Separation Technologies for the Industries of the Future

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Separation processesa "or processes that use physical, chemical, or electrical forces to isolate or concentrate selected constituents of a mixturea "are essential to the chemical, petroleum refining, and materials processing industries. In this volume, an expert panel reviews the separation process needs of seven industries and identifies technologies that hold promise for meeting these needs, as well as key technologies that could enable separations. In addition, the book recommends criteria for the selection of separations research projects for the Department of Energy's Office of Industrial Technology.

About Author

Panel on Separation Technology for Industrial Reuse and Recycling, Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council


1 Front Matter; 2 Executive Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Chemical Industry; 5 3 Petroleum Industry; 6 4 Cross-Cutting Issues for the Chemical and Petroleum Refining Industries; 7 5 Aluminum Industry; 8 6 Steel Industry; 9 7 Metal Casting Industry; 10 8 Glass Industry; 11 9 Forest Products Industry; 12 10 Cross-Cutting Issues for the Materials Processing Industries; 13 11 Conclusions and Recommendations; 14 References; 15 Appendix A: Biographies of Panel Members

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780309063777
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780309063777
  • ISBN10: 0309063779

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