This book enables engineering students to understand how microbiology can be applied to environmental research and practical applications. Written specifically for senior undergraduate to graduate level civil and environmental engineering students, the textbook encompasses both fundamental and applied principles and covers topics such as the microb
Stages of Bioprocessing. Bioagents of Bioprocessing. Microbial Metabolism and its control. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Microorganisms. Selection of Pure Cultures. Classifications ad Identifications of Prokaryotes. Periodic Table of Physiological Groups of Prokaryotes. Nutrition and Growth. Cultivation of Microorganisms and Downstream Processes. Microbial Adaptations and Engineering Control. Microbial Natural Ecosystems. Microbial Engineering Ecosystems. Public Health Microbiology for Engineers. Microbiology of Water Treatment. Microbiology of Aquatic Ecosystems. Microbiology of Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. Microbiology of Aerobic Wastewater Treatment. Microbiology of Solid Wastes Biotreatment. Microbiology of Soil Bioremediation. Microbial Geotechnology. Microbial Aerosols. Microbiology of Exhaust Gases Biotreatment. Biocorrosion, Biodeterioration and Biofouling. Biomonitoring and Biosafety. Environmental Nanobiotechnology. Environmental Engineering of Closed Microbial Ecosystems.