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Desalination: conversion of seawater to freshwater

Bahar, Rubina and Hawlader, Mohammad Nurul Alam (2013) Desalination: conversion of seawater to freshwater. In: 2nd International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2013), 2nd-4th July 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Desalination methods are used to convert saline/brackish water to drinkable freshwater. Major processes use either thermal energy (conventional distillation) or pressure energy (Reverse osmosis). Different methods of desalination are discussed and their influence on overall water production has been highlighted. With the increase in appreciation for a green technology, desalination methods using renewable/waste energy are drawing significant attention in recent years. Applying different methods of desalination for coastal areas in Peninsular Malaysia can be very promising in terms of overall public health and economy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 7007/34552
Uncontrolled Keywords: Desalination; Freshwater production; waste energy; Reverse Osmosis; Multi-Stage Flashing(MSF); Multi Effect Distillation(MED);Membrane Distillation(MD)
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD201 Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof Mohammad Nurul Alam / M N A Hawlader
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 10:56
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2014 10:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/34552

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