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1st Edition

Advanced Materials and Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

ISBN 9780367686161
Published September 28, 2021 by CRC Press
388 Pages 66 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Advanced Materials and Technologies for Wastewater Treatment discusses the methods and technologies of physical, chemical, biological, and thermo-catalytic treatment techniques. It includes the treatment of waste generated by municipal, agro-industry, and other industries including chemical, biomedical, pharmaceutical, textile, and other sectors.


  • Covers implementation of advanced water and wastewater treatment techniques, with a focus on pollutant or pathogen removal
  • Includes qualitative and quantitative analyses
  • Focuses on physical, chemical, and biological treatment technologies
  • Discusses the advancements of materials and technologies applicable to both potable water and wastewater from industrial and municipal sources
  • Explores future challenges and viable solutions

This book is aimed at chemical and environmental engineers and researchers seeking a thorough treatment of innovative water treatment materials and techniques for practical applications.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction to Wastewater

Mamta Saiyad

Chapter 2 Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Water

C R Venkateswara Rao

Chapter 3 Need for Advanced Materials and Technologies:

The Sustainability Argument

Neeraj Kumari, Sushma, and Firdaus Parveen

Chapter 4 Physical Processes in Wastewater Treatment

Ning Zhang, Ankur Dwivedi, and Amita Chaudhary

Chapter 5 Polymers as Coagulants for Wastewater Treatment

Sai Harsha Bhamidipati, Dharani Prasad Vadlamudi,

and Sudheshna Moka

Chapter 6 Ultrasonic Wastewater Treatment

Gul Afreen and Sreedevi Upadhyayula

Chapter 7 Chemistry in Wastewater Treatment

Sonali Sengupta and Chandan Kumar Pal

Chapter 8 Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Treatment

Gunjan Deshmukh and Haresh Manyar

Chapter 9 Catalytic Ozonation Processes for Wastewater Treatment

Jose A. Lara-Ramos, Fiderman Machuca-Martinez,

Miguel A. Mueses, and Jennyfer Diaz-Angulo

Chapter 10 Biological/Biochemical Processes in Wastewater Treatment

Mushtaq Ahmad Rather and Parveena Bano

Chapter 11 Role of Biochar in Water Treatment

Biswajit Saha and Sonali Sengupta

Chapter 12 Microalgae for Removing Pharmaceutical Compounds

from Wastewater

Eliana M. Jimenez-Bambague, Aura C. Ortiz-Escobar,

Carlos A. Madera-Parra, and Fiderman Machuca-Martinez

Chapter 13 Processes for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater

Nimish Shah, Ankur H. Dwivedi, and Shibu G. Pillai

Chapter 14 Sustainable Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

Pablo Ortiz

Chapter 15 Challenges, Innovations, and Future Prospects in

Transforming Future Wastewater Treatment Plants into

Resource Recovery Facilities

Krishna Kumar Nedunuri

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Prof. Sreedevi Upadhyayula started her career as a senior design engineer for refinery systems and is currently a Professor in Chemical Engineering Department at IIT Delhi, India. Her research interests include synthesis and characterization of adsorbents and catalytic materials for photocatalysis applied to waste water treatment and other pollutant mitigation, modeling of environmentally benign reactions in refineries and petrochemical industry heterogeneous catalysis, kinetics and modeling of environmentally benign reactions in refineries and petrochemical industry.

Dr. Amita Chaudhary completed her doctoral degree in “Development of low-cost absorbent for capturing CO2 from post combustion systems” from Chemical Engineering Department, IIT Delhi, INDIA. She is currently working as an assistant professor at Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India. She has She has done her UG and PG in Chemistry Honours and Organic Chemistry from C.C.S University, Meerut, India respectively. Her research interests are in wastewater treatment, waste management, and CO2 sequestration and utilization. Her research work has been published in reputed journals.