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A Tryst with Process and Engineering Trends in Forward Osmosis

Abstract

Forward osmosis as a water treatment option has been extensively studied in the recent past owing to its energy efficiency and enhanced performance. Even hybrid options of integrating forward osmosis with other separation technologies have been explored. In this article, forward osmosis has been comprehensively reviewed with reference to various process and engineering aspects viz., membranes, membrane fouling, contactors and their design, draw solutions, integration of forward osmosis with various other separation technologies and modeling and simulation. Every aspect has been thoroughly reviewed and discussed in terms of development trends besides presenting future challenges and prospects

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The article was accepted on 28 Nov 2017 and first published on 29 Nov 2017


Article type: Critical Review
DOI: 10.1039/C7EW00507E
Citation: Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2017, Accepted Manuscript
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    A Tryst with Process and Engineering Trends in Forward Osmosis

    I. Sreedhar, R. Gupta, S. Khaitan, B. M. Reddy and A. venugopal, Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2017, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C7EW00507E

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