Membrane Science (CHNG5601)


"Membrane Science" provides background in the physics and electrochemistry of a variety of synthetic membranes used in industry as well as cellular membranes. The course aims to provide students with an understand of: membrane self-assembly and manufacture; membrane separation processes such as filtration, desalination, ion exchange and water-splitting; and techniques for membrane characterisation and monitoring.

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Lecture 4 hrs/week.


Through semester assessment (100%)


R. K. Hobbie/Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology// W. Ho and K. K. Sirkar/Membrane Handbook Part VIII Microfiltration// B. Nolting/Methods in Modern Biophysics// H. G. L. Coster/Thermodynamics of Life Processes//

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