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Handbook of Natural Zeolites

  • ID: 2317373
  • Book
  • January 2012
  • Bentham Science Publishers Ltd
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Handbook of Natural Zeolites provides a comprehensive and updated summary of all important aspects of natural zeolites science and technology. The e-book contains four sections covering the relevant scientific background, established technologies, recent discoveries and future perspectives. All 28 chapters in this handbook are presented by highly respected scientists and leaders in natural zeolites science and include extensive references. The text in this e-book is supported by excellent figures and tables. As a result, novices and established scientists alike will find this comprehensive volume a great resource for years to come.
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Foreword i
Preface ii
List of Contributors iv
CHAPTERS
Part I: INTRODUCTION
1. General Introduction 3
Maria D. Loizidou and Vassilis J. Inglezakis
2. Natural Zeolites Markets and Strategic Considerations 11
Fernando Borsatto and Vassilis J. Inglezakis
Part II: PROPERTIES AND CHEMISTRY
3. Zeolite Formation and Deposits 28
Ioannis Marantos, George E. Christidis and Mihaela Ulmanu
4. Mineralogy of Natural Zeolites 52
Mihaela Ulmanu
5. Physical and Chemical Properties 70
Ulmanu Mihaela and Ildiko Anger
6. Catalytic Properties of Zeolites 103
Costas N. Costa, Petros G. Savva and Antonis A. Zorpas
7. Natural Zeolites Structure and Porosity 133
Vassilis J. Inglezakis and Antonis A. Zorpas
8. Sorption Hysteresis in Zeolites 147
Mohsen Hamidpour, Hossein Shariatmadari and Mahmoud Kalbasi
9. Modified Zeolites
(a) Pretreatment of Natural Zeolites by Use of Inorganic Salts 156
Vassilis J. Inglezakis
(b) Zeolites Modified with Organic Agents 166
Kathryn A. Mumford, Meenakshi Arora, Jilska M. Perera and
Geoffrey W. Stevens
(c) Modification of Natural Zeolites for Catalytic Applications 185
Claudia Cobzaru
Part III: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS, CURRENT RESEARCH
EDGE AND FIELDS
10. Environmental Applications of Natural Zeolites 214
Hossein Kazemian
11. Uses of Natural Zeolites in Operations Involving Organic Gases
and Vapors 238
Kyriakos Elaiopoulos
12. Contribution of Zeolites in Sewage Sludge Composting 288
Antonis A. Zorpas
13. Natural Zeolites in Medicine 317
Marinos A. Stylianou
14. Utilization of Natural Zeolites in Catalysis of C-C Bond
Formation Processes 335
Claudia Cobzaru
15. Uses in Solar Energy Production and Heat Pumps 369
Ulmanu Mihaela and Ildiko Anger
16. Natural Zeolites in Space Applications and Occurrence in
Extraterrestrial Environments 399
Vassilis J. Inglezakis
17. Use of Zeolites for Improved Nutrient Recovery from Decentralized
Domestic Wastewater 410
Zsófia Ganrot
18. An Update of Zeolitic and Other Traditional Adsorption and Ion
Exchange Materials in Water Cleanup Processes 436
Eva Chmielewská
19. About Mathematical Modeling and Calculation of Dynamic Ion-
Exchange Processes on Natural Zeolites 453
Valentina A. Nikashina
Part IV: COMMERCIAL-SCALE USES AND APPLICATIONS
20. Environmental Applications of Natural Zeolites 473
Hossein Kazemian, Kadir Gedik and Ipek Imamoglu
21. Sustainable Use of Natural Zeolites in the Treatment of Waste 509
Ipek Imamoglu and Kadir Gedik
22. Zeolites in Soil Remediation Processes 519
Maria K. Doula, Victor A. Kavvadias and Kyriakos Elaiopoulos
23. Utilisation of Natural Zeolite for Air Separation and Pollution
Control 569
Shaobin Wang
24. Zeoponic Systems 588
Mohsen Hamidpour, Hossein Shariatmadari and Mohsen Soleimani
25. Zeolites in Food Processing Industries 601
Constantina Tzia and Antonis A. Zorpas
26. Applications in Construction Industry 652
Mihaela Ulmanu
27. Use of Natural Zeolite as Pozzolanic Material in Cement and
Concrete Composites 665
Mohammad Shekarchi, Babak Ahmadi and Meysam Najimi
28. Energy-Saving, High-Efficient Nutrient Recovery from Household
Wastewater Using Struvite Precipitation and Zeolite Adsorption
Techniques 695
Zsófia Ganrot
Index 706
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Editors: Dr Vassilis J. Inglezakis and Dr Antonis A. Zorpas
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