Emerging and Nanomaterial Contaminants in Wastewater

Emerging and Nanomaterial Contaminants in Wastewater
Author: Ajay Kumar Mishra,Hossain Md Anawar,Nadjib Drouiche
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2019-11-01
ISBN 10: 0128146745
ISBN 13: 9780128146743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Emerging and Nanomaterial Contaminants in Wastewater: Advanced Treatment Technologies describes the state-of-the-art of remediation technologies, such as those involving nanotechnology, filtration devices (e.g. membranes), strategies involving adsorption and precipitation processes, development of new sorbents, nanosorbents, biosorbents, green technology, bio-electrokinetics, degradation of pollutants, advanced oxidative process, oxidative electrochemical and photocatalytic processes, catalytic degradation, and emerging hybrid technologies, such as photocatalyst membrane photoreactors using TiO2. Scientists and researchers in academia and industry will benefit from this comprehensive resource on the fundamental science behind the mechanisms at which wastewater sources can be purified from emerging contaminants. Provides a fundamental understanding of emerging contaminants to help readers select appropriate remediation technologies Discusses, in detail, new and advanced green technologies that remove emerging contaminants from wastewater Shows how to ensure water quality and save public health by protecting water resources from contaminants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants
Author: Barbara Bonelli,Francesca S. Freyria,Ilenia Rossetti,Rajandrea Sethi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2020-06-12
ISBN 10: 0128184906
ISBN 13: 9780128184905
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants assesses the role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in improving both the detection and removal of inorganic and organic contaminants from wastewater that originates from municipal and industrial plants. The book covers how nanotechnology is being used to remove common contaminants, including dyes, chlorinated solvents, nitrites/nitrates, and emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and pesticides. Sections cover nanofiltration, adsorption and remediation. Nanomaterial immobilization recovery is also addressed, along with the quantification of heat/mass transport limitations, sizing aspects and transport phenomena. Finally, regulatory aspects regarding contaminants and nanoparticles in the environment are covered. This book is an important resource for both materials scientists and environmental scientists looking to see how nanotechnology can play a role in making wastewater a less hazardous part of the global ecosystem. Addresses the role of new nanotechnology-based solutions for the detection and removal of common and emerging contaminants Discusses the environmental impact of nanoparticles used in wastewater contaminant detection and removal Explores the major challenges for using nanomaterials to detect and remove contaminants from wastewater

Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes

Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes
Author: Susana Rodriguez-Couto,Maulin P. Shah,Jayanta Kumar Biswas
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 724
Release: 2021-09-11
ISBN 10: 0323900119
ISBN 13: 9780323900119
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Wastewater through Bio-nanotechnology showcases profiles of the nonregulated contaminants termed as “emerging contaminants, which comprise industrial and household persistent toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), pesticides, surfactants and surfactant residues, plasticizers and industrial additives, manufactured nanomaterials and nanoparticles, microplastics, etc. that are used extensively in everyday life. The occurrence of “emerging contaminants in wastewater, and their behavior during wastewater treatment and production of drinking water are key issues in the reuse and recycling of water resources. This book focuses on the exploitation of Nano-biotechnology inclusive of the state-of-the-art remediate strategies to degrade/detoxify/stabilize toxic and hazardous contaminants and restore contaminated sites, which is not as comprehensively discussed in the existing titles on similar topics available in the global market. In addition, it discusses the potential environmental and health hazards and ecotoxicity associated with the widespread distribution of emerging contaminants in the water bodies. It also considers the life cycle assessment (LCA) of emerging (micro)-pollutants with suitable case studies from various industrial sources. Provides natural and ecofriendly solutions to deal with the problem of pollution Details underlying mechanisms of nanotechnology-associated microbes for the removal of emerging contaminants Describes numerous successful field studies on the application of bio-nanotechnology for eco-restoration of contaminated sites Presents recent advances and challenges in bio-nanotechnology research and applications for sustainable development Provides authoritative contributions on the diverse aspects of bio-nanotechnology by world’s leading experts

Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water and Wastewater

Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water and Wastewater
Author: Arturo Hernandez-Maldonado,Lee Blaney
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2019-10-19
ISBN 10: 012813562X
ISBN 13: 9780128135624
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Water and Wastewater: Advanced Treatment Processes presents the state-of-the-art in the design and use of adsorbents, membranes, and UV/oxidation processes, along with the challenges that will need to be addressed to close the gap between development and implementation in water/wastewater treatment applications. Chapters cover adsorbent and membrane design and performance, direct comparison of performance data between new (inorganic and metal organic nanoporous materials) and classic adsorbents and membranes, a list of advantages, disadvantages, and challenges related to performance limitations, regenerability, and upscaling. In addition, users will find sections on the identification of potential site and off-site applications that are listed according to adsorbent and membrane types, transformation of CECs in low- and/or medium-pressure UV irradiation processes used for disinfection, the oxidation of CECs by chlorine and ozone, and a comparison of advanced oxidation processes for the treatment of a variety of CECs in water and wastewater. Addresses the advantages/disadvantages of select technologies, including energy resource needs and waste management issues of reverse osmosis, amongst other issues Presents information on the advancements of technology within the realm of Engineered Treatments of CECs Focuses on the inherent science and technology of advanced treatment processes

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment
Author: Hemen Sarma,Delfina C. Dominguez,Wen-Yee Lee
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 712
Release: 2022-01-08
ISBN 10: 032385981X
ISBN 13: 9780323859813
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Challenges and Sustainable Practices covers all aspects of emerging contaminants in the environment, from basic understanding to different types of emerging contaminants and how these threaten organisms, their environmental fate studies, detection methods, and sustainable practices of dealing with contaminants. Emerging contaminant remediation is a pressing need due to the ever-increasing pollution in the environment, and it has gained a lot of scientific and public attention due to its high effectiveness and sustainability. The discussions in the book on the bioremediation of these contaminants are covered from the perspective of proven technologies and practices through case studies and real-world data. One of the main benefits of this book is that it summarizes future challenges and sustainable solutions. It can, therefore, become an effective guide to the elimination (through sustainable practices) of emerging contaminants. At the back of these explorations on sustainable bioremediation of emerging contaminants lies the set of 17 goals articulated by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all its member states. This book provides academics, researchers, students, and practitioners interested in the detection and elimination of emerging contaminants from the environment, with the latest advances by leading experts in emerging contaminants the field of environmental sciences. Covers most aspects of the most predominant emerging contaminants in the environment, including in soil, air, and water Describes the occurrence of these contaminants, the problems they cause, and the sustainable practices to deal with the contaminants Includes data from case studies to provide real-world examples of sustainable practices and emerging contaminant remediation

Removal of Emerging Contaminants Through Microbial Processes

Removal of Emerging Contaminants Through Microbial Processes
Author: Maulin P Shah
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 542
Release: 2020-10-14
ISBN 10: 9811559015
ISBN 13: 9789811559013
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Removal of Emerging Contaminants Through Microbial Processes Book Review:

The abundance of organic pollutants found in wastewater affect urban surface waters. Traditional wastewater management technologies focus on the removal of suspended solids, nutrients and bacteria, however, new pollutants such as synthetic or naturally occurring chemicals are often not monitored in the environment despite having the potential to enter the environment and cause adverse ecological and human health effects. Collectively referred to as "emerging contaminants," they are mostly derived from domestic activities and occur in trace concentrations ranging from pico to micrograms per liter. Environmental contaminants are resistant to conventional wastewater treatment processes and most of them remain unaffected, causing contamination of receiving water. This in turn leads to the need for advanced wastewater treatment processes capable of removing environmental contaminants to ensure safe fresh water sources. This book provides an up-to-date overview of the current bioremediation strategies, including their limitations, challenges and their potential application to remove environmental pollutants. It also introduces the latest trends and advances in environmental bioremediation, and presents the state-of-the-art in biological and chemical wastewater treatment processes. As such, it will appeal to researchers and policy-makers, as well as undergraduate and graduate environmental sciences students.

