Biological Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

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Unlike most books on the subject, which offer only formulaic solutions to particular problems, Biological Treatment of Hazardous Wastes provides professionals with a conceptual framework within which to develop effective treatments tailored to any hazardous waste scenario they may encounter. Written by an author team comprising twenty-five North American and European experts, the text delineates the complex factors involved in the design of successful in situ and ex situ biotreatment approaches. Offering a balanced presentation of basic principles and engineering practices, it progresses from basic microbiological, biochemical, hydrogeological, and engineering principles to the development of design methodologies and specific hazardous waste scenarios - many of them based on the numerous case studies found throughout the book.

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Introduction to Microbiological Degradation of Aqueous Waste
Bioslurry Reactors
Membrane Biofilm Reactors

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About the author (1998)

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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