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Fundamentals of biological wastewater treatment

Author: Udo Wiesmann; In Su Choi; Eva-Maria Dombrowski
Publisher: Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2007.
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This concise introduction to the fundamentals of biological treatment of wastewater describes how to model and integrate biological steps into industrial processes. The book first covers the chemical, physical and biological basics, including wastewater characteristics, microbial metabolism, determining stoichiometric equations for catabolism and anabolism, measurements of mass transfer and respiration rates and the  Read more...
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Wiesmann, Udo.
Fundamentals of biological wastewater treatment.
Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, ©2007
(OCoLC)77256027
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Udo Wiesmann; In Su Choi; Eva-Maria Dombrowski
ISBN: 9783527609574 3527609571 9783527609604 3527609601
OCLC Number: 123897989
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 362 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Preface --
List of Symbols and Abbreviations --
1 Historical Development of Wastewater Collection and Treatment --
1.1 Water Supply and Wastewater Management in Antiquity --
1.2 Water Supply and Wastewater Management in the Medieval Age --
1.3 First Studies in Microbiology --
1.4 Wastewater Management by Direct Discharge into Soil and Bodies of Water --
The First Studies --
1.5 Mineralization of Organics in Rivers, Soils or by Experiment --
A Chemical or Biological Process? --
1.6 Early Biological Wastewater Treatment Processes --
1.7 The Cholera Epidemics --
Were They Caused by Bacteria Living in the Soil or Water? --
1.8 Early Experiments with the Activated Sludge Process --
1.9 Taking Samples and Measuring Pollutants --
1.10 Early Regulations for the Control of Wastewater Discharge --
References --
2 Wastewater Characterization and Regulations --
2.1 Volumetric Wastewater Production and Daily Changes --
2.2 Pollutants --
2.2.1 Survey --
2.2.2 Dissolved Substances --
2.2.3 Colloids --
2.2.4 Suspended Solids --
2.3 Methods for Measuring Dissolved Organic Substances as Total Parameters --
2.3.1 Biochemical Oxygen Demand --
2.3.2 Chemical Oxygen Demand --
2.3.3 Total and Dissolved Organic Carbon --
2.4 Legislation --
2.4.1 Preface --
2.4.2 German Legislation --
2.4.3 EU Guidelines --
References --
3 Microbial Metabolism --
3.1 Some Remarks on the Composition and Morphology of Bacteria (Eubacteria) --
3.2 Proteins and Nucleic Acids --
3.2.1 Proteins --
3.2.2 Nucleic Acids --
3.3 Catabolism and Anabolism --
3.3.1 ADP and ATP --
3.3.2 Transport of Protons --
3.3.3 Catabolism of Using Glucose --
3.3.4 Anabolism --
References --
4 Determination of Stoichiometric Equations for Catabolism and Anabolism --
4.1 Introduction --
4.2 Aerobic Degradation of Organic Substances --
4.2.1 Degradation of Hydrocarbons Without Bacterial Decay --
4.2.2 Mineralization of 2,4-Dinitrophenol --
4.2.3 Degradation of Hydrocarbons with Bacterial Decay --
4.3 Measurement of O(2) Consumption Rate r(O(2), S) and CO(2) Production Rate r(CO(2), S) --
PROBLEM 4.1 --
References --
5 Gas/Liquid Oxygen Transfer and Stripping --
5.1 Transport by Diffusion --
5.2 Mass Transfer Coefficients --
5.2.1 Definition of Specific Mass Transfer Coefficients --
5.2.2 Two Film Theory --
5.3 Measurement of Specific Overall Mass Transfer Coefficients K(L)a --
5.3.1 Absorption of Oxygen During Aeration --
5.3.2 Desorption of Volatile Components During Aeration --
5.4 Oxygen Transfer Rate, Energy Consumption and Efficiency in Large-scale Plants --
5.4.1 Surface Aeration --
5.4.2 Deep Tank Aeration --
5.5 Dimensional Analysis and Transfer of Models --
5.5.1 Introduction --
5.5.2 Power Consumption of a Stirred, Non-aerated Tank --
A Simple Example --
5.5.3 Description of Oxygen Transfer, Power Consumption and Efficiency by Surface Aerators Using Dimensionless Numbers --
5.5.4 Application of Dimensionless Numbers for Surface Aeration --
PROBLEM --
References --
6.
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