Membrane distillation against a pressure difference

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Keulen, L.; Ham, L.V. van der; Kuipers, N.J.M.; Hanemaaijer, J.H.; Vlugt, T.J.H.; Kjelstrup, S.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Journal of Membrane Science,volume 524,pages151-162 (issn: 0376-7388)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.10.054
  • Subject: Materials Science(all) | Physical and Theoretical Chemistry | MemPower | Filtration and Separation | Biochemistry | Membrane distillation | Water desalination | Heat and mass transfer | Irreversible thermodynamics

Membrane distillation is an attractive technology for production of fresh water from seawater. The MemPower® concept, studied in this work, uses available heat (86 °C) to produce pressurized water (2.2 bar and 46 °C) by membrane distillation, which again can be used to ... View more
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