clean technology industry Books

  • Industrial Cleaning Technology

    This book contains a comprehensive review of current industrial cleaning techniques including those using traditional low, medium, and high pressure water, solvents, chemical compounds and foam, wet and soluble abrasives, 'pigging devices', biotechnology processes and the latest computerized 'state-of-the-art' in-line automatic techniques. ...

  • Clean Technology and the Environment

    This important book describes the concept of 'clean technology' as an approach for protecting the environment by preventing the pollution at source, minimising waste and reducing energy use. General chapters on the economics, and research and management implications of a 'clean technology' approach are followed by detailed coverage of ...

  • Clean Technology 2008: CD-ROM

    These proceedings from the 2008 CTSI conference provide the most prestigious forum in the world for leading clean tech scientists. The papers from the conference have been compiled into one easy-to-use CD-ROM to create the most authoritative and comprehensive compendium available across all of clean technology. The CD covers bioenergy fuels, ...

  • Clean Technology for the Manufacture of Speciality Chemicals

    Producing large quantities of waste is not only environmentally unacceptable, it is also not viable in economic terms. The chemical industry, particularly the speciality and pharmaceuticals sectors, is becoming increasingly aware of the advantages associated with clean technology, particularly in terms of competitive advantage and environmental ...

  • Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective

    Hydraulic Fracturing Impacts and Technologies: A Multidisciplinary Perspective serves as an introduction to hydraulic fracturing and provides balanced coverage of its benefits and potential negative effects. Presenting a holistic assessment of hydraulic fracturing and its environmental impacts, this book chronicles the history and development of ...

  • Wastewater Treatment: Advanced Processes and Technologies

     Features Covers emerging applications of nanotechnology for wastewater treatment Includes integrated cost-based design methodologies Focuses on the design of main treatment units Includes auxiliary units such as primary settler, final settler, sludge digester, and thickener Provides tables, equations, figures, and graphs Includes case studies and ...

  • Technologies for Environmental Cleanup: Soil and Groundwater

    Industrialized nations are facing a broad range of environmental restoration problems associated with contamination of surface-subsurface soils. Remedial action is assigned a high priority because of possibly dangerous drinking water contamination and non-compliance situations. Numerous technologies, both commercially available or in various ...

  • Scientific and Technological Achievements Related to the Development of European Cities

    What will the city of the future look like? Advanced research and international cooperation, as presented here, have analyzed the problems (urban air and water pollution, waste treatment, illumination) and are offering new ways to solve them. The city in general can be considered on the basis of two models - Sociopolis vs. Technopolis - and ...

  • India Water Markets: Opportunities for wastewater treatment in a tougher regulatory climate

    The new NDA government in India is set to put a stop to water pollution. From the clean-up of River Ganga and new regulations for wastewater discharge to tougher action on industrial polluters, there will be significant investment in the Indian municipal and industrial water markets.Advanced technologies, plant upgrades and new wastewater ...

  • Principles of Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatment

    Principles of Membrane Bioreactors for Wastewater Treatmentᅠdescribes the state-of-the-art of MBR technology, principles of MBR and design and operation of plants. Membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology is a wastewater treatment method combining biological pollutant treatment with physical membrane separation. It has gained increasing commercial ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • The Modern Problems of Electrostatics with Applications in Environment Protection

    Among the many technological and legal efforts being made to restore our environment, electrostatic technologies may well hold the solution to the cleaning of air, water and soil. Such technologies include non-thermal plasma processing - electron beam irradiation, electrical discharge, hybrid plasma systems. The book also contains ...

  • Six Thousand Feet Under: Burying The Carbon Problem

    The UK is missing the opportunity to be a world leader in tackling climate change due to Government inaction.This report argues that Carbon Capture and Storage is essential to meet UK CO2 targets and deliver clean electricity and that the UK is ideally placed to spearhead a new movement to cutting carbon emissions internationally. This however is ...

  • Water - An Essential Resource

    Water is the source of all life. Yet clean water is becoming an increasingly rare resource in many parts of the world.In the course of laboratory research and tests under practical conditions carried out over several years in collaboration with partners from science and industry, UFZ scientists have succeeded in demonstrating that waste water can ...

  • Physical and Chemical Properties of Aerosols

    An aerosol is a suspension of fine particles in a gas, usually air, and is generally taken to include both solid and liquid particles with dimensions ranging from a few nanometres up to around 100 micrometres in diameter. Aerosol sicence is the study of the physics and chemistry of aerosol behaviour and this includes techniques of generating ...

  • Plasma Assisted Decontamination of Biological and Chemical Agents

    Plasma decontamination is a rapidly expanding area of modern science and engineering. An increasing number of engineers are using plasma methods for decontamination of chemical and biological agents. Plasma decontamination is effectively applied today to clean and sterilize different surfaces, high volume air and water streams, industrial ...

  • Plasma Assisted Decontamination of Biological and Chemical Agents

    Plasma decontamination is a rapidly expanding area of modern science and engineering. An increasing number of engineers are using plasma methods for decontamination of chemical and biological agents. Plasma decontamination is effectively applied today to clean and sterilize different surfaces, high volume air and water streams, industrial ...

  • Stormwater Runoff: I Can Make A Difference (Video)

    Review the devastating effects of stormwater runoff with your employees. Oil, grease, harmful bacteria, pesticides and fertilizers are just a few of the contaminants found in stormwater runoff. This program describes these and other devastating effects of stormwater runoff, and shows how the government and private industry can work together to ...

  • Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering

    Explores the fundamental concepts of sustainable wastewater treatment Uses the concept of mass balance to develop models applicable to various unit processes Examines energy production from wastewater treatment with calculations Addresses U.S. EPA and international standards Covers recent advances in nutrient removal concepts and technologies ...

  • Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

    About 4000 medical compounds are being used in the drugs applied today. It is estimated that worldwide consumption of active compounds amounts to some 100 000 tons or more per year. Consequently, there is a need to highlight the most important questions and issues related to presence of pharmaceuticals in the environment. Pharmaceuticals in the ...

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