Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation

Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation

1st Edition - January 13, 2022

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  • Editors: Rama Rao Karri, Janardhan Reddy Koduru, Nabisab Mujawar Mubarak, Erick R. Bandala
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128245477
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323852920

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Sustainable Nanotechnology for Environmental Remediation provides a single-source solution to researchers working in environmental, wastewater management, biological and composite nanomaterials applications. It addresses the potential environmental risks and uncertainties surrounding the use of nanomaterials for environmental remediation, giving an understanding of their impact on ecological receptors in addition to their potential benefits. Users will find comprehensive information on the application of state-of-the-art processes currently available to synthesize advanced green nanocomposite materials and biogenic nanomaterials. Other sections explore a wide range of promising approaches for green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations. Case study chapters connect materials engineering and technology to the social context for a sustainable environment. Applications and different case studies provide solutions to the challenges faced by industry, thus minimizing negative social impacts.

Key Features

  • Provides information on the use of biologically mediated synthetic protocols to generate nanomaterials
  • Discusses a wide range of promising approaches for green nanotechnologies and nanocomposites preparations
  • Presents novel fabrication techniques for bionanocomposites, paving the way for the development of a new generation of advanced materials that can cope with spatiotemporal multi-variant environments

Readership

Materials Scientists and Engineers

Table of Contents

  • Cover Image
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Table of Contents
  • Contributors
  • About the editors
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Section 1 Insights, Synthesis and Properties
  • Chapter 1 Appraisal of nanotechnology for sustainable environmental remediation
  • Abstract
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Application of nanotechnology for remediation of different environmental components
  • 1.3 Different sources of nanomaterials
  • 1.4 Future aspects
  • 1.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 2 Green nanotechnology for environmental remediation
  • Abstract
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Classification of synthesis approaches of nanomaterials
  • 2.3 Role of NPs in environmental remediation
  • 2.4 Conclusion and future prospects
  • References
  • Chapter 3 Insights of green and biosynthesis of nanoparticles
  • Abstract
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Biosynthesis of nanomaterials
  • 3.3 Physical methods for BNM characterization
  • 3.4 Conclusions and perspectives for BNM synthesis
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 4 Conventional techniques for nanomaterials preparation
  • Abstract
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Overview of nanomaterials
  • 4.3 CVD enhanced by plasma
  • 4.4 Discussion and perspectives
  • 4.5 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 5 Green synthesis of metal nanoparticles for environmental remediation
  • Abstract
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Metal NPs
  • 5.3 Metal oxide NPs
  • 5.4 Environmental remediation
  • 5.5 Future prospects of green synthesized metal/MONPs for environmental remediation
  • 5.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 6 Synthesis of green nanocomposite material for engineering application
  • Abstract
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Green nanocomposite materials
  • 6.3 Synthesis of green nanocomposite materials
  • 6.4 Processing techniques of polymer nanocomposites
  • 6.5 Applications of nanocomposite materials
  • 6.6 Summary
  • References
  • Chapter 7 Sustainable approaches for synthesis of biogenic magnetic nanoparticles and their water remediation applications
  • Abstract
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Biogenic synthesis of magnetic NP
  • 7.3 Factors influencing synthesis of BMNPs
  • 7.4 Application of BMNPs for metal removal
  • 7.5 Factors affecting removal of heavy metals
  • 7.6 Reusability of BMNPs
  • 7.7 Advantages and limitations of BMNPs
  • 7.8 Concluding remarks and future perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 8 Nanoscale texture characterization of green nanoparticles and their hybrids
  • Abstract
  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 Factors affecting the characteristics of green nanomaterials
  • 8.3 Characterization techniques of nanomaterials
  • 8.4 Particle size and shape
  • 8.5 Morphological characterization
  • 8.6 Thermal characterization
  • 8.7 Elemental analysis
  • 8.8 Surface area of nanomaterials
  • 8.9 Electrical conductivity of nanomaterials
  • 8.10 Characterization of magnetic nanomaterials
  • 8.11 Applications of nanomaterials
  • 8.12 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 9 Chemical and physical properties of nanoparticles and hybrid materials
  • Abstract
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Historical progress in NPs and hybrid materials
  • 9.3 NPs and hybrid materials
  • 9.4 Properties of NPs and hybrid materials
  • 9.5 Application of NPs and hybrid materials
  • 9.6 Future prospective
  • 9.7 Conclusion
  • References
  • Section 2 Environmental Remediation Applications and Future Prospective
  • Chapter 10 Use of nanotechnology for wastewater treatment: potential applications, advantages, and limitations
  • Abstract
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Nature of pollutants present in wastewater
  • 10.3 Agricultural consumption and toxicities associated with wastewater irrigation
  • 10.4 Characteristics making NPs pertinent for wastewater treatment
  • 10.5 Production technology of NPs
  • 10.6 Nanotechnological processes in wastewater treatment
  • 10.7 Advantage of NPs over conventional treatments
  • 10.8 Limitations associated with nanotechnology
  • 10.9 Future perspectives
  • 10.10 Summary
  • References
  • Further Reading
  • Chapter 11 Green biocomposite materials for sustainable remediation application
  • Abstract
  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Green biocomposites
  • 11.3 Green nanobiocomposites
  • 11.4 Application for sustainable wastewater remediation
  • 11.5 Catalytic degradation of pollutants
  • 11.6 Mechanisms involved in removal of pollutants from water
  • 11.7 Future perspectives and challenges
  • 11.8 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 12 Advanced green nanocomposite materials for wastewater treatment
