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Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants Book
Author : Barbara Bonelli,Francesca S. Freyria,Ilenia Rossetti,Rajandrea Sethi
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-06-29
ISBN : 0128184892
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants assesses the role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in improving both the detection and removal of inorganic and organic contaminants from wastewater that originates from municipal and industrial plants. The book covers how nanotechnology is being used to remove common contaminants, including dyes, chlorinated solvents, nitrites/nitrates, and emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and pesticides. Sections cover nanofiltration, adsorption and remediation. Nanomaterial immobilization recovery is also addressed, along with the quantification of heat/mass transport limitations, sizing aspects and transport phenomena. Finally, regulatory aspects regarding contaminants and nanoparticles in the environment are covered. This book is an important resource for both materials scientists and environmental scientists looking to see how nanotechnology can play a role in making wastewater a less hazardous part of the global ecosystem. Addresses the role of new nanotechnology-based solutions for the detection and removal of common and emerging contaminants Discusses the environmental impact of nanoparticles used in wastewater contaminant detection and removal Explores the major challenges for using nanomaterials to detect and remove contaminants from wastewater

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants Book
Author : Barbara Bonelli,Francesca S. Freyria,Ilenia Rossetti,Rajandrea Sethi
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-06-12
ISBN : 0128184906
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants assesses the role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in improving both the detection and removal of inorganic and organic contaminants from wastewater that originates from municipal and industrial plants. The book covers how nanotechnology is being used to remove common contaminants, including dyes, chlorinated solvents, nitrites/nitrates, and emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and pesticides. Sections cover nanofiltration, adsorption and remediation. Nanomaterial immobilization recovery is also addressed, along with the quantification of heat/mass transport limitations, sizing aspects and transport phenomena. Finally, regulatory aspects regarding contaminants and nanoparticles in the environment are covered. This book is an important resource for both materials scientists and environmental scientists looking to see how nanotechnology can play a role in making wastewater a less hazardous part of the global ecosystem. Addresses the role of new nanotechnology-based solutions for the detection and removal of common and emerging contaminants Discusses the environmental impact of nanoparticles used in wastewater contaminant detection and removal Explores the major challenges for using nanomaterials to detect and remove contaminants from wastewater

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sudheesh K. Shukla,Bindu Mangla
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-07-21
ISBN : 1119808979
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the rapid development in nanotechnology, it is now possible to modulate the physical and chemical properties of nanomaterials with molecular recognition and catalytic functional applications. Such research efforts have resulted in a huge number of catalytic platforms for a broad range of analytes ranging from metal ions, small molecules, ionic liquid and nucleic acids down to proteins. Functionalized nanomaterials (FNMs) have important applications in the environmental, energy and healthcare sectors. Strategies for the synthesis of FNMs have contributed immensely to the textile, construction, cosmetics, biomedical and environmental industries among others. This book highlights the design of functionalized nanomaterials with respect to recent progress in the industrial arena and their respective applications. It presents an inclusive overview encapsulating FNMs and their applications to give the reader a systematic and coherent picture of nearly all relevant up-to-date advancements. Herein, functionalization techniques and processes are presented to enhance nanomaterials that can substantially affect the performance of procedures already in use and can deliver exciting consumer products to match the current lifestyle of modern society.

Pollutants and Water Management

Pollutants and Water Management Book
Author : Pardeep Singh,Rishikesh Singh,Vipin Kumar Singh,Rahul Bhadouria
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-05-04
ISBN : 1119693659
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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POLLUTANTS AND WATER MANAGEMENT Pollutants and Water Management: Resources, Strategies and Scarcity delivers a balanced and comprehensive look at recent trends in the management of polluted water resources. Covering the latest practical and theoretical aspects of polluted water management, the distinguished academics and authors emphasize indigenous practices of water resource management, the scarcity of clean water, and the future of the water system in the context of an increasing urbanization and globalization. The book details the management of contaminated water sites, including heavy metal contaminations in surface and subsurface water sources. It details a variety of industrial activities that typically pollute water, such as those involving crude oils and dyes. In its discussion of recent trends in abatement strategies, Pollutants and Water Management includes an exploration of the application of microorganisms, like bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, and cyanobacteria, for the management of environmental contaminants. Readers will also discover a wide variety of other topics on the conservation of water sources including: The role of government and the public in the management of water resource pollution The causes of river system pollution and potential future scenarios in the abatement of river pollution Microbial degradation of organic pollutants in various water bodies The advancement in membrane technology used in water treatment processes Lead contamination in groundwater and recent trends in abatement strategies for it Highly polluting industries and their effects on surrounding water resources Perfect for graduate and postgraduate students and researchers whose focus is on recent trends in abatement strategies for pollutants and the application of microorganisms for the management of environmental contaminants, Pollutants and Water Management: Resources, Strategies and Scarcity also has a place in the libraries of environmentalists whose work involves the management and conservation of polluted sites.

Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes

Development in Wastewater Treatment Research and Processes Book
Author : Susana Rodriguez-Couto,Maulin P. Shah,Jayanta Kumar Biswas
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-09-11
ISBN : 0323900119
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Wastewater through Bio-nanotechnology showcases profiles of the nonregulated contaminants termed as “emerging contaminants, which comprise industrial and household persistent toxic chemicals, pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), pesticides, surfactants and surfactant residues, plasticizers and industrial additives, manufactured nanomaterials and nanoparticles, microplastics, etc. that are used extensively in everyday life. The occurrence of “emerging contaminants in wastewater, and their behavior during wastewater treatment and production of drinking water are key issues in the reuse and recycling of water resources. This book focuses on the exploitation of Nano-biotechnology inclusive of the state-of-the-art remediate strategies to degrade/detoxify/stabilize toxic and hazardous contaminants and restore contaminated sites, which is not as comprehensively discussed in the existing titles on similar topics available in the global market. In addition, it discusses the potential environmental and health hazards and ecotoxicity associated with the widespread distribution of emerging contaminants in the water bodies. It also considers the life cycle assessment (LCA) of emerging (micro)-pollutants with suitable case studies from various industrial sources. Provides natural and ecofriendly solutions to deal with the problem of pollution Details underlying mechanisms of nanotechnology-associated microbes for the removal of emerging contaminants Describes numerous successful field studies on the application of bio-nanotechnology for eco-restoration of contaminated sites Presents recent advances and challenges in bio-nanotechnology research and applications for sustainable development Provides authoritative contributions on the diverse aspects of bio-nanotechnology by world’s leading experts

Integrated Environmental Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Sustainable Development

Integrated Environmental Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Sustainable Development Book
Author : Vineet Kumar,Manish Kumar
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-04-29
ISBN : 0323984851
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Integrated Environmental Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Sustainable Development provides comprehensive and advanced information on integrated environmental technologies and their limitations, challenges and potential applications in treatment of environmental pollutants and those that are discharged in wastewater from industrial, domestic and municipal sources. The book covers applied and recently developed integrated technologies to solve five major trends in the field of wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal and resource recovery, recalcitrant organic and inorganic compounds detoxification, energy saving, and biofuel and bioenergy production for environmental sustainability. The book provides future directions to young researchers, scientists and professionals who are working in the field of bioremediation and phytoremediation to remediate wastewater pollutants at laboratory and field scale, for sustainable development. Illustrates the importance of various advanced oxidation processes in effluent treatment plants Describes underlying mechanisms of constructed wetland-microbial fuel cell technologies for the degradation and detoxification of emerging organic and inorganic contaminants discharged in wastewater Highlights the reuse and recycling of wastewater and recovery of value-added resources from wastewater Focuses on recent advances and challenges in integrated environmental technologies, constructed wetland-microbial fuel cell, microbial electrochemical-constructed wetlands, biofilm reactor-constructed wetland, and anammox- microbial fuel cell technology for sustainable development Illustrates the importance of microbes and plants in bio/phytoremediation and wastewater treatment

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation Book
Author : Ravindra Kumar Gautam,Mahesh Chandra Chattopadhyaya
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2016-08-05
ISBN : 1315351129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Contamination of aqueous environments by hazardous chemical compounds is the direct cause of the decline of safe clean water supply throughout the globe. The use of unconventional water sources such as treated wastewater will be a new norm. Emerging nanotechnological innovations have great potential for wastewater remediation processes. Applications that use smart nanomaterials of inorganic and organic origin improve treatment efficiency and lower energy requirements. This book describes the synthesis, fabrication, and application of advanced nanomaterials in water treatment processes; their adsorption, transformation into low toxic forms, or degradation phenomena, and the adsorption and separation of hazardous dyes, organic pollutants, heavy metals and metalloids from aqueous solutions. It explains the use of different categories of nanomaterials for various pollutants and enhances understanding of nanotechnology-based water remediation to make it less toxic and reusable.

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology Book
Author : Ravindra Pratap Singh,Kshitij RB Singh
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-08-18
ISBN : 1000428397
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of nanomaterials in biotechnology from fundamentals to applications, along with their prospects. This book explains the basics of nanomaterial properties, synthesis, biological synthesis, and chemistry and demonstrates how to use nanomaterials to overcome problems in agricultural, environmental, and biomedical applications. Features Covers nanomaterials for environmental analysis and monitoring for heavy metals, chemical toxins, and water pollutant detection Describes nanomaterials-based biosensors and instrumentation and use in disease diagnosis and therapeutics Discusses nanomaterials for food processing and packaging and agricultural waste management Identifies challenges in nanomaterials-based technology and how to solve them This work serves as a reference for industry professionals, advanced students, and researchers working in the discipline of bionanotechnology.

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation Book
Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Pei Sean Goh
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2021-10-01
ISBN : 183916221X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functional and structural nanomaterials are emerging materials that display interesting physical and chemical properties because of their size and surface area to volume ratio. Applications for these materials include uses in removing pollutants from the environment. Looking at the current state-of-the-art as well as future trends in the use of nanomaterials for tackling environmental issues this book covers everything from the synthesis and characterisation of these materials to their use in the removal of specific contaminants. Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation is a useful resource both for nanomaterial scientists interested in the real world application of hybrid nanomaterials and for environmental chemists and environmental engineers interested in novel materials for environmental remediation.

Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation

Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation Book
Author : Rama Rao Karri,Janardhan Reddy Koduru,Nabisab Mujawar Mubarak,Erick R. Bandala
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-01-28
ISBN : 0323852920
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation provides a single-source solution to researchers working in environmental, wastewater management, biological and composite nanomaterials applications. It addresses the potential environmental risks and uncertainties surrounding the use of nanomaterials for environmental remediation, giving an understanding of their impact on ecological receptors in addition to their potential benefits. Users will find comprehensive information on the application of state-of-the-art processes currently available to synthesize advanced green nanocomposite materials and biogenic nanomaterials. Other sections explore a wide range of promising approaches for green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations. Case study chapters connect materials engineering and technology to the social context for a sustainable environment. Applications and different case studies provide solutions to the challenges faced by industry, thus minimizing negative social impacts. Provides information on the use of biologically mediated synthetic protocols to generate nanomaterials Discusses a wide range of promising?approaches?for?green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations Presents novel fabrication techniques for bionanocomposites, paving the way for the development of a new generation of advanced materials that can cope with spatiotemporal multi-variant environments

Emerging Contaminants

Emerging Contaminants Book
Author : Jeyaseelan Aravind,Murugesan Kamaraj
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2022-03-07
ISBN : 311075178X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The increased demand due to anthropogenic activity leads to emerging contaminants, resulting in a substantial environmental hazard. The long-term presence and exposure of contaminants lead to severe negative impacts on the environment, humans, and other life forms. Hence, emerging contaminants in the environment is a worldwide concern, and new technologies to mitigate these contaminants are being developed. This book covers the source, occurrence, toxicity, and detection techniques of a wide range of emerging contaminants. This collection also discusses the scope and applications of diverse techniques, including Bio/Phyto and Nano-remediation technologies, to mitigate the emerging contaminants; along with their sustainability issue and prospects. As a result, this book appears to provide insight into several modern and environmentally friendly waste management options, the possibility to minimize and lessen the effects of contaminants, and striving to lower toxicological endpoints to assure environmental safety. This book delivers the most recent advancements by prominent specialists in environmental sciences to academics, researchers, students, and practitioners interested in the identification and eradication of emerging pollutants from the environment.

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment Book
Author : Dr. Arup Roy,Jayanta Bhattacharya
Publisher : IWA Publishing
Release : 2015-01-15
ISBN : 1780406878
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment is a state of the art reference book. The book is particularly useful for wastewater technology development laboratories and organizations. All professional and academic areas connected with environmental engineering, nanotechnology based wastewater treatment and related product design are incorporated and provide an essentialresource. The book describes the application and synthesis of Ca-based and magnetic nano-materials and their potential application for removal/treatment of heavy metals from wastewater. Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment discusses the rapid wastewater treatment methods using Ca-based nanomaterials and magnetic nanomaterials. This is an emerging area of new science and technology in wastewater treatment. The main audiences for the book are water industry professionals, research scholars and students in the area of Environmental Engineering and Nanotechnology. Authors: Dr. Arup Roy Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur,India; and Professor Jayanta Bhattacharya, Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

Nanotechnology for Environmental and Biomedical Research

Nanotechnology for Environmental and Biomedical Research Book
Author : Giada Frenzilli
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-05-26
ISBN : 3036507183
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Do you care about your environment and your health? Contamination by hazardous substances in environmental matrices, including landfills, oil fields, and manufacturing and industrial sites, represents a global concern and needs to be remediated since it poses a serious risk to the environment and human health. Particular attention should also be paid to the use of medical devices and recent developments in the use of nanoparticles expressed as drug delivery systems designed to treat a wide variety of diseases. This Special Issue collects a compilation of articles that strongly demonstrate the continuous efforts made in developing advanced and safe nanomaterial-based technologies for nano-remediation and for drug delivery and other biomedical applications. It covers the most recent advances in the safe nanomaterials synthesis field as well as in environmental applications, in the use of restorative materials, drug delivery and other clinical applications, in order to lay the foundations for a cleaner and healthier future.

