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Handbook of Water Purity and Quality

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-04-26
ISBN : 032385138X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Handbook of Water Purity and Quality, Second Edition provides those involved in water purification research and administration with a comprehensive resource of methods for analyzing water to assure its safety from contaminants, both natural and human caused. The book includes an overview of the subject and discusses major water-related issues in developing and developed countries. Issues covered include sampling for water analysis, regulatory considerations, and forensics in water quality and purity investigations. Microbial as well as chemical contaminations from inorganic compounds, radionuclides, disinfectants, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals, including endocrine disruptors, are discussed at length. In addition, the luxury of municipal water purified for human consumption is unavailable for a very large number of people. To help solve this problem, some economical water purification techniques, including a million-dollar Grainger prizewinner that can save millions of lives have been included. This fully updated second edition includes four new chapters on topics such as the GenX Water Contamination Problem, the impact of climate change on water, and green chemistry solutions to water pollution. Covers the scope of water contamination problems on a worldwide scale with an overview of major water-related issues in developing and developed countries, including monitoring techniques for potential terrorist-related activities Provides a rich source of methods for analyzing water to ensure its safety from natural and deliberate contaminants Includes a review of water quality forensics with the objective of tracking new potential water contaminants

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-07-17
ISBN : 9780080921129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work provides those involved in water purification research and administration with a comprehensive resource of methods for analyzing water to assure its safety from contaminants, both natural and human caused. The book first provides an overview of major water-related issues in developing and developed countries, followed by a review of issues of sampling for water analysis, regulatory considerations and forensics in water quality and purity investigations. The subsequent chapters cover microbial as well chemical contaminations from inorganic compounds, radionuclides, volatile and semi-volatile compounds, disinfectants, herbicides, and pharmaceuticals, including endocrine disruptors, as well as potential terrorist-related contamination. The last chapter describes the Grainger prize-winning filter that can remove arsenic from water sources and sufficiently protect the health of a large number of people. - Covers the scope of water contamination problems on a worldwide scale - Provides a rich source of methods for analyzing water to assure its safety from natural and deliberate contaminants - Describes the filter that won the $1 million Grainger prize and thereby highlighting an important approach to remediation

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality

Handbook of Water Purity and Quality Book
Author : Gajraj Singh
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2012-01-01
ISBN : 9789380090238
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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CONTENTS: Water Quality Approach; Standards & Considerations; Water Quality Evaluation; Water Qualities; Salinity Problems; Infiltration Problems; Toxicity Problems; Controlling Pollution; Threats to Water Quality.

Handbook of Water and Energy Management in Food Processing

Handbook of Water and Energy Management in Food Processing Book
Author : Jiri Klemes,Robin Smith,Jin-Kuk Kim
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-06-30
ISBN : 1845694678
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Effective water and energy use in food processing is essential, not least for legislative compliance and cost reduction. This major volume reviews techniques for improvements in the efficiency of water and energy use as well as wastewater treatment in the food industry. Opening chapters provide an overview of key drivers for better management. Part two is concerned with assessing water and energy consumption and designing strategies for their reduction. These include auditing energy and water use, and modelling and optimisation tools for water minimisation. Part three reviews good housekeeping procedures, measurement and process control, and monitoring and intelligent support systems. Part four discusses methods to minimise energy consumption. Chapters focus on improvements in specific processes such as refrigeration, drying and heat recovery. Part five discusses water reuse and wastewater treatment in the food industry. Chapters cover water recycling, disinfection techniques, aerobic and anaerobic systems for treatment of wastewater. The final section concentrates on particular industry sectors including fresh meat and poultry, cereals, sugar, soft drinks, brewing and winemaking. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Handbook of water and energy management in food processing is a standard reference for the food industry. Provides an overview of key drivers for better management Reviews techniques for improvements in efficiency of water and energy use and waste water treatment Examines house keeping proceedures and measurement and process control

Advances in Water Purification Techniques

Advances in Water Purification Techniques Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2018-11-29
ISBN : 0128147911
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Advances in Water Purification Techniques: Meeting the Needs of Developed and Developing Countries provides a variety of approaches to water purification that can help assist readers with their research and applications. Water contamination problems occur frequently worldwide, hence the most updated knowledge on water purification systems can be helpful in employing the right type of filter or other mechanism of decontamination. The problems with arsenic contamination of water in Bangladesh and the lead problem in Flint, Michigan remind us of the need to monitor water pollution rigorously, from both point and non-point sources. Provides a valuable resource on how to solve water contamination problems or develop new approaches to water purification Presents advanced methods for monitoring water contamination Describes various approaches to water purification Encourages new developments in water purification techniques Includes methods for assessing and monitoring environmental contaminants Covers recent advancement in molecular techniques

