Nanotechnology in Water and Waste Water Treatment: Theory and Applications explores the unique physicochemical and surface properties of nanoparticles and highlights the advantages they provide for engineering applications. Applications covered include the generation of fresh water from surface water and seawater, the prevention of the contamination of the environment, and the creation of effective and efficient methods for remediation of polluted waters. Each chapter covers a different nanotechnology-based approach and examines the basic principles, practical applications, recent breakthroughs and associated limitations. This book is ideal for researchers and professionals in the fields of nanotechnology, water treatment and desalination.
In addition, it is also ideal for postgraduate students, industry and government professionals, managers and policymakers.
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Table of Contents
1. Principles and Mechanism of Adsorption for the Effective Treatment of Palm Oil Mill Effluent for Water Reuse 2. Locally Derived Activated Carbon From Domestic, Agricultural and Industrial Wastes for the Treatment of Palm Oil Mill Effluent 3. Nanoparticles as a Powerful Tool for Membrane Pore Size Determination and Mercury Removal 4. Overview of Potential Applications of Nano-Biotechnology in Wastewater and Effluent Treatment 5. Applications of Emerging Nanomaterials for Oily Wastewater Treatment 6. Comparative Impact Assessment of TiO2 and ZnO Nanoparticles to Rocket (Eruca sativa L) Plant 7. Photocatalytic Decolorization of Two Remazol Dyes Using TiO2 Impregnated Pumice Composite as Catalyst 8. Application of Nanomaterials for the Removal of Heavy Metal From Wastewater 9. Application of Nanoparticles for Disinfection and Microbial Control of Water and Wastewater 10. Forward Osmosis (FO) for Removal of Heavy Metals 11. Nanoparticles Enhanced Coagulation of Biologically Digested Leachate 12. Chitosan Nanocomposite Application in Wastewater Treatments 13. Application of Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Removal of Organic Pollutants or Dyes From Wastewater 14. Nanofiltration Membrane Technology Providing Quality Drinking Water 15. Application and Future Prospects of Reverse Osmosis Process 16. Nanoengineered Materials for Water and Wastewater Treatments 17. Nanotechnology Based Solutions for Wastewater Treatment