Biological treatment of hazardous wastes

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Wiley, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 401 pages
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This volume covers both the fundamental principles and practical applications of the biological treatment of hazardous wastes. Biotreatment techniques can be used to control and change environmental conditions (oxygen content, chemical composition, temperature, etc.), and to help transform these wastes into acceptable products in a cost-effective manner. The text includes information on hydrogreological, engineering and microbiological fundamentals.

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Introduction to Microbiological Degradation of Aqueous Waste
35
Bioslurry Reactors
69
Membrane Biofilm Reactors
103
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GORDON A. LEWANDOWSKI, D Eng Sci, is Distinguished Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and Environmental Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

LOUIS J. DeFILIPPI, PhD, is an independent consultant with extensive industrial experience in environmental and biotechnology areas. He is based in Palatine, Illinois.

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