Removal of Nitrogen Compounds from Wastewater

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An overview of the wide spectrum of nitrogen removal processes currently available. Part A gives a brief outline of nitrogen pollution sources, the global nitrogen cycle, and the treatment methods. Part B presents details of all biological methods for nitrogen removal, and part C describes the physico-chemical nitrogen removal methods. Design examples relating to parts B and C are given in appendices. Design equations are given, but more emphasis is placed on the profound understanding of the biological and chemical processes and the basic factors that influence these processes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Nitrogen Compounds as Pollutants 3
Ch. 2 Biological Nitrification and Denitrification 43
Ch. 3 Process Chemistry and Biochemistry of Nitrification 55
Ch. 4 Process Chemistry and Biochemistry of Denitrification 119
Ch. 5 Attached Growth Reactors 153
Ch. 6 Suspended-Culture Reactors 235
Ch. 7 Air Stripping 261
Ch. 8 Breakpoint-Chlorination 295
Ch. 9 Ion-Exchange 305
Ch. 10 Membrane Processes 337
Ch. 11 Precipitation 355
App. Determination of Kinetic Coefficients for Activated Sludge Processes 393
App. Design Examples for: The Stripping Column 401
App. Design Examples for: The Ion Exchange Column 403
App. Design Examples for: The Reverse Osmosis Unit 407
App. Design Examples for: The Sedimentation Tank 409
References 413
Index 439
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