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  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 Serial/Series Title: Office of Saline Water Reports
 Collection: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
Conversion of Saline Water: A Bibliography of Literature Resulting From the Activities Sponsored by the Office of Saline Water
Bibliography compiled by the Office of Saline Water containing literature that is relevant to water conversion. As stated in the preface, "the bibliography which is arranged by author, is divided into two parts" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11639/
Corrosion of Metals in Sea Water
Report issued by the Office of Saline over the corrosive properties of sea water on metals. As stated in the report, "the following paragraphs outline the major factors which influence corrosion reactions" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11613/
Cost of Steam Supply for Desalting Using Coal Fired Boilers
Report studying the application and cost of using coal based steam power plants in desalination plants. Both Single Purpose Plants (wherein power is produced for the plant's needs) and Dual Purpose Plants (wherein extra power is produced for sale) are investigated. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11766/
Demineralization by Transport Depletion
Report concerning the demineralization of water via the transport depletion process, which is a variation of electrodialysis that uses just one ion-exchange membrane. The first portion of the report covers a year of studying the transport depletion method, while the second part includes details regarding the experiments, equipment, and complications in greater detail. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11637/
Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes
Report containing information regarding the demineralization of water via carbon electrodes. Includes steps taken in the experiment, advancements made in the types of carbon material used, and cost estimates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11620/
Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes
Report containing the summation of the desalination studies carried out by The University of Oklahoma Research Institute, including their theories of carbon demineralization, electrode development, and the cost estimates for a demineralization plant. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11645/
Demineralization of Saline Water by Electrically-Induced Adsorption on Porous Carbon Electrodes
Report containing information regarding the demineralization of water via carbon electrodes. Includes steps taken in the experiment, advancements made in the types of carbon material used, and cost estimates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11644/
Demineralization of Saline Water Through Pressurization Cycles with Ion Exchange Materials
Report regarding experiments to ionically desalinate water. Includes experimental procedures, interpretations of data, and a discussion of results. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11632/
Desalination by Electrosorption and Desorption
Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on electrosorption and desorption processes used for water desalination. The process and methods are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11656/
Design and Construction of a Desalination Pilot Plant, a Reverse Osmosis Process
Report containing plans for a desalination pilot plant for the purposes of evaluating the feasibility of reverse osmosis for the desalination of sea and brackish water with the capacity of 1,000 gallons of potable water produced per day. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc40293/
Design and Economic Study of a Gas Turbine Powered Vapor Compression Plant for Evaporation of Seawater
Report that "presents the results of an engineering study of the design and economics of a single purpose gas tubine powered vapor compression cycle seawater desalting plant." (p. 1) digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11712/
Design and Fabrication of a 50,000 GPD Portable Reverse Osmosis Pilot Plant
Report regarding the first year of work designing and constructing a portable reverse osmosis pilot plant for converting brackish water. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11726/
Design and Furnishing Flash Enhancers for MSF Test Module
Report describing experiments that attempt to minimize the heat loss within a multi-stage flash evaporator. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11771/
Design, Construction, Field Testing, and Cost Analysis of An Experimental Electrodialysis Demineralizer for Brackish Waters
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Design of a Basin-Type Solar Still
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Design Study of A Reverse Osmosis Plant for Sea Water Conversion
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Design Study of Large Multiple Phase Ejector Driven Desalination Plants
Report concerning "the use of Multiple Phase Ejectors with distillation desalination plants, including detailed thermodynamic analyses of ejector-driven distillation plants and the optimization of parameters for the most promising plant arrangement derived form the thermodynamic analyses." (p. 1) digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11788/
Desorption of Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen From Sea Water
Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies on seawater degasification with a focus on desorption of oxygen and carbon dioxide. The results are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11674/
Determination of the Practicality of the Osmionic Process
Report that contains a design for a more efficient osmionic demineralizer that could run for two weeks with no problems that still 2 to 3 times as costly as demineralization by electrodialysis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11623/
Development of A Direct-Freezing Continuous Wash-Separation Process for Saline Water Conversion
Report regarding the successful development of a freezing sea water to produce fresh water. Contains the experimental methods used as well as an economic analysis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11608/
Development of a Thin-Liquid-Film Membrane Device for Reverse Osmosis
Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over studies conducted on reverse-osmosis plants. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38803/
Development of a Thin-Liquid-Film Membrane Unit for Desalination by Reverse Osmosis
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Development of an Improved Solar Still
Report concerning the study of multiple designs of solar distillers with the goal of increasing the fresh water ouptut. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11621/
Development of Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash Distillation Process: Phase 1
Report investigating the feasibility of the Atomics International Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash (DCC-MSF) Distillation process using "analytical and experimental studies on a direct contact condensation module and a plastic film heat exchanger. (p. iii) digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11732/
Development of Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash Distillation Process Phase 2
Report investigating the feasibility of the Atomics International Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash (DCC-MSF) Distillation process using "analytical and experimental studies on a direct contact condensation module and a plastic film heat exchanger. (p. iii) Contains further studies and evaluations of the direct-contact condensation unit and plastic film heat exchanger. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11745/
Development of Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash Distillation Process Phase IIIA
Report investigating the feasibility of the Atomics International Direct Contact Condensation Multistage Flash (DCC-MSF) Distillation process using "analytical and experimental studies on a direct contact condensation module and a plastic film heat exchanger. (p. iii) Contains further studies and evaluations of the direct-contact condensation unit and plastic film heat exchanger. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11770/
Development of Economical Methods of Boron Removal From Irrigation Return Waters
Report that examines a method for reducing the boron levels of irrigation return waters to nonphytotoxic levels. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11750/
Development of Mathematical Model and Computer Program for Optimization of VTE Saline Water Plants
Report concerning "the development of techniques and mathematical models for an optimum design of a Vertical Tube Evaporator desalting plant." (p. 1) digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11716/
Development of Polyphenylene Oxide Membranes
Report concerning manufacturing variables on sulfonated polyphenylene oxide reverse osmosis membranes. The effects these variables have membrane performance are discussed as well as procedures to increase membrane reproducibility and performance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11780/
Development of Precipitation Processes for Removal of Scale Formers From Sea Water
Report regarding the ongoing study of the removal of salt water scale formers using phosphate precipitation and lime-magnesium carbonate precipitation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11681/
Development of Propane Hydrate Desalting Process
Report that summarizes research on the propane hydrate saline water conversion process. Contains the design of the plant where the testing occurred as well as summaries of the tests. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11711/
Development of the Direct Freeze Separation Process
Report regarding the construction and testing of a sea water to fresh water conversion plant which uses a freezing method to remove salt. The report also presents information regarding the plant's economic and technical feasibility. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11662/
Development of Tubular Reverse Osmosis Module Assembly Techniques
Report concerning the development of equipment and processes required for the production of porous wall reverse osmosis tubes lined with membrane material deposited by extrusion. These include a chilled water membrane gellation system, "a heat treat fixture permitting simultaneous heat treatment of several reverse osmosis tubes" (p. 1), and the optimization of the structure of fiberglass filament/resin composite material. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11752/
Development of Water Purification Systems Based on Reverse Osmosis
Report demonstrating the concept of a small and disposable reverse-osmosis cartridge. Research includes "1) a search for suitable membrane supporting structures and materials during which the hydrodynamic characteristics of a number of potential materials were evaluated, 2) the evaluation of reverse-osmosis membranes cast directly on support materials and on reinforcing materials, and 3) the design, fabrication and testing of a small reverse-osmosis cartridge" (p. 1). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11718/
Development Report Number 5: Saline Water Conversion Demonstration Plant Number 1, Freeport, Texas
