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Main Title Handbook of water and wastewater treatment plant operations /
Author Spellman, Frank R.
Publisher CRC Press/Taylor & Francis,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 226304825
ISBN 9781420075304 (alk. paper); 1420075306 (alk. paper)
Subjects Water treatment plants--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Sewage disposal plants--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Water--Purification--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Sewage--Purification--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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ELBM  TD434.S64 2009 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/08/2010
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xxxix, 826 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes pt. I. Water and wastewater operations : an overview -- 1. Current issues in water and wastewater treatment operations -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. The paradigm shift -- 1.3. Multiple-barrier concept -- 1.4. Management problems facing water and wastewater operations -- 1.5. Water : the new oil? -- 1.6. Technical management vs. professional management -- Chapter review questions -- Thought-provoking question -- References and suggested reading -- 2. Water/wastewater operators -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Setting the record straight -- 2.3. The computer-literate Jack or Jill -- 2.4. Plant operators as emergency responders -- 2.5. Operator duties, numbers, and working conditions -- 2.6. Operator certification and licensure -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 3. Upgrading security -- 3.1. Introduction -- 3.2. Consequences of 9/11 -- 3.3. Security hardware/devices -- 3.4. SCADA -- The bottom line on security -- Chapter review question -- References and suggested reading -- 4. Water/wastewater references, models, and terminology -- 4.1. Setting the stage -- 4.2. Treatment process models -- 4.3. Key terms used in water and wastewater operations -- Chapter review question -- References and suggested reading -- pt. II. Water/wastewater operations : math and technical aspects -- 5. Water/wastewater math operations -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Calculation steps -- 5.3. Equivalents, formulae, and symbols -- 5.4. Basic water/wastewater math operations -- 5.5. Applied math operations -- 5.6. Water math concepts -- 5.7. Wastewater math concepts -- 5.8. Water/wastewater laboratory calculations -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 6. Blueprint reading -- 6.1. Blueprints : the universal language -- 6.2. Units of measurement -- 6.3. Alphabet of lines -- 6.4. Dimensions and shop notes -- 6.5. Machine drawings -- 6.6. Sheet metal drawings -- 6.7. Hydraulic and pneumatic drawings -- 6.8. Welding blueprints and symbols -- 6.9. Electrical drawings -- 6.10. AC&R drawings -- 6.11. Schematics and symbols -- 6.12. Electrical schematics -- 6.13. General piping systems and system schematics -- 6.14. Hydraulic and pneumatic system schematic symbols -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 7. Water hydraulics -- 7.1. What is water hydraulics? -- 7.2. Basic concepts -- 7.3. Density and specific gravity -- 7.4. Force and pressure -- 7.5. Head -- 7.6. Flow and discharge rates : water in motion -- 7.7. Piezometric surface and Bernoulli's theorem -- 7.8. Well and wet-well hydraulics -- 7.9. Friction head loss -- 7.10. Basic piping hydraulics -- 7.11. Open-channel flow -- 7.12. Flow measurement -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 8. Fundamentals of electricity -- 8.1. Nature of electricity -- 8.2. The structure of matter -- 8.3. Conductors, semiconductors, and insulators -- 8.4. Static electricity -- 8.5. Magnetism -- 8.6. Difference in potential -- 8.7. Current -- 8.8. Resistance -- 8.9. Battery-supplied electricity -- 8.10. Simple electrical circuit -- 8.11. Ohm's law -- 8.12. Electrical power -- 8.13. Electrical energy (kilowatt-hours) -- 8.14. Series DC circuit characteristics -- 8.15. Ground -- 8.16. Open and short circuits -- 8.17. Parallel DC circuits -- 8.18. Series-parallel circuits -- 8.19. Conductors -- 8.20. Electromagnetism -- 8.21. AC theory -- 8.22. Inductance -- 8.23. Practical electrical applications -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 9. Hydraulic machines : pumps -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. Basic pumping calculations -- 9.3. Centrifugal pumps -- 9.4. Positive-displacement pumps -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 10. Water/wastewater conveyance -- 10.1. Delivering the lifeblood of civilization -- 10.2. Conveyance systems -- 10.3. Definitions -- 10.4. Fluids vs. liquids -- 10.5. Maintaining