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Comparison of ceramic ?-alumina and modified ?-alumina membranes for H2 separation. (2021)
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ORAKWE, I., ALKALI, A., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2021. Comparison of ceramic ?-alumina and modified ?-alumina membranes for H2 separation. Membrane technology [online], 2021(11), pages 8-11. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0958-2118(21)00175-0

This article provides details of a study that investigates hydrogen (H2) separation, purification and transport behaviour of a ceramic ?-alumina membrane and compares it with that of a ?-alumina membrane modified with Boehmite sol.

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2022. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], 388-389, pages 87-91. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..

Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. (2020)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2020. Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. Detritus [online], 12, pages 73-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31025/2611-4135/2020.13996

In order to meet the demands of growing economies while considering environmental implications, the use of clean and renewable sources of energy has increasingly become of interest. Biogas utilisation is a means by which these rising needs can be met... Read More about Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes..

Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. (2019)
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OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. WEENTECH proceedings in energy [online], 5(1): proceedings of the 4th International conference on energy, environment and economics (ICEEE2019), 20-22 August 2019, Edinburgh, UK, pages 195-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32438/WPE.8319

As a result of rising economies and environmental constraints, the demand for clean and renewable sources of energy is fast increasing. Biogas is a renewable form of energy that fits all expectations in terms of delivery, cost, and greenhouse emissio... Read More about Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading..

Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. (2019)
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ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 44(20), pages 9914-9921. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033

In this study, a tubular palladium membrane has been prepared by an electroless plating method using palladium II chloride as a precursor with the intent of not having a completely dense film since its application does not require high hydrogen selec... Read More about Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation..

Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. (2017)
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OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2018. Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 43(15), pages 7703-7712. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.230

This study presents the effect of combined membrane separation and heterogeneous catalysts for the production of ethyl lactate solvent. The enhanced process is a flat sheet cellulose acetate membrane and cation-exchange resin catalysts. A methodology... Read More about Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation..

Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. (2017)
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SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. Materiaux and techniques [online], 105(2), article number 205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031

This research work investigates the effect of polyurethane polymer on the separation of CO2, CH4 and C3H8 through a zeolite/polyurethane mixed matrix membrane. A methodology based on the modification of porous ceramic inorganic support with the aim t... Read More about Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations..

Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes. (2015)
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OKON, E., SHEHU, H., NWOGU, N., KAJAMA, M., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes. Journal of materials science and chemical engineering [online], 3(9), pages 8-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4236/msce.2015.39002

The dip-coating method has been used to prepare silica membrane. The gas flow rate relationship with the gauge pressure showed a Knudsen type of mechanism of gas transport. The flux was found to decrease with respect to temperature indicating non-act... Read More about Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes..

Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane. (2015)
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KAJAMA, M.N., NWOGU, N.C., OKON, E.O., SHEHU, H., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane. Energy and power engineering [online], 7(9), pages 412-417. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4236/epe.2015.79039

A tubular commercial mesoporous support was used to prepare a Pt impregnated membrane using the reservoir method and tested for moderate temperature (300 C) gas transport of hydrogen (H2), helium (He) and nitrogen (N2) gas molecules. H2 and N2 gas pe... Read More about Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane..

Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications. (2015)
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KAJAMA, M.N., SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications. Energy and environment research [online], 5(1), pages 110-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/eer.v5n1p110

This paper reports the preparation and characterization of gas transport using tubular alumina support and silica membrane for propylene (C3H6) and nitrogen (N2) separation. Dip-coating technique was employed to deposit silica on the support after wh... Read More about Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications..