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Transport Processes and Separation Process Principles, Fifth Edition by Daniel H. Lepek, A. Allen Hersel, Christie John Geankoplis

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Chapter 24. Filtration and Membrane Separation Processes (Liquid-Liquid or Solid-Liquid Phase)

24.0 Chapter Objectives

On completion of this chapter a student should be able to:

Describe the five most common types of dead-end filtration equipment.

Describe the use of filter media and aids and the usefulness of washing.

Use mathematical models based flow through packed beds to predict required filter areas

Analyze filtration data to calculate cake and membrane resistances.

Calculate filtration and washing times.

Distinguish effects on membrane mass transfer due to permeability, selectivity, concentration polarization, and fouling.

Distinguish among microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis in terms of average pore size ...

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