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Bioinspired Water Desalination and Water Purification Approaches Using Membranes

  • Bharat BhushanEmail author
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Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 299)

Abstract

As discussed in Chap.  1, 97.5% of water is saline water, therefore water desalination is increasingly important in some parts of the world. However, water desalinization remains an energy intensive process and prohibitively expensive. In addition, water contamination from human activity affects clean water supply. Water purification from all contaminants is important (Brown and Bhushan 2016; Bhushan 2018).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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