1st Edition

Process Engineering for Pollution Control and Waste Minimization

By Donald L. Wise Copyright 1994

    Offers up-to-date technical information on current and potential pollution control and waste minimization practices, providing industry-specific case studies, techniques and models.

    Part 1 Engineering Issues in Pollution Control and Waste Minimization: Processing Engineering for Pollution Control and Waste Minimization * Selection of Least Hazardous Material Alternatives * Multiple Approaches to Environmental Decisions * Introduction to Engineering Evaluation for Contaminated Sites * Innovative Approaches to Cleanup Level Development * Designing to Prevent Pollution * Biochemical, Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Solving Problems During in situ and Off-Site Bioremediation * Commandments of Waste Management * A Proactive Approach to Environmental Management: Meeting Environmental and Competitive Challenges * Heath Hazards Associated with Pollution Control and Waste Minimization * Part 2 Methodologies of Waste Control: Techniques for Controlling Solid and Liquid Wastes * Solidification and Stabilisation Techniques for Waste Control * Soil Remediation with Environmentally Processed Asphalt (EPAT) * Lead Decontamination of Superfund Sites * A Secure Geologic Repository for Hazardous Waste Residuals * Photocatalytic Degradation of Hazardous Wastes * Photocatalytic Oxidation of Organic Contaminants * Biodegradation of Organic Pollutants in Soil * Siallon: The Microencapsulation of Hydrocarbons Within a Silica Cell * Remediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Solids Using Polysilicates * Fluidized Bed Combustion for Waste Minimization - Emissions and Ash Related Issues * Part 3 Wastewater Treatment: An Overview of Physical, Biological, and Chemical Processes for Wastewater Treatment * Freeze Concentration: Its Application in Hazardous Wastewater Treatment * Organoclay Sorbents for Selective Removal of Organics from Water and Wastewater * Removal of Chromate, Cyanide, and Heavy Metals from Wastewater * Neutralization Tactics for Acidic Industrial Wastewater * Part 4 Modelling for Pollution Control: Introducing Uncertainty of Aquifer Parameters into an Optimization Model * Application of Total Quality Management (TQM) Principles to Pollution Prevention Programs * PC Software for Optimizing Groundwater Contaminant Plume Capture and Containment * Horizontal Wells for Subsurface Pollution Control * Industry Specific Pollution Control * Pollution Control and Waste Minimization in Military Facilities * Waste Reduction Strategies for Small Businesses * Contaminated Soils in Highway Construction Management of Waste Compressed Gases * Pollution Control in the Dairy Industry * Landfill Gas Collection and Destruction Systems - Evaluating Toxic Emissions and Potential Health Risk.


    Donald L. Wise

    ". . .provides an up to date source of technical information relating to current and potential pollution control and waste minimisation practices. The book is well presented and each contribution contains a comprehensive list of references for further study. "
    ---Environmental Engineering
    ". . .[for] any scientist or engineer with an appetite to know more about general technical and regulatory aspects concerning pollution control. All chapters of this volume are presented with good descriptions and explanations of the relevant topics with a considerable number of very useful tables, figures and flow-diagrams. Most chapters provide good lists of references, some with recommended additional reading as well. "
    ---Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology