New edition covers the latest practices, regulations, andalternative disinfectants Since the publication of the Fourth Edition of White'sHandbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants morethan ten years ago, the water industry has made substantialadvances in their understanding and application of chlorine,hypochlorite, and alternative disinfectants for water andwastewater treatment. This Fifth Edition, with its extensiveupdates and revisions, reflects the current state of the science aswell as the latest practices. Balancing theory with practice, the Fifth Edition coverssuch important topics as: Advances in the use of UV and ozone as disinfectants Alternative disinfectants such as chlorine dioxide, iodine, andbromine-related products Advanced oxidation processes for drinking water and wastewatertreatment New developments and information for the production and handlingof chlorine Latest regulations governing the use of differentdisinfectants For each disinfectant, the book explains its chemistry,effectiveness, dosing, equipment, and system design requirements.Moreover, the advantages and disadvantages of each disinfectant areclearly set forth. References at the end of each chapter guidereaders to the primary literature for further investigation. Authored and reviewed by leading experts in the field of waterand wastewater treatment, this Fifth Edition remains anideal reference for utilities, regulators, engineers, and plantoperators who need current information on the disinfection ofpotable water, wastewater, industrial water, and swimmingpools.
The essential sourcebook on disinfectants for water purification For more than two decades, George Clifford White's handbook has been known as one of the most vital references on all aspects of chlorination, dechlorination, and the use of alternative disinfectants such as chloramines, ozone, bromine, and ultraviolet radiation. This latest edition features expanded and updated material in every chapter-crucial information for professionals in industries ranging from water treatment, toxicology, and food packaging to industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, and paper processing. White shows how to harness the possibilities of chlorine and other disinfectants for purification. He offers detailed coverage of chlorine hazards-including how to cope with major leaks-and provides insightful profiles of chlorine accidents as well as strategies for avoiding them. Handbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants, Fourth Edition also covers: * Biomedical and environmental effects of chlorine * New advances in equipment, facilities, and operations * The important problem of virus infiltration of water supplies * Chlorine supplies as critical resources, and the issue of their depletion * American and European chlorination practices Handbook of Chlorination and Alternative Disinfectants, Fourth Edition is a key resource for researchers, designers, and equipment manufacturers; an ideal reference for regulatory agencies; and a user-friendly operations manual for technicians.
Mineral scale deposits, corrosion, suspended matter, and microbiological growth are factors that must be controlled in industrial water systems. Research on understanding the mechanisms of these problems has attracted considerable attention in the past three decades as has progress concerning water treatment additives to ameliorate these concerns. The Science and Technology of Industrial Water Treatment provides a comprehensive discussion on the topic from specialists in industry and academia. The book begins with an overview of water chemistry and covers the characteristics of commonly encountered mineral scales. It addresses the formation and control of different scales in various systems and examines new developments in membrane-based separation processes. Next, it provides a detailed account on the operational challenges of reverse osmosis systems and scale control in thermal distillation processes. The text explores corrosion control in cooling, boiler, geothermal, and desalination systems and it discusses the interactions of polyelectrolytes with suspended matter. Includes coverage of a range of bacterial species, including Legionella The book examines bacterial species commonly encountered in water supplies, the mechanisms of biofouling, approaches to control it, and criteria for selecting biocides for water treatment applications. An entire chapter is devoted to Legionella in water systems. Contributors describe various analytical techniques for identifying mineral scales and deposits. They also examine applications of polymers for treating industrial and wastewater systems and give an account of analytical approaches for monitoring various operational parameters and chemicals used to treat industrial water systems. A valuable addition to the library of academic researchers, this volume will also prove useful to those working not only in the water treatment industry, but also to those in petroleum, textiles, pharmaceuticals, and other areas where purity processes are a significant concern.
Water and wastewater treatment plant operators must have a breadth of knowledge that encompasses more than scientific theory. They need to be generalists with knowledge bridging several scientific, academic, and engineering disciplines. Unfortunately, until now, many of the existing texts in the field were too limited in scope and narrow in focus. Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations is the first complete resource manual exclusively for water and wastewater plant operators. It is a thorough compilation of water science, treatment information, process control procedures, problem-solving techniques, safety and health information, and administrative and technological trends. The manual examines numerous real-world operating scenarios, including the intake of raw sewage and the treatment of water via residual management. Each scenario includes a comprehensive problem-solving practice set, which enables readers to integrate relevant math with theory and practical applications. The systematic layout of this hands-on technical aid accelerates the learning of both current and future plant operators.
