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Biohydrometallurgical Recycling of Metals from Industrial Wastes

1st Edition

By Hong Hocheng, Mital Chakankar, Umesh Jadhav

CRC Press

212 pages

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Although many available metal recycling methods are simple and fast, they are also expensive and cause environmental pollution. Biohydrometallurgical processing of metals offers an alternative to overcome these issues, as the use of biological means not only helps to conserve dwindling ore resources but also fulfills the need for the unambiguous need to extract metals in nonpolluting, low-energy, and low-cost way. This book covers biohydrometallurgy and its application in the recovery of metals from secondary sources like wastes. It aims to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of different wastes for metal recovery and biological treatment methods that are both environmentally friendly and economically viable.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction

1.1 Brief History of Industrial Progress and Generation of Industrial Wastes

1.2 Threats of Metal-Containing Wastes to Environment

1.3 Advantages of Recycling

1.4 Conclusions

Chapter 2 Generation and Composition of Various Metal-Containing Industrial Wastes

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Electronic Waste

2.3 Energy Storage Wastes

2.4 Metal Production Wastes

2.5 Solar Photoelectricity Wastes

2.6 Power Plant and Incineration Plant Wastes

2.7 Petrochemical Waste

2.8 Sludge

2.9 Lighting Wastes

2.10 Automobile Wastes

2.11 Metal Speciation

Chapter 3 Conventional Metal Recycling Techniques

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Methods for Metal Recovery

3.3 Conclusion and Future Prospective

Chapter 4 Recycling of Electronic Waste

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Bioleaching of Metals from Electronic Wastes

4.3 Conclusion

Chapter 5 Recycling of Energy Storage Wastes

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Bioleaching of Metals from Energy Storage Wastes

5.3 Conclusion

Chapter 6 Recycling of Metal Production Wastes

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Bioleaching of Slags

6.3 Bioleaching of Foundry Sand

6.4 Bioleaching of Industrial Waste Dust

6.5 Bioleaching of Industrial Waste Sludge

6.6 Conclusion

Chapter 7 Recycling of Solar Electricity Waste

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Bioleaching of Metals from Solar Electricity Waste

7.3 Conclusion

Chapter 8 Recycling of Thermal Power Generation Wastes

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Bioleaching of Thermal Power Generation Waste

8.3 Conclusion

About the Authors

Prof. Hong Hocheng is currently the Chair Professor of National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (1998). He completed his B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C. and Diplom-Ingenieur, Manufacturing Engineering from Rheinland-Westfalen Technische Hochschule (Aachen), Germany. He is ASME and AMME Fellow. His fields of interest are innovative manufacturing processes, nontraditional machining, micro/nano manufacturing, fatigue of MEMS, machining of composites. He has around 160 research papers published and 30 international invited paper/review article/keynotes lecture/plenary speech/awardee’s lecture/book chapter. He is a member of editorial boards of 15 international scientific journals.

Dr. Mital Chakankar received her Ph.D. in Microbiology from Department of Microbiology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India. She carried out research in the field of microbial production of biosurfactants, microbial degradation of pollutants, biosensors for detection of microorganisms and biomolecules. She is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Her current research interests include bioleaching of metals from industrial wastes. She has published 12 research papers in international journals.

Dr. Umesh Jadhav received his Ph.D. in Environmental Biotechnology from Department of Biochemistry, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India in 2009. He carried out research in the field of microbial degradation of pollutants, bioleaching of metals. Presently he is Assistant Professor at Department of Microbiology, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India. He is involved in the application of microorganisms for geotechnical applications He is having 31 research papers published. Also, he has 4 book chapters in his credit.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Environmental Science