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Natural zeolite membranes for gas and liquid separations

  • Author / Creator
    Swenson, Paul D.
  • Synthetic zeolitic membranes have received much research attention over the past several decades but few studies have examined the potential application of natural zeolites for membrane separations. In this study two separate high density natural zeolite deposits were identified, characterized and experiments were performed separating gases and liquids using these robust membranes.

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  • Graduation date
    2012-11
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Science
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R31S7R
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Dr. Steven M. Kuznicki (Chemical and Materials Engineering)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Dr. Adam Lubell (Civil Engineering)
    • Dr. Rajender Gupta (Chemical and Materials Engineering)
    • Dr. Greg Dechaine (Chemical and Materials Engineering)