NOC:Membrane Technology


Lecture 1 - Separation Processes, Historical Development, Definition and Types of Membranes


Lecture 2 - Membrane Processes and Classifications, Advantages, Disadvantages, Applications


Lecture 3 - Polymer Basics, Polymers used in Membrane Preparation and their Properties


Lecture 4 - Inorganic Materials for Membrane Preparation, their Advantages and Disadvantages


Lecture 5 - Membrane Modules and Selection, Flow Types


Lecture 6 - Preparation of Synthetic Membrane, Phase Inversion Membranes


Lecture 7 - Composite membranes: Interfacial polymerization, dip-coating, plasma polymerization


Lecture 8 - Inorganic membranes: Sol-Gel process, ceramic membrane preparation, membrane modification


Lecture 9 - Porous and non-porous membranes, characterization of porous membranes and MF membrane


Lecture 10 - MF membrane characterization: Bubble point,Mercury intrusion, Permeability method


Lecture 11 - UF membrane characterization: Gas adsorption-desorption, Thermoporometry, MWCO method


Lecture 12 - Passive transport, active transport, description of transport process


Lecture 13 - Transport through porous membrane and nonporus membrane


Lecture 14 - Concept of osmosis and reverse osmosis, thermodynamic analysis


Lecture 15 - Revision of concepts and fundaments


Lecture 16 - HP and LP RO, membrane materials, modules, models for RO transport


Lecture 17 - Advantages of RO, fouling, RO applications, Pressure retarded osmosis


Lecture 18 - Nanofiltration basics, transport mechanism, fouling model and applications


Lecture 19 - Basic principles of UF, membranes and modules, UF configurations


Lecture 20 - Models for UF transport, mass transfer coefficient, membrane rejection and sieving coefficient


Lecture 21 - Factors affecting UF performance, fouling and permeate flux enhancement, UF applications1


Lecture 22 - Micellar-enhanced UF, affinity UF, UF based bioseparation


Lecture 23 - Basic principles, advantages of MF, cross-flow and dead-end MF, membranes and modules


Lecture 24 - Models for MF transport, plugging and throughput, fouling in MF, MF applications


Lecture 25 - Problems and solutions based on RO and MF


Lecture 26 - Problems and solutions based on UF


Lecture 27 - Dialysis, membranes and modules, mass transport in dialysis, diffusion analysis, applications


Lecture 28 - Ion-exchange membranes, ED process, energy requirement, applications, reverse ED


Lecture 29 - PV principle, advantages, mass transfer and applications, hybrid distillation/PV


Lecture 30 - Problems and solutions based on ED and PV


Lecture 31 - Concept, types of LM, mechanism of mass transfer in LM, choice of solvent and carrier, applications


Lecture 32 - Basic principle of gas separation, transport mechanism, factors affecting gas separation, applications


Lecture 33 - Basic principle of MD, mechanism, process parameters, membranes, applications


Lecture 34 - Mechanism, coupled transport, carrier agent, active and passive transport, applications


Lecture 35 - Gas-liquid and liquid-liquid contactors, membrane reactors and bioreactors, PEM hydrogen fuel cell


Lecture 36 - Perstraction, membrane chromatography and controlled drug delivery