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Among the many steps in manufacturing parenteral or pharmaceutical liquid is the final filtration step, just before the packaging of the liquid in a suitable container. Completely revised and updated, Fluid Sterilization by Filtration, Third Edition shows you how to ensure the sterility of these fluids. Packed with information useful to both the novice and the expert, the book includes line-drawing illustrations, filtration setups, and plots of math functions illustrating fluid flows through filter media built from a random packing of solids. The author supplies in-depth discussions of general filtration, specific membranes used in filtration, integrity testing, earlier filtration steps, and cross-flow filtration. Emphasizing the fundamentals, he addresses the math associated with fluid flow through a medium.
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Peter Johnstone (9 August 1922 – 18 October 1997) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A backrow forward, Johnstone represented Ashburton County and Otago at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1949 to 1951. He played 26 matches for the All Blacks—10 as captain—including nine internationals.
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