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|Title:||Membrane distillation and forward osmosis : advances in membranes, modules, and applications||Authors:||Wang, R.
Tang, Chuyang Y.
Fane, Anthony Gordon
|Keywords:||DRNTU::Engineering::Environmental engineering::Water treatment||Issue Date:||2012||Source:||Fane, A. G., Wang, R., Tang, C. Y., & Yang, X. (2012). Membrane Distillation and Forward Osmosis: Advances in Membranes, Modules, and Applications. IDA Journal of Desalination and Water Reuse, 4(1), 22-26.||Series/Report no.:||IDA journal of desalination and water reuse||Abstract:||Membrane distillation (MD) and forward osmosis (FO) are attracting interest for reuse and desalination applications. Both processes are low pressure and suited to using low-grade thermal energy, such as waste heat and solar, which yield low greenhouse-gas emissions. MD applications include desalination, concentrate processing by MD crystallization, and a unique MD bioreactor with high-quality permeate for wastewater reclamation. FO applications include desalting, brine usage, and an FO bioreactor, which also produces high-quality permeate for reuse. This article reviews research developments in MD and FO at the Singapore Membrane Technology Centre.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/96062
|ISSN:||1947-7953||Rights:||© 2012 IDA and AWWA.||Fulltext Permission:||none||Fulltext Availability:||No Fulltext|
|Appears in Collections:||CEE Journal Articles|
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