• H. K. Lonsdale
  • H. E. Podall


In this introductory section, we will attempt to provide a general description of the reverse osmosis process and briefly summarize the present state-of-the-art, including problem areas to which much of the research and development work presented here is addressed. We will also present a generalized outline of the book along with a brief introduction to each of the papers.


Cellulose Acetate Water Flux Hollow Fiber Reverse Osmosis Composite Membrane 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. K. Lonsdale
    • 1
  • H. E. Podall
    • 2
  1. 1.Alza ResearchPalo AltoUSA
  2. 2.Office of Saline WaterU.S. Department of the InteriorUSA

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