Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Theory and Design Examples, Volume 1: Principles and Basic Treatment

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu

© 2018 - CRC Press
Published December 5, 2017
Reference - 1135 Pages - 1 Color & 602 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138300897 - CAT# K35003

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  • Provides in-depth coverage of wastewater treatment objectives, design considerations and treatment processes and process diagrams.
  • Includes over 650 illustrative example problems on almost every topic, worked out in detail, to enhance comprehension and deeper understanding of the basic concepts.
  • Covers all phases of treatment: preliminary, primary, secondary, disinfection, natural and advanced treatment processes.
  • Offers step-by-step theory and design calculations, equipment selection, unit layout, and operation and maintenance.
  • Includes numerous useful appendices: abbreviations and symbols, a listing of commonly used chemicals, physical constants of water and solubility, unit conversions, and more.


This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples. These examples and solutions will help enhance the readers’ comprehension and deeper understanding of the basic concepts, and can be applied by plant designers to design various components of the treatment facilities. It will also examine the actual calculation steps in numerical examples, focusing on practical application of theory and principles into process and water treatment facility design.


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