After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Understand the principles behind separation by electrodialysis and some of its applications.
Classify the types of membranes used in the process and understand the operation of a bipolar membrane.
Design and evaluate a electrodialysis system based on a simple model.
Understand how two charged species can be separated due to the differences in their relative mobility by the electrophoresis method.
Review the flow and field arrangements in some common electrophoresis units.
Develop and solve simple models for electrophoresis and apply these for preliminary design of a device.
Electrodialysis refers to mass transport through ...