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Applicability of low pressure membranes for wastewater treatment with cost study analyses
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  • Journal title : Membrane Water Treatment
  • Volume 6, Issue 6,  2015, pp.477-488
  • Publisher : Techno-Press
  • DOI : 10.12989/mwt.2015.6.6.477
 Title & Authors
Applicability of low pressure membranes for wastewater treatment with cost study analyses
Maddah, Hisham A.; Chogle, Aman M.;
This study demonstrates that low pressure membranes are the ideal choice for industrial and/or municipal wastewater treatment by showing some promising experimental results, understanding different membrane filtration models, studying the potential of membrane bioreactors (MBRs), considering ceramic membranes fabrication and illustrating the role of nanotechnology in membranes. Cost study calculations are included to determine the treatment cost as well as the initial cost of various membrane types. Results showed that integrated membranes are preferred over MBR in case of average capacities. However, higher capacity situations are the most economical choice for MBR. It is shown that the least treatment cost in MBR was about . However, the is the theoretical cost which is very small compared to the actual average MBR treatment cost of .
MBR;treatment cost;membrane technology;RO;MF;UF;filtration model;nanoparticles;ceramic membrane fabrication;treatment experiments;
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