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Main Title Practical wastewater treatment /
Author Russell, David L.
Publisher Wiley-Interscience,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 65425807
ISBN 0471780448; 9780471780441
Subjects Water treatment plants. ; Sewage--Purification.
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ELBM  TD434.R87 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 02/01/2010
Collation xiv, 271 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Effects of pollution -- Flow measurement -- Sampling and statistical considerations -- Important concepts from aquatic chemistry -- Elements of biological treatment -- Precipitation and sedimentation -- Filtration theory and practice -- Disinfection -- Nitrogen removal -- Phosphorous removal -- Anaerobic treatment -- Micro/ultrafiltration -- Reverse osmosis -- Carbon adsorption -- Ion exchange -- Dissolved air flotation and techniques -- Coagulation, flocculation, and chemical treatment -- Waste topics. "Practical techniques for handling industrial waste and designing treatment facilities Practical Wastewater Treatment is designed as a teaching and training tool for chemical, civil, and environmental engineers. Based on an AIChE training course, developed and taught by the author, this manual equips readers with the skills and knowledge needed to design a wastewater treatment plant and handle various types of industrial wastes. With its emphasis on design issues and practical considerations, the manual enables readers to master treatment techniques for managing a wide range of industrial wastes, including oil, blood and protein, milk, plating, refinery, and phenolic and chemical plant wastes. A key topic presented in the manual is biological modeling for designing wastewater treatment plants."--Publisher's website.