Bioremediation Engineering Design and Applications

ISBN-10: 0070126143
ISBN-13: 9780070126145
Edition: 1995
Authors: John T. Cookson
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Book details

List price: $119.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 11/22/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 524
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Application of Biological Processes
Introduction
Historical Beginnings
Bioengineering
Bioremediation Engineering
Chemical Nature of Hazardous Spills
Application of Bioremediation
Managing a Bioremediation Project
Introduction
Defining the Project and Goals
The Project Team
Initial Review of Remediation Options
Site Characterization
Screening and Selecting Remediation Alternatives
Developing the Design Concept
Supporting Elements
Health and Safety Plan
Spill and Contingency Plan
Monitoring Plan
Community Relations Plan
Residuals Management
Site Utilities
Permit Requirements
Treatability Studies
Revising Process Design
Finalize Design
Remediation Field Activities
Microbial Systems of Bioremediation
Introduction
Microbial Energy
Microbial Metabolism
Other Significant Reactions
Electron Acceptors
Enzyme Activity
Microbiology of Bioremediation
Microbial Divisions
Bioremediation Organisms
Bioprocess Control Parameters
Biological Process Requirements
Substrate
Electron Acceptors
Required Environmental Conditions
Growth Nutrients
Optimizing Microbial Transformation of Hazardous Chemicals
Introduction
Petroleum Aliphatic and Alicyclic Hydrocarbons
Chemical Nature
Microbial Metabolism
Summation
Petroleum Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chemical Nature
Microbial Metabolism
Summation
Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Chemical Nature
Microbial Metabolism
Summation
Halogenated Aromatic Compounds
Chemical Nature
Microbial Metabolism
Summation
Halogenated Aliphatic Compounds
Chemical Nature
Microbial Metabolism
Summation
Microbial Detoxification of Specialty Chemicals
Introduction
Pesticides
Chemical Nature
Halogenated Aliphatic Pesticides
Chlorinated Cyclic Aliphatic Pesticides
Pentachiorophenol and DDT
Chlorinated Phenoxyalkanoates
Halogenated Aniline-Base Pesticides
Cyclodiene Pesticides
Nitrogen Pesticides: Carbamate, Carbamothioate, and Dicarboximide
Pyrethroid Pesticides
Organophosphonate Pesticides
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Chemical Nature
Degradation Potential
Azo Dyes
Chemical Nature
Degradation Potential
Site Characterization for Bioremediation
Introduction
Site Surveys
Assessments for Biological Processes
Carbon and Energy
Electron Acceptor
Microbial Activity
Nutrient Conditions
Other Environmental Factors
Assessments for In Situ Bioremediation
Distribution of Contamination
Microbial Activity
Soll and Water Characteristics
Assessments for Process Control
Hydrogeological Characterization
Confirming Transport Characteristics
In Situ Bioremediation
Introduction
Hydraulic Control
Subsurface Delivery Systems
Gravity Injection
Force Injection
Recovery Systems
Injection/Recovery Well Configurations
Clogging Control
Suspended Solids Clogging
Biofouling
Chemical Clogging
In Situ Oxygen Sources
Aeration of a Well Bore
Injection of Oxygenated Water
Injection of Hydrogen Peroxide
In Situ Cometabolism
Electron Acceptor Delivery Rates
Bioventing
Application
Design
Costs and Selection of the Oxygen Source
Off-Gas Treatment
Clean-Up Time
Site Monitoring
Solid- and Slurry-Phase Bioremediation
Introduction
Design Considerations
Mass Transfer
Materials Handling
Land Farming
Design and Operation
Bioremediation Applications
Composting
Process Description
Windrow System
Static Pile Process
In-Vessel Composting
Process Control
Bioremediation Applications
Slurry Treatment
Advantages over Solid Phase
Slurry Bioreactors
Slurry Lagoon Systems
Liquid-Phase Bioremediation
Introduction
Process Design Parameters and Relationships
Enzyme-Substrate Kinetics
Monod Equation
Models for Reactor Designs
Design and Operation Emphasis
Low Energy and Low Growth Yielding Substrates
Cometabolism and Sequencing Metabolic Modes
Bioreactor Start-Up
Life-Cycle Design
Volatilization Control
Suspended Bioreactors
Activated Sludge Process
Powder-Activated Carbon Activated Sludge Process
Alternative Anoxic Oxic Process
Sequencing Batch Reactor
Fixed Biofilm Reactors
Properties of Immobilized Biomass
The Support Media
Packed-Bed Reactors
Trickling Filters
Fluidized-Bed Reactors
Rotating Biological Contactors
Air Sparged Reactors
Treatability Studies
Introduction
Purpose of Treatability Studies
Experimental Design
Bases of Design
Developing Protocols
Methodologies and Costs
Equipment
Protocols
Example Protocol
Test Protocol for Evaluating the Capability of Indigenous Microorganisms
Appendix A
Definition of Hazardous Waste
Listings of Hazardous Waste
Ignitability
Corrosivity
Reactivity
Toxicity
Mixture and "Derived from" Rules
Hazardous Substances List and Contamination Group Codes
Calculating Process Requirements
Mass Requirements for Electron Acceptor and Nutrients
Balancing Redox Reactions
Example Problem
Delivery Rates for Electron Acceptor and Nutrients
Rate of Degradation
Example Problem
Bioventing Example Problem
References
Index

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