Emerging Nanomaterials for Recovery of Toxic and Radioactive Metal Ions from Environmental Media

Emerging Nanomaterials for Recovery of Toxic and Radioactive Metal Ions from Environmental Media
Author: Xiangke Wang
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 394
Release: 2021-12-10
ISBN 10: 0323854850
ISBN 13: 9780323854856
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Emerging Nanomaterials for Recovery of Toxic and Radioactive Metal Ions from Environmental Media covers nanomaterials used in the environmental remediation of sites contaminated by toxic or radioactive heavy metals. The book comprehensively covers the use of MOF-based nanomaterials, COF-based nanomaterials, MXene-based nanomaterials, nZVI-based nanomaterials and carbon-based nanomaterials in remediation techniques and details the main interaction mechanisms between toxic/radioactive metal ions and the described novel nanomaterials through kinetic analysis, thermodynamic analysis, spectroscopic techniques and theoretical calculations. It provides a thorough reference on the use of the described novel nanomaterials for academics, researchers and advanced postgraduates in the environmental sciences and environmental chemistry. Provides a comprehensive and systematic reference on various novel nanomaterials that are available for use in the treatment of heavy metal ions and radioactive wastes Presents the latest knowledge on the interaction of toxic and radioactive metal ions with novel nanomaterials, including how to choose different materials for specific uses Covers the principles and functionalization of nanomaterials in environmental remediation, enabling an understanding of methodologies and best choice in nanomaterials

Contaminants of Emerging Concerns and Reigning Removal Technologies

Contaminants of Emerging Concerns and Reigning Removal Technologies
Author: Manish Kumar,Sanjeeb Mohapatra,Kishor Acharya
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2022-06-30
ISBN 10: 1000551040
ISBN 13: 9781000551044
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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With an increased demand for wastewater reuse, groundwater recharge with treated wastewater has been practiced across the globe. As a result, groundwater quality deteriorates by emerging micropollutants from various anthropogenic origins, including untreated wastewater, seepage of landfill leachate, and runoff from agricultural lands. The fate of such emerging and geogenic contaminants in subsurface systems, especially in the groundwater, depends on several factors. Physicochemical properties of contaminants such as octanol-water partition coefficient, dissociation constant, water solubility, susceptibility to biodegradation under anaerobic conditions, and environmental persistence under diverse geological and pH conditions play a critical role during subsurface mass flow. Thus, advanced wastewater treatment techniques, followed by implementing stricter guidelines, are some of the measures that can safeguard water resources. This book, in general, gives an understanding of the fate and mitigation strategies for emerging and geogenic contaminants in the groundwater. The first and second sections provide a detailed insight into various removal techniques and mitigation approaches. Possible treatment strategies, including bioremediation and natural attenuation, are also covered in those sections. Environmental assessment, groundwater vulnerability, health effects, and regulations pertaining to various contaminants are systematically presented in the third section.

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater
Author: S.K. NATARAJ
Publsiher: Emerging Materials and Technologies
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2022-03-30
ISBN 10: 9781032103242
ISBN 13: 1032103248
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book highlights the innovations and techniques to identify and treat the emerging pollutants in waste and polluted water. It initiates with classification of emerging pollutants followed by a review on existing detection and elimination techniques, and current regulations in place. Subsequent chapters cover membrane-based separation process, polymer-based or resin-based water filters, functional materials, nanomaterials-based adsorbents, microplastics, and summary of the potential solutions in treating or removing emerging pollutants. Features Presents an overview of current and developing treatment technologies for water polluted with emerging pollutants Gives in-depth account and analysis of advanced materials and methods for separation and treatment Reviews analytical techniques applied to detect emerging pollutants Discusses overall effect of policies on current chemicals/plastics/APIs in the market Includes pertinent case studies and regulations The book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in environmental/civil/chemical engineering, wastewater/drinking water treatment.

