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Industrial waste treatment handbook [electronic resource] / Woodard & Currant, Inc.

Contributor(s): Woodard, Frank, 1939-. Industrial waste treatment handbook | Woodard & Curran, Inc.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, c2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 518 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0750679638 (alk. paper); 9780750679633 (alk. paper); 0080459862 (electronic bk.); 9780080459868 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Factory and trade waste -- Management -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Sewage -- Purification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Industries -- Environmental aspects | Pollution prevention | D�echets industriels -- Gestion -- Guides, manuels, etc | Eaux us�ees -- �Epuration -- Guides, manuels, etc | Industrie -- Aspect de l'environnement | Pollution -- Pr�evention | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Waste ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Industrial waste treatment handbook.DDC classification: 628.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Evaluating and selecting industrial waste treatment systems -- Fundamentals -- Laws and regulations -- Pollution prevention -- Waste characterization -- Industrial stormwater management -- Methods for treating wastewaters from industry -- Treatment of air discharges from industry -- Solid waste treatment and disposal -- Wastes from industries (case studies).
Summary: Industrial Waste Treatment Handbook provides the most reliable methodology for identifying which waste types are produced from particular industrial processes and how they can be treated. There is a thorough explanation of the fundamental mechanisms by which pollutants become dissolved or become suspended in water or air. Building on this knowledge, the reader will learn how different treatment processes work, how they can be optimized, and the most efficient method for selecting candidate treatment processes. Utilizing the most up-to-date examples from recent work at one of the leading environmental and science consulting firms, this book also illustrates approaches to solve various environmental quality problems and the step-by-step design of facilities. * Practical applications to assist with the selection of appropriate treatment technology for target pollutants. * Includes case studies based on current work by experts in waste treatment, disposal, management, environmental law and data management. * Provides glossary and table of acronyms for easy reference.
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Rev. ed. of: Industrial waste treatment handbook / Frank Woodard. Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2001.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on print version record.

Evaluating and selecting industrial waste treatment systems -- Fundamentals -- Laws and regulations -- Pollution prevention -- Waste characterization -- Industrial stormwater management -- Methods for treating wastewaters from industry -- Treatment of air discharges from industry -- Solid waste treatment and disposal -- Wastes from industries (case studies).

Industrial Waste Treatment Handbook provides the most reliable methodology for identifying which waste types are produced from particular industrial processes and how they can be treated. There is a thorough explanation of the fundamental mechanisms by which pollutants become dissolved or become suspended in water or air. Building on this knowledge, the reader will learn how different treatment processes work, how they can be optimized, and the most efficient method for selecting candidate treatment processes. Utilizing the most up-to-date examples from recent work at one of the leading environmental and science consulting firms, this book also illustrates approaches to solve various environmental quality problems and the step-by-step design of facilities. * Practical applications to assist with the selection of appropriate treatment technology for target pollutants. * Includes case studies based on current work by experts in waste treatment, disposal, management, environmental law and data management. * Provides glossary and table of acronyms for easy reference.

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