Separations of Water Pollutants with Nanotechnology

Separations of Water Pollutants with Nanotechnology Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-05-16
ISBN : 0323907644
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Separations of Water Pollutants with Nanotechnology, the latest volume in the Separation Science and Technology series, offers new solutions for remediating water pollution utilizing nanomaterials with separation methods. Current water purification methods are unsuitable, inconvenient or expensive, so there is a need for new and better processes and techniques. Nanomaterials can purify water by removing pollutants such as heavy metals, pathogens, organic compounds, inorganic compounds, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals of emerging concern. These can effectively replace membrane-based methods if the right expertise is developed—this book helps separation scientists do just that. Existing water treatment problems can be solved by applying a nanotechnology-based processes: antimicrobial nanotechnology, zero-valent iron nanoparticles, nanoadsorbents, nano-enhanced membranes, nanometal oxides, and nano photocatalysts. The current literature places emphasis on materials chemistry rather than the separation methods used for water purification. This new volume presents a collection of chapters that deal with remediation based on separation chemistry. Written by leaders in their respective fields from around the world and edited by Satinder Ahuja, a leading expert on water quality improvement Covers the environmental impact of anthropogenic nanoparticles and plant derived bionanomaterials, which are not contained in other books related to nanomaterials for water purification Illustrates key information visually wherever possible throughout the book, e.g. process diagrams in the nanomaterial synthesis and nanomembrane fabrication chapters, electron microscope images, and more

Methods of Measuring Environmental Parameters

Methods of Measuring Environmental Parameters Book
Author : Yuriy Posudin
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-08-07
ISBN : 1118914228
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides a systematic review of modern methods and instruments for measuring environmental parameters • Profiles the most modern methods and instruments for environment control and monitoring • Gives an assessment of biotic and abiotic factors and their effect on quality of atmosphere and indoor air, soil, water • Provides a brief description of the main climatic (pressure, wind, temperature, humidity, precipitation, solar radiation), atmospheric, hydrographic, and edaphic factors • Covers a wide range environmental methods and instrumentation including those used in the fields of meteorology, air pollution, water quality, soil science and more • Supplied with practical exercises, problems, and tests that will help the reader to learn more deeply contents of the book

Food Energy and Water

Food  Energy  and Water Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-01-25
ISBN : 012800374X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

How will chemists of the future balance competing concerns of environmental stewardship and innovative, cost-effective product development? For chemists to accept the idea that environmental quality and economic prosperity can be intertwined, the concept of the food-energy-water nexus must first be integrated into underlying thought processes. Food, Energy and Water: The Chemistry Connection provides today’s scientists with the background information necessary to fully understand the inextricable link between food, energy and water and how this conceptual framework should form the basis for all contemporary research and development in chemistry in particular, and the sciences in general. Presents a clear, quantitative explanation of the link between food, energy, and water Provides information not currently available in chemistry curricula or synthesized in existing resources Examines the challenges of the food-energy-water nexus from a chemistry perspective within a multi-disciplinary domain Includes the latest research on critical topics such as fracking, water use conflicts, and sustainability in food production cycles

Chemistry and Water

Chemistry and Water Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-11-23
ISBN : 0128096055
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

After air, water is the most crucial resource for human survival. To achieve water sustainability, we will have to deal with its scarcity and quality, and find ways to reclaim it from various sources. Chemistry and Water: The Science Behind Sustaining the World's Most Crucial Resource applies contemporary and sophisticated separation science and chromatographic methods to address the pressing worldwide concerns of potable water for drinking and safe water for irrigation to raise food for communities around the world. Edited and authored by world-leading analytical chemists, the book presents the latest research and solutions on topics including water quality and pollution, water treatment technologies and practices, watershed management, water quality and food production, challenges to achieving sustainable water supplies, water reclamation techniques, and wastewater reuse. Explores the role water plays to assure our survival and maintain life Provides valuable information from world leaders in chemistry and water research Addresses water challenges and solutions globally to ensure sustainability

