Chapter 1: Some Definitions and Classification of Pollutants. Environmental Media and Pollutant Transport. Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology of Common Pollutants—A Primer. Current Methods for Pollutant Analyses. Current Methods for Pollutant Treatment. Electrochemical Technology and the Environment. Summary.
Chapter 2: Current, Charge, and Potential. Charge and Mass Transport. Electrode/Electrolyte Interfaces and Electrochemical Cells. Thermodynamics and Kinetics in Electrochemical Systems. Electroanalytical Chemistry. Electrolysis and Electrodeposition. Mass Transport Under Forced Convection in an Electrochemical Cell. Electrochemical Reactor Design. Electrokinetic Phenomena. Semiconductor Electrochemistry. Photoemission at Metal Electrodes. Instrumentation.
Chapter 3: Electrochemistry of Inorganic Pollutants. Chapter 4:
Flow Injection Analysis. Potentiometric Sensors. Amperometric/Coulometric and Voltammetric/Polargraphic Detection in Flow System. Amperometric Sensors for Environmental Pollutants: Some Examples. Amperometric Gas Sensors. Stripping Analyses: Specialized Aspects. Direct Voltammetric (or Polarographic) Determination of Pollutants. Electrochemistry as an Auxiliary Tool to Atomic Spectroscopies. Conductivity Detectors. Photoassisted Detection of Pollutants.
Chapter 5: Positive Features of Electrochemical Remediation. Direct Electrolysis of Pollutants. Indirect Electrolysis of Pollutants. Electroflotation, Electrocoagulation andElectroflocculation. Electrochemical Remediation of Gaseous Pollutants. Membrane-Assisted Processes. Electroremediation of Soils. Emerging Materials for Electrochemical Treatment of Pollutants. Chapter 6:
Photolysis of H2
and Generation of e−aq
. Destruction of Organics as Mediated by OH and e−aq
. Direct Photodissociation of the Pollutant. Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms, and Examples of Application of the UV/H2
System. Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms, and Examples of Application of the UV/O3
System. The UV/H2
Systems: Practical Considerations. Heterogeneous Photocatalysis.
Chapter 7: Water Disinfection:Background and Principles. Electrochemical Disinfection of Water. Disinfection by High-Energy Radiation. UV Disinfection. Photoelectrochemical Disinfection of Air and Water. Electrochemical Detection and Enumeration of Microorganisms. Summary. Chapter 8:
Commercial Vendors of Electrochemical Equipment and Accessories. Electrochemical Sensors of Environmental Pollutants: Commercialization Efforts. Electrochemical Reactors for Pollutant Treatment and Chemical Recycling. Advanced Oxidation Processes: Pilot/Field Tests and Commercialization Efforts. Electrochemical Reactors for Pollutant Treatment and Chemical Recycling. Water Disinfection Technology. Summary.
Appendixes. Subject Index.