Anaerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511656, 9780815516163

Anaerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters

1st Edition

Editors: Michael F. Torpy
Authors: Michael F. Torpy
eBook ISBN: 9780815516163
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511656
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1988
Page Count: 134
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Describes several types of anaerobic treatment for municipal and industrial wastewaters.


Municipal solid waste (MSE) and material recovery facilities (MRFs).

Table of Contents

Advances in Anaerobic Biotechnology for Industrial Wastewater Treatment Introduction Cell Immobilization Enhanced Specific Activity Summary Anaerobic Treatment of Pharmaceutical Fermentation Wastewater Pharmaceutical Industry Waste Treatment Abbott Wastewater Treatment Experience Anaerobic System Evaluation Full Scale Implementation Anaerobic Treatment of Pulp and Paper Wastewaters Introduction Suitability, Biodegradability and Toxicity of Pulp and Paper Wastewaters Process Selection and Design Research Issues in the Pulp and Paper Industry Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment of a Fuel Ethanol Facility Introduction South Point Ethanol The Wastewater The Pilot Study Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Start-Up and Operation Treatment Cost Conclusions Microbiological Aspects of Anaerobic Digestion Introduction Microbial Interactions Monitoring and Process Control Effective Biomass Measurement Biomass Activity Measurements Anaerobic Biofilm Formation Sludge Granulation Micronutrient Effects Biomass Characterization Conclusion Reactor Design Considerations and Experiences with Various Wastewaters Introduction The UASB Reactor Project Descriptions Anaerobic Marketing - Three Cases in Point Case 1 Case 2 Case 3 Problems in the Marketing of Anaerobic Systems Monsanto Perspective on Anaerobic Treatability of Industrial Wastes Introduction Anaerobic Screening Technique Monsanto Anaerobic Treatability Case Studies Summary and Lessons Learned Industrial-Scale Anaerobic Treatment of Yeast Fermentation Wastewater Introduction The Biothane System Treatment of Bakers Yeast Wastewater System Performance Overview Daily System Performance Discussion and Summary Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor Treatment of Coal Conversion Wastewaters Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactors Serum Bottle Studies Acclimation Studies 4-L AnSBR Studies Potential for Anaerobic Treatment of High Sulfur Wastewater in a Unique Upflow-Fixed-Film Suspended Growth Reactor Undesirable Effects of H2S Sulfide Toxicity Present Day Solution (Sulfide Toxicity) Gas Laws Alternative Solutions Advantage of High Recycle Rate The Hiperion Process: An Advanced Method of Hydrogen Sulfide Removal from Biogas Dorr-Oliver's Experience with Anaerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastewaters Anitron Process Description Mars Process Description Hyan Process Treats High Strength Wastewater and Generates Usable Energy The Problem Innovative Technology Full Scale Application Operating Results Investment Payback Widespread Applicability Biosulfix: An Anaerobic Treatment Process for High Sulfate Wastestreams and Sludges Background Information Recovery of Sulfur from FGD and Municipal Sewage Sludges and Wastewater Sulfate Containing Waste from Specialty Chemical Manufacturing Summary The Celrobic Process - Performance Stability Introduction Biomass Control Development Commercial Experience Anaerobic Treatment of Industrial Wastes Testing Program Results Concluding Remarks


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Michael F. Torpy

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