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Introduction - A review of membrane reactors

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  • In the last decades, membrane catalysis has been studied by several research and the significant

    progress in this field is summarized in several review articles (Armor 1998, Lin 2001, Lu 2007,

    Mcleary 2006, Sanchez 2002, Saracco 1994, Shu 1991).

    Considering a IUPAC definition (Koros 1996), a membrane reactor (MR) is a device for

    simultaneously performing a reaction (steam reforming, dry reforming, autothermal reforming,

    etc.) and a membrane-based separation in the same physical device. Therefore, the membrane not

    only plays the role of a separator, but also takes place in the reaction itself. The term Membrane

    Bioreactor (MBR), on the other hand, refers to the coupling of biological treatment with

    membrane separation in contrast to the sequential application of membrane separation

    downstream of classical biotreatment (Judd 2008, Visvanathan 2000). This chapter comprises a

    review of both MR (section 1-4) and MBR (section 5).

Authors


  •   Gallucci, Fausto (external author)
  •   Basile, Angelo (external author)
  •   Hai, Faisal I.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • Gallucci, F., Basile, A. & Hai, F. Ibney. (2011). Introduction - A review of membrane reactors. In A. Basile & F. Gallucci (Eds.), Membranes for membrane reactors: preparation, optimization and selection (pp. 1-61). United Kingdom: John Wiley & sons.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780470746523

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  • 2-s2.0-84879247292

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Book Title


  • Membranes for membrane reactors: preparation, optimization and selection

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  • 1

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  • 61

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • In the last decades, membrane catalysis has been studied by several research and the significant

    progress in this field is summarized in several review articles (Armor 1998, Lin 2001, Lu 2007,

    Mcleary 2006, Sanchez 2002, Saracco 1994, Shu 1991).

    Considering a IUPAC definition (Koros 1996), a membrane reactor (MR) is a device for

    simultaneously performing a reaction (steam reforming, dry reforming, autothermal reforming,

    etc.) and a membrane-based separation in the same physical device. Therefore, the membrane not

    only plays the role of a separator, but also takes place in the reaction itself. The term Membrane

    Bioreactor (MBR), on the other hand, refers to the coupling of biological treatment with

    membrane separation in contrast to the sequential application of membrane separation

    downstream of classical biotreatment (Judd 2008, Visvanathan 2000). This chapter comprises a

    review of both MR (section 1-4) and MBR (section 5).

Authors


  •   Gallucci, Fausto (external author)
  •   Basile, Angelo (external author)
  •   Hai, Faisal I.

Publication Date


  • 2011

Citation


  • Gallucci, F., Basile, A. & Hai, F. Ibney. (2011). Introduction - A review of membrane reactors. In A. Basile & F. Gallucci (Eds.), Membranes for membrane reactors: preparation, optimization and selection (pp. 1-61). United Kingdom: John Wiley & sons.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9780470746523

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84879247292

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2162&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1153

Book Title


  • Membranes for membrane reactors: preparation, optimization and selection

Has Global Citation Frequency


Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 61

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom