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dc.contributor.authorLoh, Wei Long.
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-10T07:52:33Z
dc.date.available2013-06-10T07:52:33Z
dc.date.copyright2013en_US
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/53959
dc.description.abstractA novel energy generation method coupling the effect of Forward osmosis (FO) and electro kinetic (EK) system has been proposed. Henceforth, for a more realistic representation of the system a continuous set up has to be established. A continuous set up is largely dependent on the forward osmosis process. The existence of the phenomenon of dilutive external concentration polarization has been illustrated in this study as the main obstacles in preventing the establishment of such set up. To mitigate or reduce the effect of the dilutive ECP, the investigation of different parameters and their effect on the water flux rate has been investigated. Parameter such as different method of cross flow, cross flow rate, draw solution concentration has been investigated. Investigation has look into possible reason on the limitation of the current FO module in establishment of such continuous system. A new design with feature intended to support the continuous set up has been proposed. Lastly, recommendation for further improvement or add on to the new design and investigation into other means of improving the process has been proposed.en_US
dc.format.extent40 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering::Alternative, renewable energy sourcesen_US
dc.titleForward osmosis and electro kinetic power generation : achieving consistent water flux rateen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorYang Chun, Charlesen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineeringen_US
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