  • Abstract
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Waste and biomass-derived nanocomposites
  • 12.3 Wastewater treatment by using biomass-derived nanocomposites
  • 12.4 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 13 Application of green nanocomposites in removal of toxic chemicals, heavy metals, radioactive materials, and pesticides from aquatic water bodies
  • Abstract
  • 13.1 Introduction
  • 13.2 Major emerging pollutants
  • 13.3 Conventional water treatment strategies
  • 13.4. Green nanocomposites for water pollution
  • 13.5. Future perspective
  • 13.6 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 14 Functionalized green carbon-based nanomaterial for environmental application
  • Abstract
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Carbon-based material classification
  • 14.3 AOPs application
  • 14.4 Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
  • Chapter 15 Photocatalytic applications of biogenic nanomaterials
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Fundamentals of photocatalysis
  • 15.3 Photocatalytic activity in BNMs
  • 15.4 Application of BNMs for photocatalytic degradation of organic contaminants
  • 15.5 Challenges and perspectives
  • 15.6 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 16 Synthesis and photocatalytic applications of CuxO/ZnO in environmental remediation
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 16.1 Introduction
  • 16.2 Synthesis of CuxO/ZnO
  • 16.3 Photocatalytic activity of CuxO/ZnO
  • 16.4 CuxO/ZnO in water treatment applications
  • 16.5 CuxO/ZnO in water disinfection
  • 16.6 Conclusion and perspectives
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 17 Phytogenic-mediated nanoparticles for the management of water pollution
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 17.1 Introduction
  • 17.2 Overview of nanotechnology and phytogenic-mediated nanoparticles
  • 17.3 Nanoparticles-based wastewater treatment technologies
  • 17.4 Applications of nanomaterials in management of water pollution
  • 17.5 Conclusions and future outlooks
  • References
  • Chapter 18 Magnetic nanoparticles and their application in sustainable environment
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 18.1 Introduction
  • 18.2 Physical properties of MNPs
  • 18.3 Chemical synthesis of MNPs
  • 18.4 Green synthesis of MNPs
  • 18.5 Applications of MNPs
  • 18.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 19 Future development, prospective, and challenges in the application of green nanocomposites in environmental remediation
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 19.1 Introduction
  • 19.2 Global potentiality and opportunity of green nanocomposites
  • 19.3 Green polymer nanocomposites
  • 19.4 Production mechanism of green nanocomposite polymer
  • 19.5 Functional properties of green nanocomposite
  • 19.6 Application of green nanocomposite in the engineering field
  • 19.7 Prospective strategies for improvement in green nanocomposite
  • 19.8 Environmental impact of green nanocomposite
  • 19.9 Conclusions
  • References
  • Section 3 Miscellaneous Applications
  • Chapter 20 Nanotechnology for biosensor applications
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 20.1 Introduction
  • 20.2 Biomaterials in nanoscales
  • 20.3 Classification of nanobiosensor
  • 20.4 Nanotechnology-based biosensor applications
  • 20.5 Future trends
  • 20.6 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 21 Ultrasmall fluorescent nanomaterials for sensing and bioimaging applications
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 21.1 Introduction
  • 21.2 Metal NCs
  • 21.3 Synthesis of metal NCs
  • 21.4 Applications of metal NCs
  • 21.5 Carbon dots
  • 21.6 Applications of CDs
  • 21.7 Summary
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 22 Synthesis of advanced carbon-based nanocomposites for biomedical application
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 22.1 Introduction
  • 22.2 Synthesis of CNTs
  • 22.3 Synthesis of CNT-based nanocomposites
  • 22.4 Functionalization of CNT-based nanocomposites for biomedical applications
  • 22.5 Applications of CNT and their nanocomposites in biomedicine
  • 22.6 Concluding remarks
  • References
  • Chapter 23 Synthesis of metal oxide–based nanocomposites for energy storage application
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 23.1 Introduction
  • 23.2 Potential methods for synthesis of metal oxide nanocomposites
  • 23.3 Importance of metal-oxide nanocomposites in energy storage devices
  • 23.4 Energy-based applications of metal-oxide nanocomposites
  • 23.5 Conclusions and future perspective
  • Acknowledgments
  • Conflicts of interest
  • References
  • Chapter 24 Engineered uses of nanomaterials for sustainable cementitious composites
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 24.1 Introduction
  • 24.2 Nanotechnology—the state of the art
  • 24.3 Cementitious composites incorporating nanomaterials
  • 24.4 Conclusion and future perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 25 The carbon nanomaterials with abnormally high specific surface area for liquid adsorption
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 25.1 Introduction
  • 25.2 Materials and methods
  • 25.3 Results and discussion
  • 25.4 Comparison with other materials
  • 25.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 26 Magnetic nanoparticles and its composites toward the remediation of electromagnetic interference pollution
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 26.1 Introduction
  • 26.2 Objective
  • 26.3 EMI shielding mechanism
  • 26.4 EMI shielding materials
  • 26.5 Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 27 Role of nanotechnology in enhancing crop production and produce quality
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 27.1 Introduction
  • 27.2 Application of NPs in agriculture
  • 27.3 Role of nanotechnology in disease and pest management
  • 27.4 Application of NPs for soil health management and restoration
  • 27.5 Role of NPs in soil remediation/clean up
  • 27.6 Prospects
  • 27.7 Conclusions
  • References
  • Chapter 28 Sustainable environmentally friendly approaches to the recycling of spent selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts
  • Abstract
  • Keywords
  • 28.1 Introduction
  • 28.2 Nitrogen oxides (NOx) problem and the current situation
  • 28.3 Selective reduction catalyst process and its uses
  • 28.4 Management and disposal of spent SCR catalyst: current approaches
  • 28.5 Tungsten, vanadium, and titanium: demand, uses, and production methods
  • 28.6 Current recycling methods for spent SCR catalyst and future prospects
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 830
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: January 13, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128245477
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323852920

