Membrane distillation: a new approach using composite membranes

Antonius Christianus Maria Franken

Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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In this thesis several aspects of the membrane distillation process and the thermally driven pervaporation process have been described. Both processes differ essentially from each other as far as their mechanism of separation and their applicability is concerned. From a practical point of view, however, there seems to be hardly any difference between the two processes. The only difference in the experimental set-up of the process is the presence of a permselective layer in the thermally driven pervaporation process.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
  • Smolders, C.A., Supervisor
  • Mulder, M.H.V., Co-Supervisor
Award date23 Sep 1988
Place of PublicationEnschede
Print ISBNs90-90-02420-4
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 1988


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