MEMBRANE SEPARATION PROCESSES

Second cycle degree in CHEMICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: -- --

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: none
Examination methods: Final written or oral examination.
Course unit contents: The course will review and analyze:
1. FUNDAMENTALS AND PRINCIPLES OF MEMBRANE
SEPARATION PROCESSES: Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration, Reverse
Osmosis, Pervaporation, Gas Separations, Electrodialysis, etc.
2. MEMBRANE MODULES
3. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF MEMBRANE MODULES and
PROCESSES SYSTEMS: Design, Modelling and Optimization of
membrane reactors, catalytic membrane reactors, contactors, etc.
4. MEMBRANE PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION:
Membrane materials, Methods of preparation, Microscopic structure
of membranes and state of the permeant
5. MEMBRANE PROCESSES APPLICATIONs: Water treatment;
Chemical Industry; Biomedical applications; Pharmaceutical and
biotechnology industry
6. ECONOMICS OF SEPARATION MEMBRANE PROCESSES