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Water Treatment Plant Design 5/E


Author: American Water Works Association,American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071745726
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1376
View: 5142
THE MOST TRUSTED AND UP-TO-DATE WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN REFERENCE Thoroughly revised to cover the latest standards, technologies, regulations, and sustainability practices, Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition, offers comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones. This authoritative resource discusses the organization and execution of a water treatment plant project--from planning and permitting through design, construction, and start-up. A joint publication of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), this defi nitive guide contains contributions from renowned international experts. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Sustainability Master planning and treatment process selection Design and construction Intake facilities Aeration and air stripping Mixing, coagulation, and flocculation Clarification Slow sand and diatomaceous earth filtration Oxidation and disinfection Ultraviolet disinfection Precipitative softening Membrane processes Activated carbon adsorption Biological processes Process residuals Pilot plant design and construction Chemical systems Hydraulics Site selection and plant arrangement Environmental impacts and project permitting Architectural design HVAC, plumbing, and air supply systems Structural design Process instrumentation and controls Electrical systems Design reliability features Operations and maintenance considerations during plant design Staff training and plant start-up Water system security and preparedness Construction cost estimating

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Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition


Author: American Water Works Association,American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071745734
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 912
View: 1484
THE MOST TRUSTED AND UP-TO-DATE WATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN REFERENCE Thoroughly revised to cover the latest standards, technologies, regulations, and sustainability practices, Water Treatment Plant Design, Fifth Edition, offers comprehensive guidance on modernizing existing water treatment facilities and planning new ones. This authoritative resource discusses the organization and execution of a water treatment plant project--from planning and permitting through design, construction, and start-up. A joint publication of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), this defi nitive guide contains contributions from renowned international experts. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Sustainability Master planning and treatment process selection Design and construction Intake facilities Aeration and air stripping Mixing, coagulation, and flocculation Clarification Slow sand and diatomaceous earth filtration Oxidation and disinfection Ultraviolet disinfection Precipitative softening Membrane processes Activated carbon adsorption Biological processes Process residuals Pilot plant design and construction Chemical systems Hydraulics Site selection and plant arrangement Environmental impacts and project permitting Architectural design HVAC, plumbing, and air supply systems Structural design Process instrumentation and controls Electrical systems Design reliability features Operations and maintenance considerations during plant design Staff training and plant start-up Water system security and preparedness Construction cost estimating

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Water and Wastewater Engineering


Author: Mackenzie L. Davis
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077417534
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: N.A
View: 4905

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Gas Purification


Author: Arthur L Kohl,Richard Nielsen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080507200
Category: Science
Page: 900
View: 8809
This massively updated and expanded fifth edition is the most complete, authoritative engineering treatment of the dehydration and gas purification processes used in industry today. Of great value to design and operations engineers, it gives practical process and equipment design descriptions, basic data, plant performance results, and other detailed information on gas purification processes and hardware. This latest edition incorporates all significant advances in the field since 1985. You will find major new chapters on the rapidly expanding technologies of nitrogen oxide control, with discussions of regulatory requirements and available processes; absorption in physical solvents, covering single component and mixed solvent systems; and membrane permeation, with emphasis on the gas purification applications of membrane units. In addition, new sections cover areas of strong current interest, particularly liquid hydrocarbon treating, Claus plant tail gas treating, thermal oxidation of volatile organic compounds, and sulfur scavenging processes. This volume brings you expanded coverage of alkanolamines for hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide removal, the removal and use of ammonia in gas purification, the use of alkaline salt solutions for acid gas removal, and the use of water to absorb gas impurities. The basic technologies and all significant advances in the following areas are thoroughly described: sulfur dioxide removal and recovery processes, processes for converting hydrogen sulfide to sulfur, liquid phase oxidation processes for hydrogen sulfide removal, the absorption of water vapor by dehydrating solutions, gas dehydration and purification by adsorption, and the catalytic and thermal conversion of gas impurities.

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Wastewater Engineering

Treatment and Resource Recovery
Author: Metcalf & Eddy Inc,Metcalf & Eddy,George Tchobanoglous,Franklin Louis Burton,H. David Stensel
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259010798
Category: Sewage
Page: 1856
View: 4631
This update of a popular book for civil and environmental engineering majors describes the technological and regulatory changes that have occurred over the last ten years in the discipline.

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Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice No.8, Sixth Edition


Author: Water Environment Federation
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1260031195
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: N.A
View: 3792
Complete Coverage of the State-of-the-Art in Water Resource Recovery Facility Design Featuring contributions from hundreds of wastewater engineering experts, this fully updated guide presents the latest in facility planning, configuration, and design. Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities: WEF Manual of Practice No. 8 and ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 76, Sixth Edition, covers key technical advances in wastewater treatment, including •Advances with membrane bioreactors applications •Advancements within integrated fixed-film/activated sludge (IFAS) systems and moving-bed biological-reactors systems •Biotrickling filtration for odor control •Increased use of ballasted flocculation •Enhanced nutrient-control systems •Sidestream nutrient removal to reduce the loading on the main nutrient-removal process •Use and application of wireless instrumentation •Use and application of modeling wastewater treatment processes for the basis of design and evaluations of alternatives •Process design and disinfection practices to minimize generation of TTHMs and other organics monitored for potable water quality •Approaches to minimizing biosolids production and advances in biosolids handling, including effective thermal hydrolysis, and improvements in sludge thickening and dewatering technologies •Increasing goals toward energy neutrality and driving net zero •Trend toward resource recovery

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Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) Operation in Wastewater Treatment Plants

WEF Manual of Practice
Author: Water Environment Federation
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007158921X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 597
View: 5921
BNR is a fast-growing method of removing biological pollutants (bacteria, etc.) from wastewater. Experts from both the Water Environment Federation and the American Society of Civil Engineers have collaborated on this definitive work which is intended to be a practical manual for plant managers and operators who needed current information on BNR.

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Filters and Filtration Handbook


Author: Kenneth S Sutherland,George Chase
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080558042
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 520
View: 4710
Filters are used in most industries, especially the water, sewage, oil, gas, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The new edition of this established title is an all-encompassing practical account of standard filtration equipment and its applications. Completely revised and rewritten, it is an essential book for the engineer working in a plant situation-who requires guidance and information on what’s available and whether it’s suitable for the job. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers. Co-published with the Institution of Chemical Engineers. The leading practical engineering guide to filtration techniques, systems and their applications Meets the needs of all key sectors where filtration is a critical process, including chemical processing and manufacture, food, oil and gas, air-conditioning and water A comprehensive sourcebook and reference for plant engineers, process engineers, plant designers, filter media and filtration specialists and equipment specifiers

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Design of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants


Author: Joint Task Force of the Water Environment Federation and the American Society of Civil Engineers
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sewage
Page: 1592
View: 4479

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Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual, Third Edition


Author: Shun Dar Lin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007182720X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 944
View: 5831
Step-by-step water and wastewater calculations-- updated for the latest methods and regulations Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual, Third Edition, provides basic principles, best practices, and detailed calculations for surface water, groundwater, drinking water treatment, and wastewater engineering. The solutions presented are based on practical field data and the most current federal and state rules and regulations. Designed for quick access to essential data, the book contains more than 100 detailed illustrations and provides both SI and U.S. customary units. This up-to-date environmental reference contains new and revised information on: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maximum contaminant levels for public water systems and protection from waterborne organisms Membrane filtration processes Clarification systems Ultraviolet disinfection Ozonation SNAD--simultaneous partial nitrification, ANAMMOX (anaerobic ammonium oxidation), and denitrification Membrane bioreactors Lake evaporation mathematical models Comprehensive coverage includes: Stream and river sanitation Lake and reservoir management Groundwater regulations and protection Fundamental and treatment plant hydraulics Public water supply Wastewater engineering Macro-invertebrate tolerance list Well function for confined aquifers Solubility product constants for solution at or near room temperature Freundlich adsorption isotherm constants for toxic organic compounds Factors for conversion

