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Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Treatment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128104996, 9780128105252

Advanced Oxidation Processes for Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

Emerging Green Chemical Technology

Editors: Suresh C Ameta Rakshit Ameta
Paperback ISBN: 9780128104996
eBook ISBN: 9780128105252
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st February 2018
Page Count: 428
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Advanced Oxidation Processes for Waste Water Treatment: Emerging Green Chemical Technology is a complete resource covering the fundamentals and applications of all Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs). This book presents the most up-to-date research on AOPs and makes the argument that AOPs offer an eco-friendly method of wastewater treatment. In addition to an overview of the fundamentals and applications, it details the reactive species involved, along with sections on reactor designs, thus helping readers understand and implement these methods.

Key Features

  • Presents in-depth coverage of all types of Advanced Oxidation Processes, including Super Critical Water Oxidation, Photo-Fenton and Like Processes
  • Includes a fundamental review, applications, reactive species and reactor designs
  • Reviews applications across waste types, including industrial waste, domestic and municipal sewage, and hospital wastes


Professionals and researchers in chemical industries, any industry treating its own effluent, environmental managers, environmental engineers, chemical engineers, ecologists, pollution and remediation experts

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. UV/H2O2 Processes
3. Fenton and Photo-Fenton Processes
4. UV-Vis/Ferrrioxalate/H2O2 Processes
5. Ozone Based processes
6. Photocatalysis
7. Sonolysis
8. Microwave/H2O2 Processes
9. Y- Ray, X-Ray and Electron Beam Processes
10. Supercritical Water Oxidation
11. Electrochemical oxidation
12. Catalytic wet peroxide oxidation processes


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About the Editors

Suresh C Ameta

Suresh C. Ameta , Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has 48 years of experience in teaching and research. He has worked as Professor & Head, Department of Chemistry at H. North Gujarat University, Patan and also at M. L. Sukhadia University, Udaipur. He also served as Dean, PG Studies at M. L. Sukhadia University for more than four years, and has successfully guided almost a hundred Ph.D. students. In addition to authoring and editing 35 books with both national and international publishers of repute, he has more than 400 research papers to his credit. He occupied the coveted position of President, Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata and is now a lifelong Advisor. In addition, Prof Ameta has received many awards, including the Prof. M. N. Desai Award, Scientist of the year Award, Prof. G. V. Bakore Memorial Award, Prof. W. U. Malik Memorial Award, Life Time Achievements Award (2011) by ICS; 2015 by ICC etc. and 2018 by ACT. He has following books of his credit: Green Chemistry, Microwave Assisted Organic Synthesis, Chemical Applications of Symmetry and Group Theory (Apple Academic Press, USA) and also on Photocatalysis, Solar Energy Conversion and Storage (Taylor & Francis, USA) and Advanced Oxidation Processes for Waste Water Treatment (Elsevier, USA).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemistry, Pacific University, Udaipur, India

Rakshit Ameta

Dr Ameta has teaching experience in the field of Chemistry as well as Industrial Chemistry and Polymer Science. 5 Research students have been awarded Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Dr. Ameta and presently, 7 Ph. D. students are working for their research on various aspects of Green Chemistry. He has around 101 research publications to his credit in journals of National and International repute. He has a patent also to his credit and two more are underway. He has chaired sessions in conferences held by Indian Chemical Society and Indian Council of chemists. Dr. Ameta was elected as Council Member and Associate Editor, Physical Chemistry Section of Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata and Indian Council of Chemists, Agra. Recently, Dr. Ameta has been elected as Scientist-in-Charge in the Industrial and Applied Chemistry Section of Indian Chemical Society for next three years. He has written 5 degree books and has contributed chapters.

His research areas are - Waste Water Treatment, Photochemistry, Green Chemistry, Microwave Assisted reactions, Environmental Chemistry, Nanochemistry, Solar Cells, Bioactive & conducting polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Chemisry, J. R. N. Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, India

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