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Evaluating backwashing efficiency of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane fouled by protein and yeast

Kong, Lingxue 2012, Evaluating backwashing efficiency of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane fouled by protein and yeast [data collection].


Field of Research 091209 Polymers and Plastics
090703 Environmental Technologies
Socio Economic Objective 960999 Land and Water Management of environments not elsewhere classified
Type of research activity Strategic basic research
Name of data collection Evaluating backwashing efficiency of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane fouled by protein and yeast
Creator(s) Kong, Lingxue
Date completed 2012-04-16
Embargo release date 2022-05-14
ANDS collection type dataset
Description of resource 93 .tif image files
Keyword(s) organic foulants
protein
confocal microscope
filtration membrane
yeast
Language eng
Summary This collection is the result of an investigation into the backwashing efficiency of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane fouled by two types of organic foulants, protein and yeast. In this experiement, poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membrane was used to filter those organic foulants from suspensions in a dead-end stirred cell. The organic foulants were stained with fluorescent dyes before filtration. After filtration, the PC membrane was backwashed. Consequently, a stack of images were captured from the fouling layers on the PVDF membrane surface using confocal laser scanning microscope (CLSM) and its associated image acquisition software. It contains image data of poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membranes' fouling layer when two types of organic foulants (protein and yeast) present. By comparing with the same membrane without backwashing, the efficiency of backwashing was computed. This data collection would be useful to researchers who are evaluating the backwashing efficiency of PVDF membrane in order to optimize frequency and operational conditions of backwashing by membrane materials and by water.
General notes Size_OR_DURATION: 15.80MB.
Contact details (email) lingxue.kong@deakin.edu.au
Contact details (physical) Kong, Lingxue
Access conditions Restricted to the research group in the Center for Material and Fibre Innovation at Deakin University until research papers based on the data are published. Enquiries should be addressed via email to Professor Lingxue Kong.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30045429

Document type: Data Collection
Collection: Datasets collection
 
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