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Title: Filtration of suspensions using slit pore membranes
Authors: Ullah, Asmat
Starov, Victor
Naeem, M.
Holdich, R.G.
Semenov, Sergey
Keywords: Slotted pore microfiltration
Pore blocking
Cake formation
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: © Elsevier
Citation: ULLAH, A. ...et al., 2013. Filtration of suspensions using slit pore membranes. Separation and Purification Technology, 103, pp. 180-186.
Abstract: A slit pore membrane is used for a membrane filtration of silica suspensions of two concentrations: a relatively low volume fraction when supposedly only pore blocking mechanism is responsible for a membrane flux decline and a relatively high volume fraction when cake layer formation is supposed to dominate. A theory is developed for both cases. It is shown that the membrane filtration proceeds in two different regimes depending on the applied pressure difference and the theory is developed for both cases. It is shown that the theory predictions are in a reasonable agreement with our experimental data.
Description: This paper is in closed access.
Sponsor: This work was supported by HEC Pakistan and KPK UET Peshawar Pakistan.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2012.10.038
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25798
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2012.10.038
ISSN: 1383-5866
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