Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment

by Ferhan Cecen, Ozgur Aktas

Activated Carbon for Water and Wastewater Treatment Integration of Adsorption and Biological Treatment Synopsis

This monograph provides comprehensive coverage of technologies which integrate adsorption and biological processes in water and wastewater treatment. The authors provide both an introduction to the topic as well as a detailed discussion of theoretical and practical considerations. After a review of the basics involved in the chemistry, biology and technology of integrated adsorption and biological removal, they discuss the setup of pilot- and full-scale treatment facilities, covering powdered as well as granular activated carbon. They elucidate the factors that influence the successful operation of integrated systems. Their discussion on integrated systems expands from the effects of environmental to the removal of various pollutants, to regeneration of activated carbon, and to the analysis of such systems in mathematical terms. The authors conclude with a look at future needs for research and develoment. A truly valuable resource for environmental engineers, environmental and water chemists, as well as professionals working in water and wastewater treatment.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783527324712
Publication date: 21st September 2011
Author: Ferhan Cecen, Ozgur Aktas
Publisher: Blackwell Verlag GmbH an imprint of Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 406 pages
Categories: Organic chemistry, Waste treatment & disposal,

About Ferhan Cecen, Ozgur Aktas

Ferhan Cecen is currently a professor at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, Bogazici University in Istanbul, where she received a B.Sc.degree in chemical engineering. She gained her M.Sc .and Ph.D. degrees in environmental engineering from Istanbul Technical University. She has published extensively on the nitrification, denitrification, biological and advanced treatment of industrial wastewaters, adsorption of pollutants from water and wastewater, as well as on the biodegradation of hazardous pollutants, and the impact of heavy metals and organochlorine compounds on activated sludge and biofilm systems. Over the past decade, her research has focused on the integration of ...

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