The Nalco Water Handbook / Edition 3

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The Landmark Water Use and Conditioning Resource--Fully Updated for the Twenty-First Century

Developed by the world's leading integrated water treatment and process improvement company, The Nalco Water Handbook, Third Edition provides comprehensive guidance on the use and conditioning of water and wastewater in any industrial or institutional facility. Reflecting major advances in technology and the latest regulatory requirements, this thoroughly revised classic covers basic water chemistry and explains how to improve water quality, minimize water usage, and implement more efficient treatment processes.

The Third Edition features new information on wastewater, cooling systems, microbiological control, energy conservation, environmental hygiene, and steam generation problems and prevention. Every essential water treatment topic is covered in this authoritative volume, including:

  • The chemistry of water
  • Water sources
  • Contaminants
  • Impurity removal
  • Steam generation
  • Energy in water systems
  • Wastewater discharge
  • Industrial and municipal use of water
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071548830
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/22/2009
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1280
  • Sales rank: 867,198
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Nalco Company is the world’s leading water treatment and process improvement company.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Sustainable Development

Section 1: Basic Water Chemistry
Chapter 3. Water Resources
Chapter 4. Water Chemistry
Chapter 5. Impurities in Water

Section 2.1: Applications--Impurity Removal
Chapter 6. Raw Water Clarification and Filtration
Chapter 7. Ion Exchange
Chapter 8. Membrane Separation

Section 2.2: Application--Steam Generation
Chapter 9. Boiler Systems
Chapter 10. Oxygen Removal
Chapter 11. Boiler Feedwater Treatment
Chapter 12. Turbines
Chapter 13. Condensate Systems

Section 2.3: Applications--Cooling Water Systems
Chapter 14. Cooling System Dynamics
Chapter 15. Cooling Water Deposition
Chapter 16. Cooling System Corrosion
Chapter 17. Cooling Water Biology
Chapter 18. Legionella and Legionellosis
Chapter 19. Environmental Hygiene for Legionella Control
Chapter 20. Cooling Water Monitoring
Chapter 21. Cooling Water Treatment and Control

Section 2.4: Applications--Waste Water
Chapter 22. Primary Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 23. Secondary Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 24. Tertiary Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 25. Heavy Metal Removal
Chapter 26. Sludge Manipulation
Chapter 27. Emulsion Treatment
Chapter 28. Wet Gas Scrubbers

Section 3: Energy in Water Systems
Chapter 29. Energy Use in Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 30. Energy in Cooling Systems
Chapter 31. Energy in Steam Systems

Section 4: Industries
Chapter 32. The Paper Industry
Chapter 33. The Power Industry
Chapter 34. The Chemical Industry
Chapter 35. The Petroleum Industry
Chapter 36. The Aluminum Industry
Chapter 37. The Steel Industry
Chapter 38. The Coal and Synfuels Industry
Chapter 39. The Institutional and Commercial Industries
Chapter 40. The Food and Beverage Industry
Chapter 41. Municipal Systems

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