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Chemical Publishing
Microbiology Of Cooling Water

Microbiology Of Cooling Water

by James W. Mccoy


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ISBN-13: 9780820602530
Publisher: Chemical Publishing
Publication date: 06/30/1980
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter I. Microorganisms in Cooling Water

1. Bacteria
1.1 Classification and Structure
1.2 Metabolism and Growth
2. Algae
2.1 Classification and Structure
2.2 Metabolism and Growth
3. Fungi
3.1 Classification and Structure
3.2 Metabolism and Growth
4. Higher Form

Chapter II. Effects of Microorganisms in Cooling Systems

1. Nutritional Requirements
2. Bacteria
2.1 The Formation of Slime
2.2 Degradation of Cellulose
2.3 Corrosion and Odors
3. Algae
4. Fungi

Chapter III. The Microbial Community

1. Factors Affecting Populations
2. Growth Rates

Chapter IV. The Microbiology of Reclaimed Water

1. The Activated Sludge Process
2. The Rotating Biological Contactor
3. Waste Stabilization Ponds
4. The Biodegradability of Organic Microbicides
5. Biological Oxidation of Phenols in Cooling Systems
6. Treated Effluent as Make-Up for Cooling Systems
7. Concentration Relationships in Recycled Blowdown

Chapter V. The Control of Microorganisms

1. Microbicides and Their Mode of Action
1.1 Oxidizing Agents
1.2 Enzyme Poisons
1.3 Toxicants That Disrupt the Cell and Cytoplasm
1.4 Miscellaneous Microbicides
2. Chemical Structure and Toxicity of Microbicides
2.1 Oxidizing Agents
2.2 Enzyme Poisons
2.3 Toxicants That Attack the Cell Walls
3. Evaluation of Microbicides
4. Factors Affecting the Efficiency of Microbicides
5. Special Considerations
.5.1 Safety Precautions in Handling Microbicides
5.2 Preservation of Wood in Cooling Towers
5.3 Reactions Between Biocides and Water-Treating Chemicals

Chapter VI. Systematic Application of Microbicides

1. The Microbiology of Surfaces
2. Dispersants, Flocculants, and Surfactants
3. Evaluation of Treatments
3.1 Viable Plate Counts
3.2 Membrane Filter Counts
3.3 Direct Counts
3.4 Bioluminescence Counting
3.5 Age of Samples
3.6 Microbiological Analyses
4. Effect of Blowdown Rate on Microorganisms
5. Systematic Dosage and Treatment
5.1 Gaining Microbiological Control
5.2 Routine Treatment with Nonoxidizing Microbicides
5.3 Quantitative Evaluation of Selected Microbicides
5.4 Chlorination
5.5 Flocculant-Surfactant-Chlorine Dioxide Program
6. Effective Application of Recommended Microbicides

Chapter VII. Microorganisms in Contaminated Water

1. Influence of Contaminants on Microbiological Growth
2. Common Contaminants and Their Effects
2.1 Dirt
2.2 Hydrocarbons
2.3 Edible Oils
2.4 Nitrogen Compounds
2.5 Alkanolamines
2.6 Hydrogen Sulfide
2.7 Glycols
3. Specific Treatments for Contaminated Systems
3.1 Petroleum Products
3.2 Mononuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons
3.3 Alkanolamines
3.4 Hydrogen Sulfide
3.5 Ammonia

Chapter VIII. Optical Microscopy

1. Methods
1.1 Wet Slides
1.2 Staining Bacteria
2. Examination and Identification of Fouling Material
2.1 Direct Microscopic Examination
2.2 Examination After Staining
2.3 Plate Counts
2.4 Determination of Total Protein

Chapter IX. Microbiological Analysis

1. Anaerobic Bacteria -- Qualitative Test
2. Viable Plate Count
3. Autotrophic Bacteria Count
4. Fungus Count
5. Evaluation of Toxicants

Chapter X. Chemical Methods of Analysis

1. Determination of Selected Biocides
1.1 Chlorine
1.2 Cationic Surfactants
1.3 Pentachlorophenol
1.4 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole
2. Determination of Alkanolamines and Ammonia
2.1 Alkanolamines
2.2 Ammonia
3. Determination of Protein in Fouling Deposits
4. Assay of Cationic Surfactant Formulations

Appendix I. Glossary of Terms Used in Microbiology Appendix II. Questionnaire for Operators of Cooling Systems Appendix III. Numerical Problems

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