Nanocomposite Membranes: Health, Environment, Safety, and Societal Implications

Authored by: P.K. Tewari

Nanocomposite Membrane Technology

Print publication date:  December  2015
Online publication date:  December  2015

Print ISBN: 9781466576827
eBook ISBN: 9781466576834
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b19213-9

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Abstract

Nanocomposite membrane has unprecedented potential of providing technological solutions to many environmental problems, including climate change, pollution abatement, and clean drinking water. It is claimed that nan-otechnology enables economic growth through more efficient and durable products and new markets. However, the applicability of such a system has to be perceived after due consideration of the process and product in totality with serious attention toward the probable health and environmental risks.

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