Environanotechnology

1st Edition

Editors: Maohong Fan C.P. Huang Alan Bland Zhonglin Wang Rachid Slimane Ian Wright
Hardcover ISBN: 9780080548203
eBook ISBN: 9780080915111
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th May 2010
Page Count: 310
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Understanding and utilizing the interactions between environment and nanoscale materials is a new way to resolve the increasingly challenging environmental issues we are facing and will continue to face. Environanotechnology is the nanoscale technology developed for monitoring the quality of the environment, treating water and wastewater, as well as controlling air pollutants. Therefore, the applications of nanotechnology in environmental engineering have been of great interest to many fields and consequently a fair amount of research on the use of nanoscale materials for dealing with environmental issues has been conducted.

The aim of this book is to report on the results recently achieved in different countries. It provides useful technological information for environmental scientists and will assist them in creating cost-effective nanotechnologies to solve critical environmental problems, including those associated with energy production.


Key Features

  • Presents research results from a number of countries with various nanotechnologies in multidisciplinary environmental engineering fields
  • Gives a solid introduction to the basic theories needed for understanding how environanotechnologies can be developed cost-effectively, and when they should be applied in a responsible manner
  • Includes worked examples that put environmental problems in context to show the actual connections between nanotechnology and environmental engineering

Readership

Graduate students, postgraduate students, researchers and chemical engineers/environmental engineers

Table of Contents

Preface
1.Responses of Ceriodaphnia dubia to Photocatalytic Nano-TiO2 Particles
2. High capacity removal of mercury(II) ions by Poly(hydroxyethyl methacrylate) nanoparticles
3. CO2 response of nanostructured CoSb2O6 synthesized by a non-aqueous co-precipitation method
4. Capture of CO2 by modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes
5. Kinetics, thermodynamics and regeneration of BTEX adsorption in aqueous solutions via NaOCl oxidized carbon nanotubes
6.Nanostructured Metal Oxide Gas Sensors for Air Quality Monitoring
7.Hydrogen Storage on Carbon Adsorbents: Review
8.Treatment of nanodiamonds in supercritical water
9.Spectrophotometric Flow-Injection System Using Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) as Solid Preconcentrator for  Copper Monitoring in Water Samples
10. Application of carbon nanotubes as a solid-phase extraction material 
for environmental samples
11. Fire retarded environmentally friendly flexible foam materials using nanotechnology
12. Simulation of Hydrogen Purification by Pressure Swing Adsorption for Application in Fuel Cells
13. On the Relationship between Social Ethics and Environmental Nanotechnology

Index

Details

No. of pages:
310
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780080915111
Hardcover ISBN:
9780080548203
Paperback ISBN:
9780444638311

About the Editor

Maohong Fan

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA

C.P. Huang

Alan Bland

Zhonglin Wang

Rachid Slimane

Ian Wright

Reviews

Understanding and utilizing the interactions between environment and nanoscale materials is a new way to resolve the increasingly challenging environmental issues we are facing and will continue to face. Environanotechnology is the nanoscale technology developed for monitoring the quality of the environment, treating water and wastewater, as well as controlling air pollutants. Therefore, the applications of nanotechnology in environmental engineering have been of great interest to many fields and consequently a fair amount of research on the use of nanoscale materials for dealing with environmental issues has been conducted.

The aim of this book is to report on the results recently achieved in different countries. It provides useful technological information for environmental scientists and will assist them in creating cost-effective nanotechnologies to solve critical environmental problems, including those associated with energy production.