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Advanced Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment: A Road to Safer Society and Environment


Author: Petr Hlavinek,Igor Winkler,Jiri Marsalek,Ivana Mahrikova
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400702795
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 353
View: 1547
Stable, safe, secure and readily available water supply is one of the key factors in ensuring a good level of the public health and a stable society. Scientific assessments show that about 80 % of diseases and one-third of the total death toll in the developing countries are caused by the low quality of the drinking water. Other countries are also suffering from water shortages and insufficient quality of the drinking water. Many rivers in Europe and in other parts of the world are significantly polluted by insufficiently treated or untreated wastewater discharge. This book is based on the discussions and papers prepared for the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place in Lviv, Ukraine, and addressed recent advances in water supply and wastewater treatment as a prerequisite for a safer society and environment. The contributions critically assess the existing knowledge on urban water management and provide an overview of the current water management issues, especially in the countries in transition in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Mediterranean Dialogue countries.

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Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries


Author: Duncan Mara
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136567917
Category: Political Science
Page: 210
View: 9744
Affordable and effective domestic wastewater treatment is a critical issue in public health and disease prevention around the world, particularly so in developing countries which often lack the financial and technical resources necessary for proper treatment facilities. This practical guide provides state-of-the-art coverage of methods for domestic wastewater treatment and provides a foundation to the practical design of wastewater treatment and re-use systems. The emphasis is on low-cost, low-energy, low-maintenance, high-performance 'natural' systems that contribute to environmental sustainability by producing effluents that can be safely and profitably used in agriculture for crop irrigation and/or in aquaculture, for fish and aquatic vegetable pond fertilization. Modern design methodologies, with worked design examples, are described for waste stabilization ponds, wastewater storage and treatment reservoirs; constructed wetlands, upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactors, biofilters, aerated lagoons and oxidation ditches. This book is essential reading for engineers, academics and upper-level and graduate students in engineering, wastewater management and public health, and others interested in sustainable and cost-effective technologies for reducing wastewater-related diseases and environmental damage.

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Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook


Author: Robert H. Perry,Don W. Green
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
ISBN: 9780071346382
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: N.A
View: 3440
Perry's is the most authoritative, comprehensive and best selling book in chemical engineering. In order to make it portable, easily searchable and to add some interactive features to it we have decided to develop an electronic version of this classic work. The electronic product will maintain the integrity of the handbook so that print user will feel completely comfortable with electronic. This means that the extensive table of contents and index will have a hyperlink to the appropriate section of the book. The electronic product will have complete boolean search capability. The user will also be able to print out page or pages of the book they desire. Another important feature of the electronic version of Perry's is there will be active tables, graph and charts that the user can manipulate. This product will run on both IBM Compatibles and MacIntosh computers.

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Riverbank Filtration

Improving Source-Water Quality
Author: C. Ray,G. Melin,R.B. Linsky
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0306481545
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 366
View: 694
Chittaranjan Ray, Ph. D. , P. E. University of Hawaii at Mãnoa Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Jürgen Schubert, M. Sc. Stadtwerke Düsseldorf AG Düsseldorf, Germany Ronald B. Linsky National Water Research Institute Fountain Valley, California, United States Gina Melin National Water Research Institute Fountain Valley, California, United States 1. What is Riverbank Filtration? The purpose ofthis book is to show that riverbank filtration (RBF) isa low-cost and efficient alternative water treatment for drinking-water applications. There are two immediate benefits to the increased use of RBF: Minimized need for adding chemicals like disinfectants and coagulants to surface water to control pathogens. Decreased costs to the community without increased risk to human health. Butwhat,exactly, isRBF? In humid regions, river water naturally percolates through the ground into aquifers (which are layers of sand and gravel that contain water underground) during high-flow conditions. In arid regions, most rivers lose flow, and the percolating water passes through soil and aquifer material until it reaches the water table. During these percolation processes, potential contaminants present in river water are filtered and attenuated. If there are no other contaminants present in the aquifer or ifthe respective contaminants are present at lower concentrations, the quality of water in the aquifer can be ofhigher quality than that found in theriver. In RBF, production wells — which are placed near the banks ofrivers —pump large quantities ofwater.

