Advances in Water Desalination (Advances in Water Desalination v. 1)

Advances in Water Desalination (Advances in Water Desalination v. 1)

By: Noam Lior (editor)Hardback

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Desalination is a dynamically growing field with more research, more engineering, more applications, more countries, more people, and with more training programs. This book provides high quality invited reviews on progress in various aspects of the desalination field. It features comprehensive coverage of desalination science, technology, economics, markets, energy considerations, environmental impact, and more. It is a key guide for professionals and researchers in water desalination and related areas including chemical, mechanical, and civil engineers, chemists, materials scientists, manufacturers of desalination membranes, water reuse engineers, and water authorities, as well as students in these fields.

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About Author

NOAM LIOR is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has long-standing experience in water desalination research, education, and consulting, since his doctoral work at the University of California Berkeley Seawater Conversion Laboratory. Dr. Lior has numerous publications and awards in the field, is the editor of Measurements and Control in Water Desalination, and is a member of the editorial board of the journal Desalination and an Associate Editor of the journal Desalination and Water Treatment.


Preface vii Noam Lior Introduction to the Book Series ix Noam Lior About the Authors xi 1. Water Desalination Revisited in Changing Physical and Economic Environments 1 Yehia M. El-Sayed 2. Environmental and Performance Aspects of Pretreatment and Desalination Technologies 79 Sabine Lattemann, Sergio G. Salinas Rodriguez, Maria D. Kennedy, Jan C. Schippers, and Gary L. Amy 3. Economic Aspects of Water Desalination 197 Amitzur Barak 4. Advances in Hollow-Fiber Reverse-Osmosis Membrane Modules in Seawater Desalination 309 Atsuo Kumano 5. Adsorption Desalination Cycle 377 Anutosh Chakraborty, Kyaw Thu, Bidyut Baran Saha, and Kim Choon Ng 6. Advanced Instrumentation, Measurement, Control, and Automation (IMCA) in Multistage Flash (MSF) and Reverse-Osmosis (RO) Water Desalination 453 Noam Lior, Ali El-Nashar, and Corrado Sommariva Index 659

Product Details

  • publication date: 08/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780470054598
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 712
  • ID: 9780470054598
  • weight: 1108
  • ISBN10: 047005459X

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