Membrane processes (ICTP Rép, Tchèque)

Membrane processes (ICTP Rép, Tchèque)Code de l'UE : HMCH220


a. Basic membrane types and their preparation
b. Characteristic properties of membranes, methods of testing
c. Membrane separation processes – classification according to the driving forces
d. Membrane separation processes based on the concentration gradient - osmosis, dialysis
e. Pressure membrane processes – reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, microfiltration, nanofiltration
f. Electromembrane processes – electrodialysis, electrodeionization
g. Ion exchange membranes as a solid electrolyte – “zero-gap” membrane electrolysis
h. Utilization of ion exchange membranes in fuel cells
i. Micro- and mesoporous membranes for gas and liquid separation
j. Mechanism of mass transfer in membranes
k. Utilization of membranes in separation technologies, industrial applications
l. Membrane reactors for homogeneous reactions
m. Membrane reactors for heterogeneous catalytic reactions
n. Membrane technologies in chemical industry, directions of development


To understand general concepts of membrane technology
To be able to apply previous knowledge acquired in separation processes and transport phenomena in the separation processes with membranes
To understand transport mechanisms in membranes
To know the main applications of membranes in separation processes, reactor/separation processes and new applications of technological interest
To know basic of membrane preparation and characterization method

Pré-requis recommandés

1st cycle degree or a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Bio-chemical Engineering, or equivalent degrees in one of the previous domains.

Volume horaire

  • CM : 25
  • TD : 0
  • TP : 15


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Crédits ECTS 4

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