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Adsorption Design for Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

By David O. Cooney

CRC Press

208 pages

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Hardback: 9781566703338
pub: 1998-06-12
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Adsorption: it's the most important method for removing organic contaminants from wastewater streams. Students and professionals alike in the fields of water/wastewater treatment and environmental engineering have expressed tremendous interest in learning and understanding adsorption processes.

Adsorption Design for Wastewater Treatment fulfills the need for a true textbook on this increasingly important subject . From the basics of the adsorption process to specifics on system design, this overview serves a dual purpose: study manual and design guide.

Straightforward explanations and illustrations make Adsorption Design for Wastewater Treatment ideal for junior, senior and graduate-level university courses. Practicing engineers will find the book especially useful for accurate, direct advice on designing batch and fixed-bed adsorption systems.

Contaminant removal will be an ever-present challenge to environmental engineers. Gain a clear understanding of one of the most important cleanup methods with Adsorption Design for Wastewater Treatment.

Table of Contents

Adsorption for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Production and Properties of Activated Carbons

The Nature of Adsorption

Adsorption Equilibria

Kinetics of Adsorption with Granular Adsorbents

Design of Powdered Carbon Batch Adsorption Systems

Theoretical Solutions for Fixed Bed Adsorbers

Design of Granular Carbon Fixed Bed Adsorbers


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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply