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Environmental biotechnology : principles and applications / Bruce E. Rittmann, Perry L. McCarty.

Author/Creator:
Rittmann, Bruce E., author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 633 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Bioremediation.
Medical subjects:
Environmental Microbiology.
Biodegradation, Environmental.
Bioreactors.
Biotechnology -- methods.
Environmental Health -- methods.
Summary:
"This thoroughly revised educational resource presents the biological principles that underlie modern microbiological treatment technologies. Written by two of the field's foremost researchers, Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications, Second Edition clearly explains the new technologies that have evolved over the past twenty years, including direct anaerobic treatments, membrane-based processes, and granular processes. The first half of the book focuses on theory and tools; the second half offers practical applications that are clearly illustrated through real-world examples"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Moving Toward Sustainability
Basics of Microbiology
Biochemistry, Metabolism, Genetics, and Information Flow
Microbial Ecology
Stoichiometry and Energetics
Microbial Kinetics
Biofilm Kinetics
Microbial Products
Reactor Characteristics and Kinetics
Methanogenesis
Aerobic Suspended-Growth Processes
Aerobic Biofilm Processes
Nitrogen Transformation and Recovery
Phosphorus Removal and Recovery
Biological Treatment of Drinking Water.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
McCarty, Perry L., author.
ISBN:
9781260441604
1260441601
9781260441611
OCLC:
1129396873
Publisher Number:
99984489340
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