chemical Engineering


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