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Analysis and implementation of Polyphase Alternating Current Bi-Ionic Propulsion System for desalination of water


Abstract Scarcity of potable water is one of the major problems faced in the world today. Majority of this problem can be solved if technology is developed to obtain potable water from brackish or saline water. The present desalination methods face challenges such as high costs in terms of energy consumption and infrastructure, physical size of the system, requirement of membrane and high pressure systems and hence have been facing various issues in implementation of the same.

This research provides a new low pressure, low energy, portable method to desalinate water without the need for separation membranes, heat or chemical reactions. This method is energy efficient, cost effective, compact, environment friendly and suitable for portable desalina... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Krishna Kashyap, Suhas (Author) / Hui, Joseph (Advisor) / Ayyanar, Raja (Committee member) / Rodriguez, Armando A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Desalination / Electrical double layer / Traveling wave
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 96 pages
Language English
Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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