Vacuum Filtration

  • Nazih K. Shammas
  • Lawrence K. Wang
Part of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering book series (HEE, volume 6)

Abstract

Filtration can be defined as the removal of solids from a liquid stream by passing the stream through a porous medium, which retains the solids. Figure 1 shows a flow diagram of a filtration system (1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nazih K. Shammas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lawrence K. Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Lenox Institute of Water TechnologyLenox
  2. 2.Krofta Engineering CorporationLenox
  3. 3.Zorex CorporationNewtonville

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