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Flotation Technology : Volume 12

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The past 30 years have seen the emergence of a growing desire worldwide that positive actions be taken to restore and protect the environment from the degrading effects of all forms of pollution - air, water, soil, and noise. Since pollution is a direct or indirect consequence of waste, the seemingly idealistic demand for "zero discharge" can be construed as an unreal- tic demand for zero waste. However, as long as waste continues to exist, we can only attempt to abate the subsequent pollution by converting it to a less noxious form. Three major questions usually arise when a particular type of pollution has been identi?ed: (1) How serious is the pollution? (2) Is the technology to abate it available? and (3) Do the costs of abatement justify the degree of abatement achieved? This book is one of the volumes of the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series. The principal intention of this series is to help readers formulate answers to the last two questions above. The traditional approach of applying tried-and-true solutions to speci?c pollution p- blems has been a major contributing factor to the success of environmental engineering and has accounted in large measure for the establishment of a "methodology of pollution control. " However, the realization of the ever-increasing complexity and interrelated nature of current environmental problems renders it imperative that intelligent planning of pollution abatement systems be undertaken.show more

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  • Hardback | 680 pages
  • 185.42 x 256.54 x 45.72mm | 1,406.13g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2010 ed.
  • 216 Tables, black and white; XXI, 680 p. 193 illus.
  • 1588294943
  • 9781588294944

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The Handbook of Environmental Engineering series is an incredible collection of methodologies that study the effects of pollution and waste in their three basic forms: gas, solid, and liquid. This exciting new addition to the series, Volume 12: Flotation Technology, has been designed to serve as both a basic flotation textbook and a comprehensive reference book. An indispensable guide for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, designers of water and wastewater treatment systems, scientists, and researchers, this volume is essential for all readers who are interested in the specialized investigation of the theory and practice of various wastewater systems. A critical volume in the Handbook of Environmental Engineering series, chapters employ methods of practical design and calculation illustrated by numerical examples, include pertinent cost data whenever possible, and explore in great detail the fundamental principles of the field. Volume 12: Flotation Technology, provides information on some of the most innovative and ground-breaking advances in the field today from a panel of esteemed experts. Coverage of the principles of air flotation technology and the fundamentals of water and wastewater flotation and lake restoration. Emphasis on industry standards, trends in the field, full-scale operation and laboratory simulation of air flotation processes. Examples of actual operating water and wastewater treatment plants based on air flotation Reference of practical use to scientists, researchers, educators and designers of water and wastewater treatment systems. Contents: Principles of Air Flotation Technology. Gas Dissolution, Release, and Bubble Formation. Separation of Oil From Wastewater. Fundamentals of Wastewater Flotation. Electroflotation. Electrocoagulation-flotation. Treatment of Paper Mill Whitewater. Recycling and Recovery of Raw Materials. Ozone-oxygen Oxidation Flotation, Wastewater Renovation by Flotation. Flotation-Filtration System for Wastewater Reuse. Algae Removal by Flotation. Completely Closed Water Systems in Paper Mills. Lake Restoration Using DAF. Jiminy Peak, Hancock, Massachusetts Wastewater Treatment Plant. Pittsfield, Massachusetts Water Treatment System. Pretreatment of Meat Processing Waste. Treatment of Seafood Processing Wastewater. Laboratory Simulation of Air Flotation Processes. Appendix. Index.show more

Table of contents

FLOTATION TECHNOLOGY TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE CONTRIBUTORS PRINCIPLES OF AIR FLOTATION TECHNOLOGY Nazih K. Shammas and Gary F. Bannett GAS DISSOLUTION, RELEASE AND BUBBLE FORMATION IN FLOTATION SYSTEMS Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, William A. Selke, and Donald B. Aulenbach SEPARATION OF OIL FROM WASTEWATER BY AIR FLOTATION Gary F. Bannett and Nazih K. Shammas FUNDAMENTALS OF WASTEWATER FLOTATION Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang and Herman H. Hahn ELECTROFLOTATION Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas and Betty C. Wu WASTEWATER TREATMENT BY ELECTROCOAGULATION-FLOTATION Nazih K. Shammas, Alain Grasmick and M.F. Pouet TREATMENT OF PAPER MILL WHITEWATER, RECYCLING AND RECOVERY OF RAW MATERIALS Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang and Mark Landin OZONE-OXYGEN OXIDATION FLOTATION Lawrence K. Wang and Nazih K. Shammas WASTEWATER RENOVATION BY FLOTATION Nazih K. Shammas FLOTATION-FILTRATION SYSTEM FOR WASTEWATER REUSE Nazih K. Shammas ALGAE REMOVAL BY FLOTATION Donald B. Aulenbach, Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang and Rodney C. Marvin COMPLETELY CLOSED WATER SYSTEMS IN PAPER MILLS Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang and William A, Selke LAKE RESTORATION USING DAF Donald B. Aulenbach, Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang and R. Derrick I. Kittler JIMINY PEAK, HANCOCK, MASSACHUSETTS WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT: THE FIRST RBC-DAF-UV WWTP IN US Lawrence K. Wang, Donald B. Aulenbach and James P. Van Dyke PITTSFIELD WATER TREATMENT PLANT: ONCE THE WORLD'S LARGEST FLOTATION- FILTRATION PLANT Lawrence K. Wang, Nazih K. Shammas, Donald B. Aulenbach, William A. Selke and Daniel B. Guss PRETREATMENT OF MEAT PROCESSING WASTE Nazih K. Shammas, Jaceck Wasowski, Lawrence K. Wang and William A. Selke TREATMENT OF SEAFOOD PROCESSING WASTEWATER Lawrence K. Wang, Donald B. Aulenbach and Nazih K. Shammas LABORATORY SIMULATION AND TESTING OF AIR FLOTATION AND ASSOCIATED PROCESSES Nazih K. Shammas, Lawrence K. Wang, William A. Selke, and Donald B. Aulenbach Appendix: CONVERSION FACTORS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERSshow more