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Wastewater Treatment: Biological and Chemical Processes

Series: Environmental Engineering (Springer Subseries)

By: M Henze, P Harremoes, J Cour Jansen and E Arvin

430 pages, B/w photos, 193 figs, 88 tabs


Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 3 | #132935 | ISBN: 3540422285
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NHBS Price: £163.00 $198/€181 approx

About this book

This book gives a most detailed presentation of the theories behind modern wastewater treatment processes. It presents an up-to-date description of wastewater characteristics and the theories of biological processes and their modelling. The quantitative information density is unique due to the numerous tables, figures and examples.The book is primarily intended for graduate and PhD students, but owing to the abundant quantitative information it is also valuable for consulting engineers and other professionals who deal with wastewater treatment. The book has an extensive Table of Contents and list of symbols, which makes it useful as a handbook.


From the contents: Wastewater, Volumes and Composition.- Characterization of Wastewater and Biomass.- Basic Biological Processes.- Activated Sludge Treatment Plants.- Biofilters.-Treatment Plants for Nitrification.- Treatment Plants for Denitrification.- Plants for Biological Phosphorus Removal.- Hydrolysis/fermentation and Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment.- Treatment Plants for Phosphorus Removal from Wastewater.- Model features, calibration and application.

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