Report regarding plant productivity of Saline Water Conversion Demonstration Plant Number 1. Two developmental trail runs are discussed, including their objectives, results, and a summary of the findings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11701/
Development Report Number 6: Saline Water Conversion Demonstration Plant Number 1, Freeport, Texas
Report regarding the eighth Development Run of Saline Water Conversion Demonstration Plant Number 1. Primary objectives include studying "various aspects of heat transfer and water treatment and their effect on the Multiple-Effect Long-Tube-Vertical Evaporation Process" (p. 1). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11702/
Development Report Number 7: Saline Water Conversion Test Bed Plant, Freeport, Texas
Report regarding the ninth Development Run of Saline Water Conversion Demonstration Plant Number 1. Primary objectives include studying "various aspects of heat transfer and sea water and condensate treatment and their effect on the Multiple-Effect Long-Tube-Vertical Evaporation Process" (p. 1). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11703/
Development Report Number 9: V.T.E. Process Development, Freeport Test Facility, Freeport, Texas
Report presenting accounts of testing saline water conversion and the economics thereof. This report covers the fifteenth and sixteenth Development Runs, which evaluated the following: the performance of the plant's double-fluted tube bundle and titanium tube bundle; the condensate handling-restrictions in the 5 effect module; a sump to sump brine transfer system modification; porcelain spray nozzles; enhanced surface tubes; and an oxygen scavenging system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11783/
Dropwise Condensation Characteristics of Permanent Hydrophobic Systems
Report regarding the development of a new approach to dropwise condensation, understanding the role of nucleation in the process, and the possibility of permanent dropwise condensing surfaces. Report includes historical background, experiments with elements and dropwise condensation, economic considerations, and publications that came from his program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11679/
An Economic and Engineering Analysis of the Electrodialysis Process
Report containing an "economic and engineering analysis of the electrodialysis process" among eighteen different cases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11731/
Economic and Technical Evaluation of the Wiped Film Evaporator
Report concerning the efforts to make the sea water distillation process more economical by improving the heat transfer surface. The General Electric wiped film process is one such improvement and is discussed along with its history, description, and related testing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11655/
Economic Effects of Mineral Content in Municipal Water Supplies
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Economics and Use of Large Scale Electrodialysis Plants on Selected Tidal Estuarial Waters
Report concerning the relative costs of providing water via an electrodialysis-based water desalination plant that was only to be operated during periods of drought. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11791/
The Economics of a Regional Municipal Desalting System in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas
Report containing the results of a study of the costs of a large-scale desalting system that served an inter-municipal area in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11695/
Economics of Combining Distilled Seawater and Renovated Wastewater
Report containing a methodology for determining the least expensive plan to use water from desalination plants. Elements of this methodology include treatment requirements for fresh water, sea water, and waste water, storage, conveyance, and waste water disposal. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11760/
Economics of Seawater Desalting in Combination with Ammonia and Power Production
Report that examines the feasibility of lowering the operational cost of combining the production of desalted water, ammonia, and electricity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11729/
Effects of Impressed Electrostatic Fields on the Salt Water/Air Interface
Report examining the effects of of impressed electrostatic fields on the surface of NaCl solutions for the purposes of water desalination. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11625/
Effects of Manufacturing Variables and the Development of Replaceable Membrane Elements for Brackish Water Tubular Reverse Osmosis Systems
Report describing the development of a reliable means to cast brackish water desalination membranes, the quality control of membrane-support elements, and the development of replaceable membrane elements. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11772/
Engineering Evaluation of Factors Affecting Quality of Water Sources Available for Saline Water Conversion Plants
Report investing the "effects of contaminated raw water supplies on conversion processes," and studying "potential technical and economic advantages of combination saline water and sewage effluent conversion plants" (p. 1). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11675/
An Engineering Evaluation of the Long-Tube Vertical Falling-Film Distillation Process
Report issued by the Office of Saline Water over engineering studies on the long-tube vertical falling-film distillation process. As stated in the introduction, "it is the objective of this report to study the falling-film distillation and to prepare an engineering evaluation of the process and the design of major items of equipment, with particular emphasis upon improving production and operational reliability and upon reducing product cost" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11672/