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