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Use of Adsorbents for the Removal of Pollutants from Wastewater

Edited By: Gordon McKay

186 pages, Figs, tabs

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #54000 | ISBN: 0849369207
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Use of Adsorbents for the Removal of Pollutants from Wastewater describes the most commonly occurring industrial effluents, and presents direct means and methodologies for treating them. In addition to its excellent introduction to pollutants, this book contains all of the basics you need for understanding the characteristics and applications of adsorbent materials. With this book, you can choose from a wide variety of traditional and novel adsorbents, including alternative, relatively inexpensive adsorbents.


Introduction to Adsorption, B. Al Duri Definition and Applications Adsorption in Water Treatment Criteria for Adsorption as a Separation Process The Mechanism of Adsorption Fundamentals of Adsorber Design Legislation for the Control of Discharges to the Aquatic Environment, T.F. Zabel Introduction European Community Legislation United Kingdom Germany United States of America Japan Industrial Pollutants, G. McKay Pollutants Inorganic Pollutants Organic Pollutants Effluents and Economics Characterisation of Adsorbents, M. Brady and G. McKay Introduction Total Surface Area Porosity Attrition Resistance Ball Pan Hardness Density Electron Microscopy Physico-Chemical Characterisation Moisture Chemical Characterisation Activated Carbons Properties of Adsorbents as Quoted from Various Sources Adsorption Modelling and Mass Transfer, B. Al Duri Introduction Equilibrium Description Modelling for Adsorption Kinetics Multicomponent Adsorption Adsorbent Regeneration, G. McKay Introduction Regeneration Systems Alternative Adsorbent Disposal Types of Adsorbent Materials, S.J. Allen Introduction Activated Carbon Peat Lignite Molecular Sieves Silica Gel Activated Alumina Woodmeal Bagasse Pith Chitin Other Adsorbents Design of Adsorption Contacting Systems, G. McKay Introduction Batch Adsorption Fixed Bed Adsorption Pulsed Beds Steady State Moving Beds Fluidised Beds Moving Mat Filter Golf Green Type Filter Bed Powdered Activated Carbon Treatment (PACT) Index Each chapter includes a list of references

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