fluid flow in piping systems -- 10.6. Piping system accessories -- 10.7. Piping systems : temperature effects and insulation -- 10.8. Metallic piping -- 10.9. Nonmetallic piping -- 10.10. Tubing -- 10.11. Industrial hoses -- 10.12. Pipe and tube fittings -- 10.13. Valves -- 10.14. Piping systems : protective devices -- 10.15. Piping ancillaries -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- pt. III. Characteristics of water -- 11. Basic water chemistry -- 11.1. Chemistry concepts and definitions -- 11.2. Chemistry fundamentals -- 11.3. Water solutions -- 11.4. Water constituents -- 11.5. Common water measurements -- 11.6. Water treatment chemicals -- 11.7. Drinking water parameters : chemical -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 12. Water microbiology -- 12.1. Introduction -- 12.2. Microbiology : what is it? -- 12.3. Water/wastewater microorganisms -- 12.4. Key terms -- 12.5. Microorganism classification and differentiation -- 12.6. The cell -- 12.7. Bacteria -- 12.8. Protozoa -- 12.9. Microscopic crustaceans -- 12.10. Viruses -- 12.11. Algae -- 12.12. Fungi -- 12.13. Nematodes and flatworms -- 12.14. Water treatment and microbiological processes -- 12.15. Wastewater treatment and biological processes -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 13. Water ecology -- 13.1. Introduction -- 13.2. What is ecology? -- 13.3. Why is ecology important? -- 13.4. Why study ecology? -- 13.5. History of ecology-- 13.6. Levels of organization -- 13.7. Ecosystems -- 13.8. Energy flow in the ecosystem -- 13.9. Food chain efficiency -- 13.10. Ecological pyramids -- 13.11. Productivity -- 13.12. Population ecology -- 13.13. Stream genesis and structure -- 13.14. Benthic life -- 13.15. Benthic plants and animals -- 13.16. Benthic macroinvertebrates -- 13.17. Typical Benthic macroinvertebrates in running waters -- Summary of key terms -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 14. Water quality -- 14.1. Introduction -- 14.2. The water cycle -- 14.3. Water quality standards -- 14.4. Water quality characteristics of water and wastewater -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 15. Biomonitoring, monitoring, sampling, and testing -- 15.1. What is biomonitoring? -- 15.2. Periphyton protocols -- 15.3. Fish protocols -- 15.4. Macroinvertebrate protocols -- 15.5. Biological sampling in streams -- 15.6. Drinking water quality monitoring -- 15.7. General preparation and sampling considerations -- 15.8. Test methods for drinking water and wastewater -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- pt. IV. Water and water treatment -- 16. Potable water source -- 16.1. Introduction -- 16.2. Hydrologic cycle -- 16.3. Sources of water -- 16.4. Surface water -- 16.5. Groundwater -- 16.6. Groundwater under the direct influence of surface water -- 16.7. Surface water quality and treatment requirements -- 16.8. Public water system quality requirements -- 16.9. Well systems -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 17. Watershed protection -- 17.1. Introduction -- 17.2. Current issues in water management -- 17.3. What is a watershed? -- 17.4. Watershed protection and regulations -- 17.5. A watershed protection plan -- 17.6. Reservoir management practices -- 17.7. Watershed management practices -- 17.8. Eight tools of watershed protection -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- 18. Water treatment operations -- 18.1. Introduction -- 18.2. Waterworks operators -- 18.3. Purpose of water treatment -- 18.4. Stages of water treatment -- 18.5. Pretreatment -- 18.6. Coagulation -- 18.7. Flocculation -- 18.8. Sedimentation -- 18.9. Filtration -- 18.10. Disinfection -- 18.11. Arsenic removal from drinking water -- 18.12. Who is ultimately responsible for drinking water quality? -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- pt. V. Wastewater and wastewater treatment -- 19. Wastewater treatment operations -- 19.1. Wastewater operators -- 19.2. Wastewater terminology and definitions -- 19.3. Measuring plant performance -- 19.4. Wastewater sources and characteristics -- 19.5. Wastewater collection systems -- 19.6. Preliminary treatment -- 19.7. Primary treatment (sedimentation) -- 19.8. Secondary treatment -- 19.9. Activated sludge -- 19.10. Disinfection of wastewater -- 19.11. Advanced wastewater treatment -- 19.12. Solids (sludge/biosolids) handling -- 19.13. Permits, records, and reports -- Chapter review questions -- References and suggested reading -- Appendix A. Answers to chapter review questions -- Appendix B. Formulae -- Index.
Place Published Boca Raton
PUB Date Free Form c2009
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2008018725
Merged OCLC records 221164412
OCLC Time Stamp 20100301125229
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 10633cam 22005534a 45020