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Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies

Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies

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Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies

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Length:
564 pages
13 hours
Released:
Dec 17, 2001
ISBN:
9780080523842
Format:
Book

Description

This Handbook is an authoritative reference for process and plant engineers, water treatment plant operators and environmental consultants. Practical information is provided for application to the treatment of drinking water and to industrial and municipal wastewater. The author presents material for those concerned with meeting government regulations, reducing or avoiding fines for violations, and making cost-effective decisions while producing a high quality of water via physical, chemical, and thermal techniques.

Included in the texts are sidebar discussions, questions for thinking and discussing, recommended resources for the reader, and a comprehensive glossary.

Two companion books by Cheremisinoff are available:
Handbook of Air Pollution Control Technologies, and Handbook of Solid Waste Management and Waste Minimization Technologies.

* Covers the treatment of drinking water as well as industrial and municipal wastewater
* Cost-efficiency considerations are incorporated in the discussion of methodologies
* Provides practical and broad-based information in one comprehensive source
Released:
Dec 17, 2001
ISBN:
9780080523842
Format:
Book

About the author

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Ph.D. (Ch.E.) is Director of Clean Technologies and Pollution Prevention Projects at PERI (Princeton Energy Resources International, LLC, Rockville, MD). He has led hundreds of pollution prevention audits and demonstrations; training programs on modern process design practices and plant safety; environmental management and product quality programs; and site assessments and remediation plans for both public and private sector clients throughout the world. He frequently serves as expert witness on personal injury and third-party property damage litigations arising from environmental catastrophes. Dr. Cheremisinoff has contributed extensively to the literature of environmental and chemical engineering as author, co-author, or editor of 150 technical reference books, including Butterworth-Heinemann’s Handbook of Chemical Processing Equipment, and Green Profits. He holds advanced degrees in chemical engineering from Clarkson College of Technology."


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