Nano and Bio Based Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

Nano and Bio Based Technologies for Wastewater Treatment
Author: Elvis Fosso-Kankeu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2019-05-21
ISBN 10: 1119577055
ISBN 13: 9781119577058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Over the past few decades the boom in the industrial sector has contributed to the release in the environment of pollutants that have no regulatory status and which may have significant impact on the health of animals and humans. These pollutants also refer as “emerging pollutants” are mostly aromatic compounds which derive from excretion of pharmaceutical, industrial effluents and municipal discharge. Some form of pollutions have also evolved, including the proliferation of acid mine drainage from oxidation or weathering of obsolete and unmanaged excavations around the world; this results mostly in the dispersion of inorganic pollutants in the environment at level surpassing the treatment capacity of conventional techniques. It is recurrent these days to find water treatment plants which no longer produce water that fits the purpose of domestic consumption based on newly established guidelines. This situation has prompted water authorities and researchers to develop tools for proper prediction and control of the dispersion of pollutants in the environment to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to prevent the occurrence of outbreaks due to sudden load of these pollutants in the water system. The chapters in this book cover a wide range of nano and bio-based techniques that have been designed for the real time detection of emerging contaminants in environmental water sources, geochemical models that are continuously improved for the prediction of inorganic contaminants migration from the mine solid wastes into ground and surface waters. Remediation strategies are also discussed and include effective techniques based on nanotechnology, advanced membrane filtration, oxidative and bio- degradation processes using various types of nanocatalysts, biocatalysts or supporting polymer matrices which are under advanced investigations for their implementation at large scale for the removal of recalcitrant pollutants from polluted water. This book is divided is two sections, the first section covers the occurrence of emerging pollutants in environmental water while the second section covers state of the art research on the removal of emerging pollutants from water using sustainable technologies. A total of 13 chapters addressing various topics related to the two sections are essentially based on recent development in the respective field which could have a significant impact on the enhancement of the performance of wastewater treatment plants around the world and especially in developing countries where access to clean and safe water remains a daily challenge

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation
Author: Ravindra Kumar Gautam,Mahesh Chandra Chattopadhyaya
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2016-08-05
ISBN 10: 1315351129
ISBN 13: 9781315351124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Contamination of aqueous environments by hazardous chemical compounds is the direct cause of the decline of safe clean water supply throughout the globe. The use of unconventional water sources such as treated wastewater will be a new norm. Emerging nanotechnological innovations have great potential for wastewater remediation processes. Applications that use smart nanomaterials of inorganic and organic origin improve treatment efficiency and lower energy requirements. This book describes the synthesis, fabrication, and application of advanced nanomaterials in water treatment processes; their adsorption, transformation into low toxic forms, or degradation phenomena, and the adsorption and separation of hazardous dyes, organic pollutants, heavy metals and metalloids from aqueous solutions. It explains the use of different categories of nanomaterials for various pollutants and enhances understanding of nanotechnology-based water remediation to make it less toxic and reusable.

Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation

Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation
Author: Rama Rao Karri,Janardhan Reddy Koduru,Nabisab Mujawar Mubarak,Erick R. Bandala
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 830
Release: 2022-01-28
ISBN 10: 0323852920
ISBN 13: 9780323852920
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation provides a single-source solution to researchers working in environmental, wastewater management, biological and composite nanomaterials applications. It addresses the potential environmental risks and uncertainties surrounding the use of nanomaterials for environmental remediation, giving an understanding of their impact on ecological receptors in addition to their potential benefits. Users will find comprehensive information on the application of state-of-the-art processes currently available to synthesize advanced green nanocomposite materials and biogenic nanomaterials. Other sections explore a wide range of promising approaches for green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations. Case study chapters connect materials engineering and technology to the social context for a sustainable environment. Applications and different case studies provide solutions to the challenges faced by industry, thus minimizing negative social impacts. Provides information on the use of biologically mediated synthetic protocols to generate nanomaterials Discusses a wide range of promising?approaches?for?green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations Presents novel fabrication techniques for bionanocomposites, paving the way for the development of a new generation of advanced materials that can cope with spatiotemporal multi-variant environments

Emerging Contaminants Vol 2

Emerging Contaminants Vol  2
Author: Nadia Morin-Crini,Eric Lichtfouse,Grégorio Crini
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 401
Release: 2021-04-28
ISBN 10: 3030690903
ISBN 13: 9783030690908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Contaminants Vol 2 Book Review:

