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dc.contributor.authorChung, Ling Hao
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-07T02:39:00Z
dc.date.available2019-06-07T02:39:00Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/77845
dc.description.abstractBiofouling in membrane filtration is a common occurrence which impedes the efficiency of the separation process. By looking into the biofouling mechanisms via the observation of a filtration process, potential problems can be addressed and resolved. This study uses optical coherence tomography (OCT) to investigate the effects of using different 3D-printed spacers on the biofouling process. A compilation of OCT scans of a representative unit cell of each spacer was taken as a function of time to generate 3D-images showing the morphology of a foulant layer. Through the usage of various quantitative analysing methods (such as EIS, DOTM and etc), the development of a foulant layer was obtained. Thus, showing the various biofouling mechanisms involved in a biofouling process.en_US
dc.format.extent33 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Environmental engineeringen_US
dc.titleCharacterization of biofouling with 3D-printed spacers using 3D optical coherence tomographyen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorChong Tzyy Hauren_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)en_US
dc.contributor.researchSingapore Membrane Technology Centreen_US
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