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CHE – 873 Membrane Technology
Campus SCME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Membrane Technology
Course Code CHE – 873
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives
  • Introduction to membrane science and technology, in all engineering approaches for the            transport of substances between two fractions with the help of permeable membranes.
  • To acquaint mechanical separation processes for separating gaseous or liquid streams use         membrane technology.
Detail Content
  • Introduction Historical developments of membranes & Membrane types
  • Membrane processes, Membrane transport theory & Solution-diffusion model
  • Structure-permeability relation & Isotropic and an-isotropic membranes
  • Metal membranes, Ceramic membranes &Liquid membranes
  • Membrane modules, Concentration polarization & Cross flow
  • Co-current and counter-current flows & Reverse Osmosis membranes
  • Ultra filtration and Micro filtration membranes
  • Evaporation and Gas separation membranes
  • Application and process design & Medical applications of membranes
  • Membrane reactors, Membrane contactors & Membrane distillation
  • Details of lab work, workshops practice (if applicable)
Text/Ref Books
  • Membrane Technology and applications By R.W. Baker
  • Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers By K.J. Beers
  • Handbook of membrane separation by Pabby, Rizvi, Sastre
  • Handbook of membrane separationBy A. Constantis, N. Moustafui
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. ArshadHussain
Associate Professor
Head of Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Chemical and Materials Engineering
National University of Sciences and Technology