This book describes the latest progress in the application of nanotechnology for water treatment and purification. Leaders in the field present both the fundamental science and a comprehensive overview of the diverse range of tools and technologies that have been developed in this critical area. Expert chapters present the unique physicochemical and surface properties of nanoparticles and the advantages that these provide for engineering applications that ensure a supply of safe drinking water for our growing population. Application areas include generating fresh water from seawater, preventing contamination of the environment and creating effective and efficient methods for remediation of polluted waters. The chapter authors are leading world-wide experts in the field with either academic or industrial experience, ensuring that this comprehensive volume presents the state-of-the-art in the integration of nanotechnology with water treatment and purification.
The second edition of a bestseller, Handbook of Vegetable Preservation and Processing compiles the latest developments and advances in the science and technology of processing and preservation of vegetables and vegetable products. It includes coverage of topics not found in similar books, such as nutritive and bioactive compounds of vegetables; vegetable flavors and sensory properties; genetic engineering; vegetable pests and diseases; active and intelligent packaging; additives and preservatives; quality preservation and/or improvement; computer and control applications; specialties like winter squash and pumpkin, seed sprouts and shalgam; GAP and food safety, among others. New Topics in the Second Edition include: Flavors and sensory perception Waste and by-products Genetic engineering HACCP Traceback Quality assurance Food processing and agro-industries face the scientific and technical challenges of increasing the production of vegetables. This extensively revised, reorganized, and expanded second edition brings together the expertise of almost 70 scientists and product experts from around the world to give you unparalleled coverage in terms of depth and breadth.
This completely updated version discusses such topics as raw water quality, treatment options, treatment chemicals, and drinking water regulations. It includes detailed illustrations, photographs, supplemental reading lists, a glossary, and an index.
Author: Jay Conrad Levinson,Jeannie Levinson,Amy Levinson
Publisher: Campus Verlag
Category: Business & Economics
Kleiner Einsatz, große Wirkung Einfallsreiche Werbeaktionen, die möglichst wenig Geld kosten - das ist der Grundgedanke des Guerilla Marketings. Der Marketing-Experte Jay C. Levinson präsentiert in diesem Standardwerk sein revolutionäres Konzept: kreative Ideen und Aktionen, die mit kleinem Mitteleinsatz große Wirkungen erzeugen. Dabei zieht er alle Register und beweist anhand vieler praktischer Beispiele, wie einfach es ist, Chancen für sich zu nutzen und das Marketing schneller, schlanker, flexibler und effektiver zu machen.
In seinem Buch "Be Love Now" gibt Ram Dass einen einzigartigen Einblick in seinen langen spirituellen Weg. Der heute 80-Jährige lässt uns teilhaben an den wichtigsten Erfahrungen seiner Transformation vom bedeutenden Harvard-Psychologieprofessor zum "Diener Gottes". Die Begegnung mit seinem Guru Neem Karoli Baba, liebevoll Maharaj-ji genannt, führt zu einem Leben in bedingungsloser Liebe - der Essenz des Daseins. "Be love now" ist ein sehr persönliches Buch und gleich zeitig eine wundervolle Entdeckungsreise, die Herz und Geist öffnet. "Stell dir vor, dass dich jemand mehr liebt, als du je zuvor geliebt worden bist. Man liebt dich stärker noch als deine Mutter dich als Kind geliebt hat, mehr als dein Vater dich je liebte, dein Kind oder dein dich liebender Partner. Diese Liebe will nichts von dir, ist nicht auf persönliche Befriedigung aus und will nichts mehr, als dass du völlig erfüllt bist. Du wirst nur für das geliebt, was du bist, deshalb, weil es dich gibt."
"The objective of this project was to identify and develop Good Practices that can realistically be implemented by water utilities for preventing microbiological contamination associated with the installation, rehabilitation, and repair of water mains." -- Executive summary.