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Environmental Microbiology for Engineers

2nd Edition

By Volodymyr Ivanov

CRC Press

427 pages

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Updated Edition Includes a New Chapter and Enhanced Study MaterialThe second edition of Environmental Microbiology for Engineers explores the role that microorganisms play in the engineered protection and enhancement of an environment. Offering a perfect balance of microbiological knowledge and environmental biotechnology principles, it provides a

Table of Contents

Microorganisms. Static Biochemistry. Dynamic Biochemistry. Biooxidation and Bioreduction. Biodegradation. Molecular Biology and Genetics. Bioagents of Environmental and Engineering Bioprocesses. Reproduction, Proliferation, and Growth . Microbial Ecology. Classification of Viruses and Microorganisms. Physiological Classification of Prokaryotes. Groups of Anaerobic Prokaryotes. Groups of Anoxic Prokaryotes. Groups of Microaerophilic and Facultative Aerobic/Anaerobic. Groups of Aerobic Prokaryotes. Public Health and Water Disinfection. Biotechnological Processes. Aquatic Systems and Water Biotreatment. Anaerobic and Anoxic Treatment of Wastewater. Aerobic Treatment of Wastewater. Value-Added By-Products of Environmental Engineering. Biotreatment of Industrial Hazardous Wastes. Solid Wastes and Soil Biotreatment. Construction Biotechnology. Microbiology of Air and Air Treatment. Biodeterioration, Biocorrosion, and Biofouling. Outline and Summary of the Course "Environmental Microbiology for Engineers". Tutorials. Exam Question Bank.

About the Author

Volodymyr Ivanov earned his doctor of biological sciences degree in microbiology and biotechnology from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. His professional experience includes 40 years of teaching and research in microbiology and biotechnology at various universities of Europe, Asia, and the USA. Dr. Ivanov has published 200 papers, eight patents, eight scientific monographies, and 20 book chapters. His major scientific achievements are the theory of physiological dualism of a growing cell existing in both exotrophic and endotrophic states, the revelation of a multicellular bacterial granule as a proto-organism, the periodic table of physiological classification of prokaryotes, and the establishment of construction biotechnology as a new scientific discipline.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply