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Membrane Reactor Engineering: Applications for a Greener Process Industry

Membrane Reactor Engineering: Applications for a Greener Process Industry

Angelo Basile (Editor), Marcello De Falco (Editor), Gabriele Centi (Editor), Gaetano Iaquaniello (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-90681-1

Aug 2016

344 pages

$136.99

Description

Uniquely focussed on the engineering aspects of membrane reactors

  • Provides tools for analysis with specific regard to sustainability
  • Applications include water treatment, wastewater recycling, desalination, biorefineries, agro-food production
  • Membrane reactors can bring energy saving, reduced environmental impact and lower operating costs

Preface vii

Contributors x

Part 1 Fundamental Studies on Membrane Reactor Engineering 1

1 Membrane Reactors: The Technology State-of-the-Art and Future Perspectives 3
Gaetano Iaquaniello, Gabriele Centi, Marcello De Falco and Angelo Basile

2 Criteria for a Palladium Membrane Reactor or Separator Design II: Concentration Polarization Effects 22
Moshe Sheintuch

3 Structured Catalysts and Support for Membrane Reactors 37
Vincenzo Palma, Marco Martino, Antonio Ricca and Paolo Ciambelli

4 Elements of Reactor Design and Development of Process Schemes for Membrane Reactors 59
Marcello De Falco and Angelo Basile

5 Ceramic Membranes with Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conductivity: Oxygen and Hydrogen Transporting Membranes – Synthesis, Characterization, Applications 75
Juergen Caro and Yanying Wei

6 Polymeric Membrane Reactors 104
K. Ghasemzadeh, A. Aghaeinejad-Meybodi and Angelo Basile

7 Ceramic Membrane Reactors: Theory and Applications 138
K. Ghasemzadeh and Angelo Basile

Part 2 Applications 163

8 Membrane Reactors for Hydrocarbon Dehydrogenation 165
Gaetano Iaquaniello, F.S. Martorelli, Emma Palo, Annarita Salladini and Angelo Basile

9 Pd-Based Membrane Reactors for Syngas Preparation and WGS 184
Gaetano Iaquaniello, Emma Palo and Annarita Salladini

10 Membrane Reactors Powered by Solar Energy 201
Alberto Giaconia and Luca Turchetti

11 Molten Salt Solar Steam Reforming: Process Schemes Analysis 225
Barbara Morico, Alessio Gentile and Gaetano Iaquaniello

12 Membrane Reforming Pilot Testing: KT Experiences 242
Annarita Salladini, Gaetano Iaquaniello and Emma Palo

13 Gas Separation by Polymer Membranes: Research Activity and Industrial Applications 256
Pluton Pullumbi

14 Pervaporation and Membrane Contactors 280
Angelo Basile, F. Galiano, S. Santoro and Alberto Figoli

15 Fuel Cells: A General Overview, Applications and Future Trends 313
Michel Cassir and Aturo Meléndez-Ceballos

Index 328