About the Editors

Rama Rao Karri

Dr. Rama Rao Karri M.Tech, PhD is a Senior Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei. He received his M. Tech. from IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, and a PhD from IIT Delhi, Delhi, India, both in Chemical Engineering. He worked as Postdoc at the National University of Singapore, Singapore and has more than 18 years of experience in academia, industry, and research. He has published around 86 research articles in reputed journals, book chapters, and conference proceedings with over 1200 citations and has an h-index of 19 (Scopus and Google Scholar). He is an editorial board member for 6 renowned journals and peer-review member for more than 74 reputed journals. He was the Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering (IJCCE), IGI Global, USA from January 2019 to April 2020).

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Assistant Professor, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam

Janardhan Reddy Koduru

Dr Janardhan Reddy Koduru is an Associate Professor, in the Department of Environmental Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea. His research interests are as follows: Development of low-toxic nanomaterials or nanocomposites by synthetic chemistry and green routes and were utilized for energy and environmental applications. Synthesis of graphene oxide-based nanocomposites and nano-metal oxides impregnated bio-sorbents by advanced green ways for sustainable environmental remediation (water remediation). Management of waste biomaterials and re-use for environmental remediation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, South Korea

Nabisab Mujawar Mubarak

Dr Mubarak Mujawar is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Curtin University, Sarawak Campus, Malaysia. His main research areas are carbon nanotube/nanofiber synthesis using microwave heating, synthesis of magnetic biochar and activated carbon using microwave technology, synthesis of biofuel using microwave heating, advanced materials syntheses such as hydro char, and graphene using microwave technology, functionalization of carbon nanotube for sensor application, application of CNTs and CNFs for removal liquids and gases pollutant, protein purification using carbon nanomaterials, immobilization of enzyme on carbon nanotubes and advanced material and reaction engineering etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University, Sarawak Campus, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia

Erick R. Bandala

Erick,R Bandala is an Assistant Research Professor in the Division of Hydrologic Sciences, at the Desert Research Institute. Las Vegas, USA. His research is in water quality, water treatment and site restoration. His major experience is in developing countries on the generation and adaptation of technology for the generation of safe drinking water and proper sanitation. Specific research interest includes solar driven advanced oxidation processes, assessing the effect of climate change on water quality, developing adaptive technologies for sustainable water quality management, water chemistry, stormwater quality and treatment.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Research Professor in the Division of Hydrologic Sciences, at the Desert Research Institute

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