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Main Title Evaluation of Membrane Performance and Fouling by Pyrolysis-GC/MS.
Author Speth, T. F.; Fromme, W. R.; Summers, R. S.;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH. Risk Reduction Engineering Lab. ;Cincinnati Univ., OH. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Publisher 1995
Year Published 1995
Report Number EPA/600/A-95/087;
Stock Number PB95-232880
Subjects Pyrolysis; Gas chromatography; Mass spectroscopy; Membranes; Reprints; Filtration; Dissolved solids; Organic carbon; Feed water; Fouling; Cellulose acetates; Biopolymers; Proteins; Polysaccharides; Biopolymers; Ultraviolet radiation; Nanofiltration; Polyhydroxyaromatics; Aminosugars
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Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
NTIS PB95-232880 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/02/1995
Collation 24p
Abstract Pyrolysis-GC/MS is used to evaluate the organic foulants found on two types of membranes for three natural waters. Polyamide and cellulose acetate membranes are used. Waters from Manatee Lake, Harsha Lake, and the Ohio River are used as feed waters. The pyrolysis fragments are classified into four biopolymer groups: polysaccharides, proteins, polyhydroxyaromatics, and aminosugars. The results suggest that polysaccharides preferentially associate with the cellulose acetate membrane. Both polysaccharides and proteins associate with the polyamide membrane.
Supplementary Notes Presented at American Water Works Association Membrane Treatability Conference, Reno, Nevada, August 1995. Prepared in cooperation with Cincinnati Univ., OH. Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Title Annotations Reprint: Evaluation of Membrane Performance and Fouling by Pyrolysis-GC/MS.
Category Codes 68D; 50B; 99B
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/14
Document Type NT
Control Number 521405570
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Origin NTIS
Type CAT