Emerging contaminants are chemical and biological agents for which there is growing concern about their potential health and environmental effects. The threat lies in the fact that the sources, fate and toxicology of most of these compounds have not yet been studied. Emerging contaminants, therefore, include a large number of both recently discovered and well-known compounds such as rare earth elements, viruses, bacteria, nanomaterials, microplastics, pharmaceuticals, endocrine disruptors, hormones, personal care products, cosmetics, pesticides, surfactants and industrial chemicals. Emerging contaminants have been found in many daily products, and some of them accumulate in the food chain. Correlations have been observed between aquatic pollution by emerging contaminants and discharges from wastewater treatment plants. Most actual remediation methods are not effective at removing emerging contaminants. This second volume presents comprehensive knowledge on emerging contaminants with a focus on remediation.

Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability

Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability
Author: Joo, Sung Hee
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 558
Release: 2016-08-04
ISBN 10: 1522505865
ISBN 13: 9781522505860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanomaterials have been used for years in industries such as consumer products, textile production, and biomedicine, yet the literature outlining their use in environmental causes is limited. The safety, toxicity, transportation, and removal of this technology must be addressed as nanotechnology and nanomaterial use is expected to grow. Applying Nanotechnology for Environmental Sustainability addresses the applications of nanomaterials in the field of environmental conservation and sustainability, and analyses the potential risks associated with their use. It elucidates the scientific concepts and emerging technologies in nanoscience and nanotoxicity by offering a wide range of innovative topics and reviews regarding its use. This publication is essential for environmental engineers, researchers, consultants, students, regulators, and professionals in the field of nanotechnology.

Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern CEC in Environment

Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern  CEC  in Environment
Author: Pardeep Singh,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sanchayita Rajkhowa
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2021-03-12
ISBN 10: 0128222646
ISBN 13: 9780128222645
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern CEC in Environment Book Review:

Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment provides information about new concepts and latest developments in origin, reaction pathways, transportation, transformation products, identification, and adverse effects of CEC, as well as recent remediation technologies and tools for CEC. The book explores processes such as nanotechnology for the degradation of CEC by using various heterogeneous catalysts. The chapters incorporate both theoretical and practical aspects and can serve as a baseline for future studies. So, Management of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC) in Environment is an indispensable resource for university students, teachers, and researchers, especially those working in the area of remediation and management of contaminants of emerging concern. Takes a holistic approach, focusing on the origin of contaminants, type of contaminants, remediation technologies, regulations and legal aspects Applies chemical, physical and biological processes for the treatment of emerging contaminants Written by a team of internationally reputed and rising researchers

New Trends in Emerging Environmental Contaminants

New Trends in Emerging Environmental Contaminants
Author: Swatantra P. Singh,Avinash Kumar Agarwal,Tarun Gupta,Shihabudheen M. Maliyekkal
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 615
Release: 2021-12-12
ISBN 10: 9811683670
ISBN 13: 9789811683671
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book is based on recent trends for the research in emerging environmental contaminants in different compartment of the environment. It provides a recent understanding for the fate, transport, and degradation of emerging contaminants in different environmental sectors, including water, air, and soil. The contents discuss the fate and transport of microplastics, PPCPs, along with the method of detection and degradation. It includes removal of variety of pollutants including microplastics, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products from the water using adsorption technique, electrooxidation, membrane technology and other advance oxidation methods. This volume will be of great value to those in academia and industry involved in environmental science and engineering research.