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Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition


Author: Robert Horonjeff,Francis McKelvey,William Sproule,Seth Young
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071642552
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 748
View: 4077
Authoritative, Up-to-Date Coverage of Airport Planning and Design Fully updated to reflect the significant changes that have occurred in the aviation industry, the new edition of this classic text offers definitive guidance on every aspect of planning, design, engineering, and renovating airports and terminals. Planning and Design of Airports, Fifth Edition, includes complete coverage of the latest aircraft and air traffic management technologies, passenger processing technologies, computer-based analytical and design models, new guidelines for estimating required runway lengths and pavement thicknesses, current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, and more. Widely recognized as the field's standard text, this time-tested, expertly written reference is the best and most trusted source of information on current practice, techniques, and innovations in airport planning and design. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Designing facilities to accommodate a wide variety of aircraft Air traffic management Airport planning studies Forecasting for future demands on airport system components Geometric design of the airfield Structural design of airport pavements Airport lighting, marking, and signage Planning and design of the terminal area Airport security planning Airport airside capacity and delay Finance strategies, including grants, bonds, and private investment Environmental planning Heliports

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Experimental Methods in Wastewater Treatment


Author: Mark C. M. van Loosdrecht,Per Halkjaer Nielsen,C. M. Lopez-Vazquez,Damir Brdjanovic
Publisher: IWA Publishing
ISBN: 1780404743
Category: Science
Page: 360
View: 6164
Over the past twenty years, the knowledge and understanding of wastewater treatment has advanced extensively and moved away from empirically based approaches to a fundamentally-based first principles approach embracing chemistry, microbiology, and physical and bioprocess engineering, often involving experimental laboratory work and techniques. Many of these experimental methods and techniques have matured to the degree that they have been accepted as reliable tools in wastewater treatment research and practice. For sector professionals, especially a new generation of young scientists and engineers entering the wastewater treatment profession, the quantity, complexity and diversity of these new developments can be overwhelming, particularly in developing countries where access to advanced level laboratory courses in wastewater treatment is not readily available. In addition, information on innovative experimental methods is scattered across scientific literature and only partially available in the form of textbooks or guidelines. This book seeks to address these deficiencies. It assembles and integrates the innovative experimental methods developed by research groups and practitioners around the world. Experimental Methods in Wastewater Treatment forms part of the internet-based curriculum in wastewater treatment at UNESCO-IHE and, as such, may also be used together with video records of experimental methods performed and narrated by the authors including guidelines on what to do and what not to do. The book is written for undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, laboratory staff, plant operators, consultants, and other sector professionals.

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Wastewater Treatment Plants

Planning, Design, and Operation, Second Edition
Author: Syed R. Qasim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351405160
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 1128
View: 5967
Step-by-step procedures for planning, design, construction and operation: * Health and environment * Process improvements * Stormwater and combined sewer control and treatment * Effluent disposal and reuse * Biosolids disposal and reuse * On-site treatment and disposal of small flows * Wastewater treatment plants should be designed so that the effluent standards and reuse objectives, and biosolids regulations can be met with reasonable ease and cost. The design should incorporate flexibility for dealing with seasonal changes, as well as long-term changes in wastewater quality and future regulations. Good planning and design, therefore, must be based on five major steps: characterization of the raw wastewater quality and effluent, pre-design studies to develop alternative processes and selection of final process train, detailed design of the selected alternative, contraction, and operation and maintenance of the completed facility. Engineers, scientists, and financial analysts must utilize principles from a wide range of disciplines: engineering, chemistry, microbiology, geology, architecture, and economics to carry out the responsibilities of designing a wastewater treatment plant. The objective of this book is to present the technical and nontechnical issues that are most commonly addressed in the planning and design reports for wastewater treatment facilities prepared by practicing engineers. Topics discussed include facility planning, process description, process selection logic, mass balance calculations, design calculations, and concepts for equipment sizing. Theory, design, operation and maintenance, trouble shooting, equipment selection and specifications are integrated for each treatment process. Thus delineation of such information for use by students and practicing engineers is the main purpose of this book.

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Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook, 5th Edition


Author: Jack Ballinger,Gershon Shugar
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071745920
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 704
View: 3009
THE DEFINITIVE CHEMICAL PROCESS INDUSTRY REFERENCE--FULLY REVISED Updated to reflect the latest developments in operational procedures for today's sophisticated chemical technologies, Chemical Technicians' Ready Reference Handbook, Fifth Edition, remains the undisputed classic in the field. Expanded to include coverage for process operators, this authoritative resource contains in-depth details on chemical safety, laboratory procedures, chemical nomenclature, basic electricity, laboratory statistics, and instrumental techniques. Step-by-step directions for performing virtually every laboratory task are also included in this practical guide. COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES: Chemical process industry workers and government regulations Chemical plant and laboratory safety Chemical handling and hazard communication Handling compressed gases Pressure and vacuum Mathematics review and conversion tables Standard operating procedures Laboratory glassware pH measurement Basic electricity Sampling Laboratory filtration Recrystallization The balance Gravimetric analysis Preparation of solutions Process analyzers Plumbing, valves, and pumps Physical properties and determinations Extraction Distillation and evaporation Inorganic and organic chemistry review Chemical calculations and concentration expressions Volumetric analysis Chromatography Spectroscopy Atomic absorption spectroscopy

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Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition


Author: Michael Tomlinson,John Woodward
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 146659263X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 608
View: 7534
Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original—combining practical know how with scientific knowledge —and emphasizing relevant principles and applications of soil mechanics and design. Contractors, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists responsible for designing and constructing piled foundations can find the most current types of pile, piling equipment, and relevant methods in this latest work. The book summarizes recent changes, including new codified design procedures addressing design parameters and partial safety factors. It also presents several examples, many based on actual problems. Broad and Comprehensive In Its Coverage Contains material applicable to modern computational practice Provides new sections on the construction of micropiles and CFA piles, pile-soil interaction, verification of pile materials, piling for integral bridge abutments, use of polymer stabilising fluids, and more Includes calculations of the resistance of piles to compressive loads, pile groups under compressive loading, piled foundations for resisting uplift and lateral loading, and the structural design of piles and pile groups Covers marine structures, durability of piled foundations, ground investigations, and pile testing Addresses miscellaneous problems such as machinery foundations, underpinning, mining subsidence areas, geothermal piles, and unexploded ordnance Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition serves as a comprehensive guide for practicing geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. This text also works as a resource for piling contractors and graduate students studying geotechnical engineering.

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Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials


Author: Bruce J. Black
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0080890644
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 348
View: 5407
Workshop Processes, Practices and Materials is an ideal introduction to workshop processes, practices and materials for entry-level engineers and workshop technicians. With detailed illustrations throughout and simple, clear language, this is a practical introduction to what can be a very complex subject. It has been significantly updated and revised to include new material on adhesives, protective coatings, plastics and current Health and Safety legislation. It covers all the standard topics, including safe practices, measuring equipment, hand and machine tools, materials and joining methods, making it an indispensable handbook for use both in class and the workshop. Its broad coverage makes it a useful reference book for many different courses worldwide.