Aquananotechnology

Aquananotechnology Book
Author : Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam,Muhammad Zahid
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-12-01
ISBN : 0128211423
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Aquananotechnology: Applications of Nanomaterials for Water Purification focuses on the impacts of, and opportunities for, the application of nanotechnology to enhance water quality and the societal concerns surrounding the widespread use of nanotechnology in the water arena. Sections cover the use of nano-sensors for the detection of water pollutants, the control of waterborne pathogens, and the use of nano-biochar coal fly composites for phytoremdtions wastewater pollutants. In addition, the book explores the uses of nanoadsorbents for heavy metals, dyes, Arsenic, pesticides, and water/wastewater remediation and decontamination of water from xenobiotics, bionanocomposites, metal oxides, silver, zinc nanoparticles, and carbon-based nanomaterials for wastewater treatment. In addition, the book covers the use of zerovalent iron nanomaterials and nanostructured mesoporous silica for water purification, along with nano-hydrogels to increase water efficiency and conservation. Finally, the socioeconomic impacts and risks of aquananotechnology in ecosystems are discussed. This book provides a detailed description of the ecological applications of nanomaterials in aquatic environments, offering a cogent analysis of both major applications and challenges. Shows how a range of nanomaterial types are being used for ecological applications in aquatic environments Explores the effects different types of nanomaterials have on a variety of ecosystems Assesses the major challenges of using nanotechnology to improve water quality on a mass scale

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater Book
Author : S.K. Nataraj
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2022-03-30
ISBN : 1000554872
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the innovations and techniques to identify and treat the emerging pollutants in waste and polluted water. It initiates with classification of emerging pollutants followed by a review on existing detection and elimination techniques, and current regulations in place. Subsequent chapters cover membrane-based separation process, polymer-based or resin-based water filters, functional materials, nanomaterials-based adsorbents, microplastics, and summary of the potential solutions in treating or removing emerging pollutants. Features Presents an overview of current and developing treatment technologies for water polluted with emerging pollutants Gives in-depth account and analysis of advanced materials and methods for separation and treatment Reviews analytical techniques applied to detect emerging pollutants Discusses overall effect of policies on current chemicals/plastics/APIs in the market Includes pertinent case studies and regulations The book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in environmental/civil/chemical engineering, wastewater/drinking water treatment.

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application Book
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sudheesh K. Shukla,Bindu Mangla
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2021-06-15
ISBN : 1119809010
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Durch die rasante Entwicklung in der Nanotechnologie ist es mittlerweile möglich, die physikalischen und chemischen Eigenschaften von Nanomaterialien mit molekularer Erkennung und katalytischen Anwendungen zu modulieren. Aus den Forschungsarbeiten ist eine große Zahl katalytischer Plattformen für zahlreiche Analyten entstanden, von Metallionen über kleine Moleküle, ionische Flüssigkeiten und Nukleinsäuren bis zu Proteinen. Funktionalisierte Nanomaterialien (FNM) bilden die Grundlage für wichtige Anwendungen in den Bereichen Umwelt, Energie und Gesundheit. Strategien zur Synthese von FNM spielen in verschiedenen Branchen eine wichtige Rolle, insbesondere in der Textil-, Bau-, Kosmetik-, Biomedizin- und Umweltindustrie. In diesem Werk wird das Design von funktionalisierten Nanomaterialien (FNM) in Bezug auf die neuesten Fortschritte in der Industrie und die entsprechenden Anwendungen erläutert. Das Buch vermittelt einen umfassenden Überblick über FNM und ihre Anwendungen, wodurch der Leser ein systematisches und kohärentes Bild von nahezu allen relevanten aktuellen Fortschritten erhält. Es wird erläutert, mithilfe welcher Funktionalisierungstechniken und -prozesse Nanomaterialien so verbessert werden, dass sie die Leistung von bereits genutzten Verfahren wesentlich verändern und spannende Konsumgüter hervorbringen, die zum aktuellen Lebensstil der modernen Gesellschaft passen.

