The world is facing a drinking water crisis. Besides continuous population growth, uneven distribution of water resources and periodic droughts have forced scientists to search for new and effective water treatment, remediation and recycling technologies. Therefore, there is a great need for the development of suitable, inexpensive and rapid wastewater treatment and reuse or conservation methods.
Advances in Treatment, Remediation and Recycling
V.K. Gupta, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Imran Ali, Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, India
This title discusses different types of wastewater treatment, remediation and recycling techniques, like adsorption, membrane filtration and reverse osmosis. It also provides guidance for the selection of the appropriate technologies or their combinations for specific applications so that one can select the exact and accurate technology without any problem. The book comprises detailed discussion on the application of various technologies for water treatment, remediation and recycling technologies and provides an update on the development in water treatment, detailed analysis of their features and economic analysis, bridging the current existing information gap. Each chapter is also documented by references and updated citations.
About the Author
Professor Vinod Kumar Gupta is Full Professor in Chemistry and the Indian Insitute of Technology, Roorkee, India. He published more than 290 papers, cited more than 7500 with h index = 51. He is editorial board member for more than 19 international journals.
Dr. Imran is associate professor at the Jamia Millia Islamia University, in Delhi, India. He published more than 200 publications in journal and fouir books, and is on the editorial board of five international Journals. He is life member of the Indian Society of Analytical Scientists.His research work in organo-analytical and environmental chemistry by using HPLC and CE is internationally highly recognized. He is research advisor at the American Biographical Institute Inc. USA.
- Hardcover: 232 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier; 1 edition (December 13, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0444593993
- ISBN-13: 978-0444593993