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Perspective on 3D printing of separation membranes and comparison to related unconventional fabrication techniques
Additive manufacturing, likewise known as 3-dimensional (3D) printing and rapid prototyping, has the ability to create almost any geometrically complex shape or feature in a range of materials acrossExpand
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Photocatalysis with nanostructured zinc oxide thin films: The relationship between morphology and photocatalytic activity under oxygen limited and oxygen rich conditions and evidence for a Mars Van
Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using a range of innovative nanostructured high surface area zinc oxide (ZnO) thin films as photocatalysts, and thereafter toExpand
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A refined one-filtration method for aqueous based nanofiltration and ultrafiltration membrane molecu
Abstract A rapid, reliable and cheap method of characterizing the molecular weight cut-off (MWCO) of commercial and in-house fabricated membranes used in aqueous applications has been developed. MWCOExpand
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An experimental and modelling investigation of the effect of the flow regime on the photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue on a thin film coated ultraviolet irradiated spinning disc reactor
Abstract In this work, the impact of wave regime and operational parameters on the photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue was investigated on a thin film coated ultra-violet spinning disc. InExpand
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Impact of a multimedia laboratory manual: Investigating the influence of student learning styles on laboratory preparation and performance over one semester
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The impact of using a multimedia laboratory manual on preparation, learning, satisfaction and performance in a mixed discipline student cohort (Engineering, Science And Technology) at the University of Auckland. Expand
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Pyrolysed powdered mussel shells for eutrophication control: effect of particle size and powder concentration on the mechanism and extent of phosphate removal
The international shellfish farming industry has a growing problem with respect to sustainability: the shells, a by-product, are currently being mostly wasted to landfill. Instead, this calcium-richExpand
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Effects of various polymerization techniques on PANI deposition at the surface of cellulose ester microporous membranes: XPS and electrical conductivity studies
Abstract Polyaniline (PANI)-mixed cellulose ester (ME) composite membranes were synthesized by depositing PANI on microporous ME membranes using various in situ chemical oxidative polymerizationExpand
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Conventional versus lattice photocatalysed reactions: Implications of the lattice oxygen participation in the liquid phase photocatalytic oxidation with nanostructured ZnO thin films on reaction
Abstract This study aimed to investigate the relationship between surface morphologies of nanostructured ZnO thin films, the reaction intermediates and products produced, and the liquid phase andExpand
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Membrane selectivity in the organic solvent nanofiltration of trialkylamine bases
Dead-end and cross-flow organic solvent nanofiltrations (OSNs) using StarMem™ 122 (220 g mol−1 nominal molecular weight cut-off (MWCO)) were conducted on a homologous series of trialkylamine bases,Expand
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Utilisation of waste material for environmental applications: calcination of mussel shells for waste water treatment
Abstract Abstract Waste mussel shells from the New Zealand aquaculture industry have been investigated as a potential source of lime for use in waste water treatment. The calcination of raw musselExpand
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