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment

Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Book
Author : Hemen Sarma,Delfina C. Dominguez,Wen-Yee Lee
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2022-01-08
ISBN : 032385981X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Challenges and Sustainable Practices covers all aspects of emerging contaminants in the environment, from basic understanding to different types of emerging contaminants and how these threaten organisms, their environmental fate studies, detection methods, and sustainable practices of dealing with contaminants. Emerging contaminant remediation is a pressing need due to the ever-increasing pollution in the environment, and it has gained a lot of scientific and public attention due to its high effectiveness and sustainability. The discussions in the book on the bioremediation of these contaminants are covered from the perspective of proven technologies and practices through case studies and real-world data. One of the main benefits of this book is that it summarizes future challenges and sustainable solutions. It can, therefore, become an effective guide to the elimination (through sustainable practices) of emerging contaminants. At the back of these explorations on sustainable bioremediation of emerging contaminants lies the set of 17 goals articulated by the United Nations in its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all its member states. This book provides academics, researchers, students, and practitioners interested in the detection and elimination of emerging contaminants from the environment, with the latest advances by leading experts in emerging contaminants the field of environmental sciences. Covers most aspects of the most predominant emerging contaminants in the environment, including in soil, air, and water Describes the occurrence of these contaminants, the problems they cause, and the sustainable practices to deal with the contaminants Includes data from case studies to provide real-world examples of sustainable practices and emerging contaminant remediation

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution Book
Author : Gil Alberto Batista Gonçalves,Paula Marques
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-21
ISBN : 3030337456
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book report the advances in the synthesis of new nanomaterials for the remediation of natural waters, groundwaters, and wastewaters. The authors describe synthetic routes for the assembly of different nanomaterials for the removal of contaminants by adsorption, catalytic degradation, and antibacterial activity. The hazardous effects of nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems are discussed. This book presents the trends in the development of advanced technologies available in the market based on nanomaterials for more efficient water remediation. The authors also discuss sustainable management of water resources according to the new technologies developed and the improved efficiency of remediation processes.

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater

Emerging Pollutant Treatment in Wastewater Book
Author : S.K. NATARAJ
Publisher : Emerging Materials and Technologies
Release : 2022-03-30
ISBN : 9781032103242
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the innovations and techniques to identify and treat the emerging pollutants in waste and polluted water. It initiates with classification of emerging pollutants followed by a review on existing detection and elimination techniques, and current regulations in place. Subsequent chapters cover membrane-based separation process, polymer-based or resin-based water filters, functional materials, nanomaterials-based adsorbents, microplastics, and summary of the potential solutions in treating or removing emerging pollutants. Features Presents an overview of current and developing treatment technologies for water polluted with emerging pollutants Gives in-depth account and analysis of advanced materials and methods for separation and treatment Reviews analytical techniques applied to detect emerging pollutants Discusses overall effect of policies on current chemicals/plastics/APIs in the market Includes pertinent case studies and regulations The book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in environmental/civil/chemical engineering, wastewater/drinking water treatment.

Nanomaterials and Environmental Biotechnology

Nanomaterials and Environmental Biotechnology Book
Author : Indu Bhushan,Vivek Kumar Singh,Durgesh Kumar Tripathi
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-02-22
ISBN : 3030345440
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanotechnology is considered as one of the emerging fields of science. It has applications in different biological and technological fields which deal with the science of materials at nanoscale (10-9). On the other hand, biotechnology is another field that deals with contemporary challenges. Nanobiotechnology fills the gap between these two fields. It merges physical, chemical, and biological principles in a single realm. This combination opens up new possibilities. At nanoscale dimensions, it creates precise nanocrystals and nanoshells. Integrated nanomaterials are used with modified surface layers for compatibility with living systems, improved dissolution in water, or biorecognition leading to enhanced end results in biotechnological systems. These nanoparticles can also be hybridized with additional biocompatible substances in order to amend their qualities to inculcate novel utilities. Nanobiotechnology is used in bioconjugate chemistry by coalescing up the functionality of non-organically obtained molecular components and biological molecules in order to veil the immunogenic moieties for targeted drug delivery, bioimaging and biosensing. This book blends the science of biology, medicine, bioinorganic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, material and physical sciences, biomedical engineering, electrical, mechanical, and chemical science to present a comprehensive range of advancements. The development of nano-based materials has made for a greater understanding of their characterization, using techniques such as transmission electron microscope, FTIR, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscope EDX, and so on. This volume also highlights uses in environmental remediation, environmental biosensors and environmental protection. It also emphasizes the significance of nanobiotechnology to a series of medical applications viz., diagnostics, and therapeutics stem cell technology, tissue engineering enzyme engineering, drug development and delivery. In addition this book also offers a distinctive understanding of nanobiotechnology from researchers and educators and gives a comprehensive facility for future developments and current applications of nanobiotechnology.