Computer-simulation of osmosis and reverse-osmosis in solutions

Murad, S. and Powles, J.G (1994) Computer-simulation of osmosis and reverse-osmosis in solutions. Chemical Physics Letters, 225 (4-6). pp. 437-440. ISSN 0009-2614. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Computer simulation studies using the method of molecular dynamics have been carried out to investigate osmosis and reverse osmosis in solutions separated by semi-permeable membranes. Our results show both osmosis and reverse osmosis, as well as a smooth transition between the two when either the solution concentration is changed, or the density (pressure) difference between the solvent and solution compartments is varied. We believe this new method can be used to improve our understanding of these two important phenomena at the molecular level.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: O.O. Odanye
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2009 17:16
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2009 17:16
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/19922 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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