Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Renewable Energy Generation And Recovery by Khaled TouatiPressure Retarded Osmosis: Renewable Energy Generation And Recovery by Khaled Touati

Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Renewable Energy Generation And Recovery

byKhaled TouatiEditorFernando Tadeo, Joon Ha Kim

Paperback | May 18, 2017

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Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Renewable Energy Generation and Recoveryoffers the first comprehensive resource on this method of generating renewable energy. Dr. Khaled Touati and the team of editors combine their expertise with contributions from other leaders in the field to create this well-rounded resource, which discusses and analyses this novel method of creating a controllable renewable energy.

The promises of the PRO technique are first clearly presented and explained, and the authors then provide a comprehensive analysis of the issues that remain such as Concentration Polarization, Membrane Deformation, and Reverse Salt Diffusion. Possible solutions to these issues which often restrict industrial implementation are then discussed to mitigate these detrimental effects, and there is also an emphasis on the recovery of energy from desalination processes using PRO, which is able to reduce energy consumption and make it more economically and environmentally efficient.



  • Combines research with experience to deliver a complete resource on Pressure Retarded Osmosis
  • Discusses all areas of PRO in detail
  • Offers solutions to problems commonly experienced and summarizes each method with a clear and concise conclusion
  • Includes case studies from the Great Salt Lake (U.S.A) and Dead Sea (Asia), as well as other rivers from America, Europe, and Asia
Dr. Eng. Khaled Touati - Dr of Industrial Engineering and Eng. of Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation Laboratory of Natural Water Treatment- Water Researches and Technologies Center.Professor Tadeo's main interest area is Systems with Constraints, in particular Observation and Control of Positive Systems, Optimal Control, Neutrali...
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Title:Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Renewable Energy Generation And RecoveryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 18, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128121033

ISBN - 13:9780128121030

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Table of Contents

1. Pressure Retarded Osmosis as a Renewable Energy Source 2. Water and salt fluxes in Pressure Retarded Osmosis 3. Effects of the temperatures in PRO 4. Integration of PRO in desalination processes 5. Implementing salinity gradient energy at river mouths