Biogranulation technologies for wastewater treatment by Joo Hwa Tay

By Joo Hwa Tay

Microbial granules have sensible significance in anaerobic and cardio organic wastewater remedy. benefits of granules are retention of biomass in reactor, variety of microorganisms, complicated constitution, and resistance to detrimental stipulations. Microbial granules can be utilized to regard municipal and business wastewater for elimination of natural topic, xenobiotics, food, and heavy metals. The ebook covers just about all features of formation and use of microbial granules in wastewater therapy. the knowledge on cardio microbial granulation are comparable often to laboratory structures as a result of few pilot platforms on this planet utilizing cardio microbial granules. despite the fact that, via the analogy with anaerobic granulation, that is now used around the world, it's attainable to foretell vast purposes of cardio granulation. This ebook can assist researchers and engineers enhance those new biotechnologies of wastewater remedy in keeping with cardio granulation. * Covers all facets of formation, association, and use of microbial granules in wastewater therapy * Integrates engineering, microbiology, and biotechnology of microbial granules * contains of deep basic facts in addition to functional details for functions of microbial granules in wastewater remedy

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