Water Reclamation and Sustainability

Water Reclamation and Sustainability Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-05-15
ISBN : 0124165761
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Many hydrological, geochemical, and biological processes associated with water reclamation and reuse are poorly understood. In particular, the occurrence and effects of trace organic and inorganic contaminants commonly found in reclaimed water necessitates careful analysis and treatment prior to safe reuse. Water Reclamation and Sustainability is a practical guide to the latest water reclamation, recycling, and reuse theory and practice. From water quality criteria and regulations to advanced techniques and implementation issues, this book offers scientists a toolkit for developing safe and successful reuse strategies. With a focus on specific contaminant removal techniques, this book comprehensively covers the full range of potential inorganic/organic contaminating compounds and highlights proven remediation methods. Socioeconomic implications related to current and future water shortages are also addressed, underscoring the many positive benefits of sustainable water resource management. Offers pragmatic solutions to global water shortages Provides an overview of the latest analytical techniques for water monitoring Reviews current remediation efforts Covers innovative technologies for green, gray, brown and black water reclamation and reuse

UV Visible Spectrophotometry of Waters and Soils

UV Visible Spectrophotometry of Waters and Soils Book
Author : Olivier Thomas,Christopher Burgess
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-05-27
ISBN : 0323910599
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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UV-Visible Spectrophotometry of Waters and Soils, Third Edition presents the latest information on the use of UV spectrophotometry for environmental quality monitoring. Using practical examples, the book illustrates how this technique can be a source of new methods of characterization and measurement. Easy and fast to run, this simple and robust analytical technique is one of the best ways to obtain a quantitative estimation of specific or aggregate parameters (e.g., Nitrate, TOC) and simultaneously qualitative information on the global composition of waters and soils. This third edition presents current methods and applications for water quality monitoring, including recent works and developments. Writing from years of experience in the development and applications of UV systems and from scientific and technical works, the book's authors provide several useful examples that show the great interest of UV spectrophotometry for water and soil monitoring. At the end of the book, the UV spectra library of previous editions is updated with new chemicals of interest. Broadens coverage from previous editions, including soils and sediments for the first time Includes all new chapters on natural water and high frequency monitoring, agricultural soils, natural soils, and sediments, as well as updates in all other chapters Provides a theoretical basis for further research in the field of spectra exploitation Contains practical applications of this quick, simple and inexpensive technique

Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution

Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution Book
Author : Avelino Nunez-Delgado
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-02-16
ISBN : 0323851843
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution: Current State and Trends presents data on current use and future trends regarding sorbent materials employed against soil, water, and air pollution. The book is organized first by use and research for a variety of geographic areas. It will then focus on different sorbent materials and their uses, followed by various pollutants and their management. Including updated and extensive data from an assortment of sources, the book is organized to be very accessible, including with an interactive table to help identify the results of appropriate sorbents for each environmental compartment. The growing concern regarding soil, water and air pollution all over the world has implications for climate change and sustainability, making Sorbents Materials for Controlling Environmental Pollution: Current State and Trends an important reference for environmental scientists to identify tools for moving forward in solving these problems. Includes data and examples from various geographic locations worldwide Synthesizes data for a variety of sorbent material from different sources Presents data for various kinds of pollutants across environmental spheres, including soil, water, and air Utilizes an interactive table for quicker access to data and results

Handbook of Water Purification

Handbook of Water Purification Book
Author : Walter Lorch
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1987
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Handbook of Water Purification book written by Walter Lorch, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Advances in Agronomy

Advances in Agronomy Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2011-09-16
ISBN : 0123864747
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Advances in Agronomy continues to be recognized as a leading reference and a first-rate source for the latest research in agronomy. As always, the subjects covered are varied and exemplary of the myriad of subject matter dealt with by this long-running serial. Maintains the highest impact factor among serial publications in agriculture Presents timely reviews on important agronomy issues Enjoys a long-standing reputation for excellence in the field

Water Engineering

Water Engineering Book
Author : Nazih K. Shammas,Lawrence K. Wang
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-04-23
ISBN : 1119041910
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Details the design and process of water supply systems, tracingthe progression from source to sink Organized and logical flow, tracing the connections in thewater-supply system from the water’s source to its eventualuse Emphasized coverage of water supply infrastructure and thedesign of water treatment processes Inclusion of fundamentals and practical examples so as toconnect theory with the realities of design Provision of useful reference for practicing engineers whorequire a more in-depth coverage, higher level students studyingdrinking water systems as well as students in preparation for theFE/PE examinations Inclusion of examples and homework questions in both SI and USunits

Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook Desk Edition

Tool and Manufacturing Engineers Handbook Desk Edition Book
Author : W. H. Cubberly
Publisher : Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Release : 1989
ISBN : 0872633519
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The TMEH Desk Edition presents a unique collection of manufacturing information in one convenient source. Contains selected information from TMEH Volumes 1-5--over 1,200 pages of manufacturing information. A total of 50 chapters cover topics such as machining, forming, materials, finishing, coating, quality control, assembly, and management. Intended for daily use by engineers, managers, consultants, and technicians, novice engineers or students.

Comprehensive Water Quality and Purification

Comprehensive Water Quality and Purification Book
Author : Satinder Ahuja
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-10-14
ISBN : 9780123821829
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This major reference work provides a rich source of methods for analyzing water to assure its safety from natural and deliberate contaminants, including those that are added because of carelessness of human endeavors. Human development has great impact on water quality, and new contaminants are emerging every day. The issues of sampling for water analysis, regulatory considerations, and forensics in water quality and purity investigations are covered in detail. Microbial as well as chemical contaminations from inorganic compounds, radionuclides, volatile and semivolatile compounds, disinfectants, herbicides, and pharmaceuticals, including endocrine disruptors, are treated extensively. Researchers must be aware of all sources of contamination and know how to prescribe techniques for removing them from our water supply. Unlike other works published to date that concentrate on issues of water supply, water resource management, hydrology, and water use by industry, this work is more tightly focused on the monitoring and improvement of the quality of existing water supplies and the recovery of wastewater via new and standard separation techniques Using analytical chemistry methods, offers remediation advice on pollutants and contaminants in addition to providing the critical identification perspective The players in the global boom of water purification are numerous and varied. Having worked extensively in academia and industry, the Editor-in-Chief has been careful about constructing a work for a shared audience and cause

Water and Wastewater Management

Water and Wastewater Management Book
Author : Müfit Bahadir,Andreas Haarstrick
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2022-03-25
ISBN : 3030952886
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume addresses the situation of water and wastewater management from a global angle, underpinned by selected case studies. Without doubt, water and wastewater management are among the greatest challenges of our century, and there is also no doubt that the challenges posed by climate change will become even greater. However, most efforts, especially in developing countries but also in the so-called developed countries, have been less than optimal or not optimal at all. In particular, there are still too many people who have to live without clean water and decent sanitation. Today, 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water and wastewater, and 4.2 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. The question, why this is so and why in many cases in developing countries, is discussed in this book among other urgent water and wastewater management issues. The publication of this book is the start of a book series that in more detail critically reviews, discusses, and analyzes the water and wastewater situation and management in different regions and countries worldwide.

Urban Water Reuse Handbook

Urban Water Reuse Handbook Book
Author : Saeid Eslamian
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-01-05
ISBN : 1482229153
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Examining the current literature, research, and relevant case studies, presented by a team of international experts, the Urban Water Reuse Handbook discusses the pros and cons of water reuse and explores new and alternative methods for obtaining a sustainable water supply. The book defines water reuse guidelines, describes the historical and curren

Management of Soil Problems

Management of Soil Problems Book
Author : Khan Towhid Osman
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-05-03
ISBN : 3319755277
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Soils are neither good nor bad, but some have inherent or acquired characteristics that may or may not suit our intended use. Unsuitable characteristics are considered to be soil problems, soil constraints or soil limitations. Only twelve percent of global land is right for agricultural production without much limitation. Some soils have severe limitations for crop production. These soils are so called ‘problem soils’. Many of them do not have enough fertility to be productive; some are arid and saline; some are very sandy and dry; and some are wet and waterlogged for most of the growing season. The global demand for food, wood, fuel, fiber, medicine and other plant products for the 7.2 billion current world population has created such an immense pressure on global soil resources that even the most fertile soils are losing their productive capacity. We are being compelled to bring more and more unsuitable or marginally suitable soils under cultivation. Unless innovative and integrated soil, crop and environmental management practices are adopted for their improvement and sustainable use, further degradation is inevitable. This book, Management of Soil Problems, identifies the problems and discusses management options in a smooth and reader-friendly style. It will be useful for students and professionals of soil science, agriculture, forestry, geography and environmental sciences.