Biotechnology: a multi-volume comprehensive treatise, Volume 11

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VCH, Jun 18, 1999 - Science - 614 pages
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The first volume on environmental processes gives a profound overview on the biotechnology of wastewater.
Part I deals with general aspects such as microbial metabolism, biofilms, analytical techniques, threshold values, methods of monitoring and regulations.
Processes of wastewater treatment are presented in Part II: providing a lot of practical information origins and composition of wastewater from municipal, industrial and agricultural sources as well as aerobic and anaerobic processes in different types of reactors are described.

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Contents

Bacterial Metabolism in Wastewater
18
Introduction
19
Nitrogen Removal During Wastewater Treatment
37
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Reed is a professor of history.

Hans-Joachim Jordening gained his chemistry degree in 1984, his doctorate three years later and his lecturing qualification in 2000. He has been at the TU Brunswick since 1987, heading the Department of Microbiology and Wastewater Technology from 1992 to 1997. His research interests include biological methods of wastewater purification, the enzymatic modification of saccharides, and modeling biocatalytic processes.

Josef Winter earned his doctorate in 1974, and was a post-doc at MIT before gaining his lecturing qualification in 1980. He has been Professor of Waste Water Management and head of the Institute of Biology for Biological Engineering and Biotechnology of Wastewater Treatment at the TU Karlsruhe since 1993. His research includes physiology of aerobic and anaerobic degradation, wastewater and waste treatment processes, and soil remediation.

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