Relationship Between Microbes and the Environment for Sustainable Ecosystem Services Volume 2

Relationship Between Microbes and the Environment for Sustainable Ecosystem Services  Volume 2
Author: Jastin Samuel,Ajay Kumar,Joginder Singh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2022-08-26
ISBN 10: 0323910572
ISBN 13: 9780323910576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Relationship Between Microbes and Environment for Sustainable Ecosystem Services, Volume Two: Microbial Mitigation of Waste for Sustainable Ecosystem Services promotes advances in sustainable solutions, value-added products, and fundamental research in microbes and the environment. Topics include advanced and recent discoveries in the use of microbes for sustainable development. Volume Two describes the successful application of microbes and their derivatives for waste management of potentially toxic and relatively novel compounds. This proposed book will be helpful to environmental scientists, experts and policymakers working in the field of microbe- based mitigation of environmental wastes. The book provides reference information ranging from the description of various microbial applications for the sustainability in different aspects of food, energy, environment industry and social development. Covers the latest developments, recent applications and future research avenues in microbial biotechnology for sustainable development Includes expressive tables and figures with concise information about sustainable ecosystem services Provides a wide variety of applications and modern practices of harnessing the potential of microbes in the environment

Nanotechnology in Water and Wastewater Treatment

Nanotechnology in Water and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Amimul Ahsan,Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2018-11-15
ISBN 10: 012813903X
ISBN 13: 9780128139035
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Nanotechnology in Water and Waste Water Treatment: Theory and Applications explores the unique physicochemical and surface properties of nanoparticles and highlights the advantages they provide for engineering applications. Applications covered include the generation of fresh water from surface water and seawater, the prevention of the contamination of the environment, and the creation of effective and efficient methods for remediation of polluted waters. Each chapter covers a different nanotechnology-based approach and examines the basic principles, practical applications, recent breakthroughs and associated limitations. This book is ideal for researchers and professionals in the fields of nanotechnology, water treatment and desalination. In addition, it is also ideal for postgraduate students, industry and government professionals, managers and policymakers. Gathers together the latest research and developments in the field from journal articles and conference proceedings Discusses and evaluates the most economical and low cost treatment technologies Presents information from related fields on the applicability, strengths and weaknesses of particular nanomaterials in key applications, thus allowing for the continuation and expansion of research in a range of fields

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications
Author: Ajay Kumar Mishra,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Shivani Bhardwaj Mishra
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-10-28
ISBN 10: 1119554861
ISBN 13: 9781119554868
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Book Review:

The 12 chapters comprehensively cover the development and advances on emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for wastewater applications and discuss the following topics: The emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for remediation of heavy metals and organic pollutants from wastewater; Functional green carbon nanocomposites for heavy-metal treatment in water; Green nanocomposites and their applications in environmentally-friendly carbon nanomaterials; Carbon-based nanocomposites as heterogeneous catalysts for organic reactions in environment-friendly solvents; Carbonaceous nanomaterials for arsenic and chromium removal from waste water; Biochar-based adsorbents for the removal of organic pollutants from aqueous systems; Describes carbon nanomaterials based green nanocomposites; The removal of trihalomethanes from water using nanofiltration membranes and The transformation of wide bandgap semiconductors for visible-light photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes; Nanocomposite materials as electrode materials in microbial fuel cells for the removal of water pollutants; Plasmonic smart nanosensors for the determination of environmental pollutants.

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants
Author: Olga Sacco,Vincenzo Vaiano
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 230
Release: 2019-09-11
ISBN 10: 0128183357
ISBN 13: 9780128183359
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants Book Review:

Visible Light Active Structured Photocatalysts for the Removal of Emerging Contaminants: Science and Engineering addresses the potential role of visible active photocatalytic processes for the removal of emerging contaminants. The book discusses the classification, sources and potential risks of emerging pollutants in water as well as the different synthesis methods of visible active structured photocatalysts with relation to their applications in photocatalytic processes for the removal of organic and inorganic emerging contaminants. Finally, the possible reaction pathways occurring during the visible or solar photocatalytic processes together with toxicity assessment are discussed. The book is a useful guide for academics, researchers and technicians in chemical engineering, chemistry and environmental sciences. Defines emerging contaminants and what can be included in that group of contaminants commonly named "contaminants of emerging concern" Presents different synthesis methods of visible active structured photocatalysts and their applications in solar or visible light photocatalytic systems for the removal of organic and inorganic emerging contaminants Analyzes reaction pathways that occur during the visible or solar photocatalytic processes, also including toxicity assessments