ISBN 9781259002885,Enviornmental Biotechnology: Principles And Applications

Enviornmental Biotechnology: Principles And Applications



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781259002885

ISBN-10 1259002888


Number of Pages 768 Pages
Language (English)


Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications is the essential tool for understanding and designing microbiological processes used for environmental protection and improvement. The book lays a foundation in microbiology and engineering principles and provides comprehensive coverage of all the major environmental applications, from traditional ones like activated sludge and anaerobic digestion to emerging applications like detoxification of hazardous chemical and biofiltration of drinking water. Table of Contents Chapter 1 Basics of Microbiology Chapter 2 Stoichiometry and Bacterial Energetics Chapter 3 Microbial Kinetics Chapter 4 Biofilm Kinetics Chapter 5 Reactors Chapter 6 The Activated Sludge Process Chapter 7 Lagoons Chapter 8 Aerobic Biofilm Process Chapter 9 Nitrification Chapter 10 Denitrification Chapter 11 Phosphorus Removal Chapter 12 Drinking - Water Treatment Chapter 13 Anaerobic Treatment by Methanogenesis Chapter 14 Detoxification of Hazardous Chemicals Chapter 15 Bioremediation Appendix A: Free Energies of Formation for Various Chemical Appendix B: Normalized Surface-Loading Curves