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Editors: Nikolaj Gertsen and Linus Sønderby
Book Description:
Water purification is the process of removing undesirable chemical and biological contaminants from raw water. The goal is to produce water fit for a specific purpose. Most water is purified for human consumption (drinking water) but water purification may also be designed for a variety of other purposes, including to meet the requirements of medical, pharmacology, chemical and industrial applications. In general, the methods used include physical process such as filtration and sedimentation, biological processes such as slow sand filters or activated sludge, chemical process such as flocculation and chlorination and the use of electromagnetic radiation such as ultraviolet light. The purification process of water may reduce the concentration of particulate matter including suspended particles, parasites, bacteria, algae, viruses, fungi; and a range of dissolved and particulate material derived from the minerals that water may have made contacted after falling as rain. This new book gathers the latest research from around the globe in this field.


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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Advanced Technologies Based on Ozonation for Water Treatment, pp.1-54
(Leonardo Morais Da Silva, Débora Vilela Franco, Ismael Carneiro Gonçalves and Lindomar Gomes de Sousa, Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri’s Valley – UFVJM, Diamantina, Brazil)

Chapter 2. Paradigm Shift from a Clean Ocean to a Bountiful Ocean -An Essential Vision Revealed by Ecological Modeling of “Tidal Flats - Central Bay Area Coupling” and “Benthic-Pelagic Ecosystem Coupling” , pp.55-136
(Akio Sohma, Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy, Div. Mizuho Info and Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan)

Chapter 3. Bank Filtration of Rivers and Lakes to Improve the Raw Water Quality for Drinking Water Supply, pp.137-171
(Günter Gunkel & Anja Hoffmann, Berlin University of Technology, Dept. Water Quality Control, Berlin, Germany)

Chapter 4. Chitosan for Pesticide Control on Environmental Protection and Water Purification, pp.171-202
(Cristóbal Lárez Velásquez & Enrique Millán Barrios, Departamento de Química, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Los Andes, Merida, Venezuela)

Chapter 5. Silica-Supported CdS-sensitized TiO2 Particles in Photo-Driven Water Purification: Assessment of Efficiency, Stability and Recovery Future Perspectives, pp.203-226
(Ahed H. Zyoud and Hikmat S. Hilal, Department of Chemistry, Najah N. University, Nablus, West Bank, Palestine)

Chapter 6. Photo-Degradation of Methyl Orange with Direct Solar Light using ZnO and Activated Carbon-Supported ZnO, pp.227-246
(Hikmat S. Hilal, Ghazi Y. M. Nour and Ahed Zyoud, Department of Chemistry, An-Najah N. University, Nablus, West Bank, Palestine)

Chapter 7. Water Purification using Compression and Absorption Heat Pumps, pp.247-274
(J. Siqueiros, A. Huicochea and J. A. Hernández, Centro de Investigación en Ingeniería y Ciencias Aplicadas - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, México)

Chapter 8. Why Vapor Pressure of a Volatile Liquid Decreases by Addition of Solutes: A New Qualitative Model, pp.275-284
(Hikmat S. Hilal and Ali Cheknane, Department of Chemistry, An-Najah N. University, Nablus, West Bank, Palestine, and others)

Chapter 9. The Biotechnology of the Phased Drinking Water Purification in the Conditions of Astrakhan Region, pp.285-288
(L.T. Sukhenko; Astrakhan State University, Astrakhan)*

Chapter 10. Additional Purification of Water Bodies and Waste Waters with Consorciums of Aquatic Plants Containing Microorganisms, pp.289-298
(Gogotov I.N., Institute of Basic Biological Problems RAS)*

Index

   Series:
      Air, Water and Soil Pollution Science and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 10 300pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-599-2
   Status: AV
  
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