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Hydrodynamic Design and Assessment of Water and Wastewater Treatment Units

1st Edition

Edmilson Costa Teixeira, William Bonino Rauen
January 14, 2020

Water and wastewater treatment normally take place in a series of continuous flow units, each designed to perform a step of the intended purification process - typically involving coagulation or flocculation, sedimentation or filtration, and disinfection. The flow pattern governs the residence/...

Membrane Technologies for Water Treatment: Removal of Toxic Trace Elements with Emphasis on Arsenic, Fluoride and Uranium

1st Edition

Alberto Figoli, Jan Hoinkis, Jochen Bundschuh
December 20, 2019

Focuses on the application of membrane technologies in removing toxic metals\metalloids from water. Particular attention is devoted to the removal of arsenic, uranium, and fluoride. These compounds are all existing in the earth’s crust at levels between two and five thousands micrograms per kg...

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

Y.V. Nancharaiah, Vayalam P. Venugopalan
October 31, 2019

Biofilms represent the natural living style of microbial communities and play a pivotal role in biogeochemical cycles and natural attenuation. Biofilms can be engineered for biodegradation and biotransformation of organic and inorganic contaminants, for both in situ bioremediation and ex situ...

Treatment of Industrial Effluents: Case Studies

1st Edition

Mihir Kumar Purkait, Piyal Mondal, Chang-Tang Chang
September 27, 2019

To address the issue of discharge of untreated industrial effluent in the water body causing pollution, adoption of cleaner production technologies and waste minimization initiatives are being encouraged. The book explains each related technology elaborately and critically analyses the same from...

Intensifying Activated Sludge Using Media-Supported Biofilms

1st Edition

Dwight Houweling, Glen T. Daigger
August 26, 2019

Intensifying Activated Sludge Using Media-Supported Biofilms will be of interest to practicing wastewater treatment process designers, along with those seeking more compact and energy-efficient wastewater treatment options. The advantages of Moving Bed Biological Reactor (MBBR)-based hybrid...

Wastewater Reuse and Watershed Management: Engineering Implications for Agriculture, Industry, and the Environment

1st Edition

Ajai Singh
June 19, 2019

Water is a finite resource, and the demand for clean water is constantly growing. Clean freshwater is needed to meet irrigation demands for agriculture, for consumption, and for industrial uses. The world produces billions of tons of wastewater every year. This volume looks at a multitude of...

Fundamental Mass Transfer Concepts in Engineering Applications

1st Edition

Ismail Tosun
June 11, 2019

Fundamental Mass Transfer Concepts in Engineering Applications provides the basic principles of mass transfer to upper undergraduate and graduate students from different disciplines. This book outlines foundational material and equips students with sufficient mathematical skills to tackle various...

Advanced Biological, Physical, and Chemical Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge

1st Edition

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
November 20, 2018

Recently, research efforts aiming to improve energy efficiency of wastewater treatment processes for large centralized wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have been increasing. Global warming impacts, energy sustainability, and biosolids generation are among several key drivers towards the...

Advanced Materials for Membrane Fabrication and Modification

1st Edition

Stephen Gray, Toshinori Tsuru, Yoram Cohen, Woei-Jye Lau
October 17, 2018

Membranes are an energy efficient separation technology that are now the basis for many water treatment and food processing applications. However, there is the potential to improve the operating performance of these separations and to extend the application of membranes to energy production, gas...

Aqueous Phase Adsorption: Theory, Simulations and Experiments

1st Edition

Jayant K Singh, Nishith Verma
October 09, 2018

This book covers theoretical aspects of adsorption, followed by an introduction to molecular simulations and other numerical techniques that have become extremely useful as an engineering tool in recent times to understand the interplay of different mechanistic steps of adsorption. Further, the...

Water & Wastewater Infrastructure: Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

1st Edition

Frank R. Spellman
September 18, 2018

A critical aspect of sustainability associated with water and wastewater systems is to maintain and manage infrastructure in the most efficient and economical manner while complying with environmental regulations and keeping rates at acceptable levels. Given the high cost of fuel, our growing...

Anaerobic Waste-Wastewater Treatment and Biogas Plants: A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Joseph Chukwuemeka Akunna
July 16, 2018

The book guides specialists and non-specialists from around the world on how or whether anaerobic processes can be part of solutions for the management of municipal and industrial solid, semi-solid, and liquid residues. The simple self-learning presentation style is designed to encourage deep...

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