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Biological Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

By: Gordon A Lewandoski and Louis J DeFilippi

401 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, 2 SEMs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #69200 | ISBN: 0471048615
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Both the fundamental principles and practical applications of the biological treatment of hazardous wastes are covered in this volume.


Suspended--Biomass and Fixed--Film Reactors (P. Armenante). Introduction to Microbiological Degradation of Aqueous Waste and Its Application Using a Fixed--Film Reactor (L. DeFilippi & F. Lupton). Bioslurry Reactors (C. Christodoulatos & A. Koutsospyros). Membrane Biofilm Reactors (P. Wilderer, et al.). Biofiltration of VOC Vapors (B.Baltzis). Impact of Biokinetics and Population Dynamics on Engineering Analysis of Biodegradation of Hazardous Wastes (B. Baltzis & G. Lewandowski). Hydrogeologic Factors Affecting Biodegradation Processes (K. Barr) Assessment of the Potential for Clogging and Its Mitigation During In--Situ Bioremediation (P. Jaffe & S. Taylor). Design Considerations for In--Situ Remediation of Organic Contaminants (E. Bouwer, et al.). Pentachlorophenol Biodegradation: Laboratory and Field Studies (C. Litchfield & M. Rao). Natural Restoration of PCB--Contaminated Hudson River Sediments (F. Mondello, et al.). Microbes in the Muck: A Look into the Anaerobic World (D. Kafkewitz & M. Togna). Composting (J. Hogan). Index.

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GORDON A. LEWANDOWSKI, D Eng Sci, is Distinguished Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Environmental Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. LOUIS J. DeFILIPPI, PhD, is an independent consultant with extensive industrial experience in environmental and biotechnology areas. He is based in Palatine, Illinois.

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