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Special Separation Methods in Water Treatment

Credits 5
Hours per week 3 / 0 / 0
Examination Ex
Study Language English
Level Master subject
Guarantor doc. Ing. Luděk Jelínek, Ph.D.
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1. Technical, economic and environmental feasibility of different desalination techniques.
2. Precipitation processes; hydroxides, sulfides.
3. Electrolytic recovery of metals from water streams.
4. Membrane processes; principles, characteristics, applicability; electrodialysis.
5. Reverse osmosis.
6. Ion Exchange; basic properties of ion exchange resins.
7. Equilibrium, selectivity, kinetics and column dynamics of ion exchange.
8. Operation of ion exchange resin column; loading cycle, backwash, regeneration, rinse.
9. Ion exchange unit operations; softening, dealkalinisation, deionisation, demineralisation.
10. Ultra-pure water preparation, electrodeionisation.
11. Selective sorption and separation of metals by ion exchange; chelating ion exchangers.
12. Drinking water treatment by ion exchange.
13. Removal of organic matters from water; clarification, sorption anion exchangers, nonionogenic sorbents.
14. Selective uptake of anions; inorganic ion exchangers; properties and application.


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Sengupta A. K. Ion Exchange Technology; Advances in Pollution Control; Technomic Publ. AG, Basel, 1995

Inczedy J. Analytical Applications of Ion Exchangers, Akademiai Kiado , Budapest, 1966

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