Membranes for gas separation (UTwente Pays-Bas)

Membranes for gas separation (UTwente Pays-Bas)Code de l'UE : HMCH362


1. Introduction, basic principles and theory
2. Metallic membranes
3. Carbon, zeolite and micro-porous (sol-gel derived) ceramic membranes
4. Polymer membranes
5. Mixed conducting oxide membranes
6. Competitive technologies for gas separation and treatment (cryogenic distillation, pressure swing adsorption, absorption methods etc.)
7. Societal relevance and acceptance


- To know general concepts, state-of-the-art membranes and technology used for gas separation and gas treatment.
- To understand main transport mechanisms in different types of gas separation membranes.
- To know main applications of membranes in separation processes, (catalytic) membrane reactors, and new applications of technological interest.
- To know competitive technologies for gas separation membranes and gas treatment.
- To prepare and characterize selected membranes.
- The ability to interpret experimental data and to draw conclusions..
Formation expérimentale :
- Laboratory classes dedicated to the implementation of membranes for gas separation

Pré-requis recommandés

1st year Master EM3E or 1st year master with required knowledge in material science, chemical engineering, numerical simulation and separation science.

Volume horaire

  • CM : 20
  • TD : 10
  • TP : 20


- Lecture notes, slides
- Y. Yampolskii, I. Pinnau, B.D. Freeman, Materials Science of Membranes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2006.
- R.W. Baker, Membrane Technology and Applications, John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2004.

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