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1st Edition

Advanced Materials and Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

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ISBN 9780367686161
September 13, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
400 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
  • Features 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 text 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

1. Introduction to Wastewater and Sources of Wastewater. 2. Wastewater Characteristics, Qualitative/ Quantitative Analysis of Water. 3. Need for Advanced Materials and Technologies – the Sustainability Argument. 4. Physical Processes in Wastewater Treatment. 5. Polymers and Biopolymers as Coagulants in Waste-water Treatment. 6. Ultrasonic Wastewater Treatment. 7. Chemical Processes in Wastewater Treatment. 8. Chemical Oxidation- Photocatalytic. 9. Advanced Ozonation and Fenton Processes for Removal of Chelated Heavy Metals. 10. Biological/biochemical Processes in Wastewater Treatment. 11. Role of Biochar in Pollutant Removal. 12. Role of Micro Algae in Wastewater Treatment. 13. Processes for the Treatment of Industrial Wastewater. 14. Sustainable and Ecofriendly Techniques for the Remediation of Pollutants. 15. Challenges, Innovations and Future Prospects in Resource Recovery

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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.