Handbook of Advanced Approaches Towards Pollution Prevention and Control

Handbook of Advanced Approaches Towards Pollution Prevention and Control

Volume 1: Conventional and Innovative Technology, and Assessment Techniques for Pollution Prevention and Control

1st Edition - January 29, 2021

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  • Editors: Rehab O Abdel Rahman, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128221211
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128221594

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Description

Handbook of Advanced Approaches towards Pollution Prevention and Control, Volume One: Conventional and Innovative Technology, and Assessment Techniques for Pollution Prevention and Control condenses all relevant information on pollution prevention and control in a single source. This handbook (Volume One of Two) covers the principles of pollution prevention and control technologies, recent advances in pollution prevention, control technologies and their sustainability, modernization in pollution prevention, and control technologies for future and next generation pollution prevention. This book is an indispensable resource for researchers and academic staff in chemical and process engineering, safety engineering, environmental engineering, biotechnology and materials engineering.

Key Features

  • Provides in-depth information on the principles and advances in pollution prevention and control practices
  • Discusses emerging technologies and processes for advanced pollution prevention and control
  • Presents developments on the use of the assessment models as tools to support the research and applications of different technologies and processes
  • Provides history, fundamentals, state-of-the-art, and future trends
  • Edited by expert team of world-class editors

Readership

Researchers and academic staff in chemical and process engineering, safety engineering, environmental engineering, biotechnology, and materials engineering, specifically working on adsorption of pollutants, control of radioactive wastes, nanotechnological applications in addressing environmental problems. This book can be used in specialized courses (undergraduate and postgraduate), and to support post doctoral research and R&D in the industrial sector

Table of Contents

  • 1. Wastewater treatment technologies
    2. Advanced oxidation processes, non-conventional environmental engineering techniques and environmental sustainability
    3. Endocrine disrupting chemicals removal by carbon nanocomposites
    4. Synthesis and characteristics of carbon-doped nanomaterials for dyes removal
    5. Applications of catalyzed redox processes in water remediation
    6. Waste management using Plasma based treatment
    7. Pyrolytic methods of municipal solid waste conversion in bio-fuel
    8. Food waste Management
    9. Potential of turning rice straw into paper in Tanzania: a mechanism for reducing air pollution
    10. Soil remediation technologies
    11. Management of technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive materials
    12. Nano-waste: environmental and human health risk
    13. Introduction to polychlorinated biphenyls (pcbs) environmental pollution and its impact on the sustainability of life
    14. Arsenic pollution and human health issues - special reference to the Bengal Delta
    15. Utilization of microsensors for air quality monitoring system
    16. Mitigation hierarchy: an effectiveness of project control mechanism

Product details

  • No. of pages: 364
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: January 29, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128221211
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128221594

About the Editors

Rehab O Abdel Rahman

Dr. Rehab O Abdel Rahman is a Professor of Chemical Nuclear Engineering at Hot Laboratories for the Atomic Energy Authority in Cairo, Egypt. Her widely published research focuses on radioactive waste management and decontamination. She supervises post graduate students, teaches undergraduate courses, and supports training activities within AEAE, serves as a member in international scientific committees. She is a managing editor for two international journals, editor of several books, and frequent contributor on the topic of hazardous waste management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemical Nuclear Engineering, Hot Laboratories & Waste Management, Atomic Energy Authority (AEAE), Cairo, Egypt.

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on Application of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (around 100) scientific monographs and books in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

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