Keeping this in mind, Chemistry of Ozone in Water and Wastewater Treatment: From Basic Principles to Applications discusses mechanistic details of ozone reactions as much as they are known to date and applies them to the large body of studies on micropollutant degradation (such as pharmaceuticals and endocrine disruptors) that is already available. Extensively quoting the literature and updating the available compilation of ozone rate constants gives the reader a text at hand on which his research can be based. Moreover, those that are responsible for planning or operation of ozonation steps in drinking water and wastewater treatment plants will find salient information in a compact form that otherwise is quite disperse. A critical compilation of rate constants for the various classes of compounds is given in each chapter, including all the recent publications.
This is a very useful source of information for researchers and practitioners who need kinetic information on emerging contaminants. Furthermore, each chapter contains a large selection of examples of reaction mechanisms for the transformation of micropollutants such as pharmaceuticals, pesticides, fuel additives, solvents, taste and odor compounds, cyanotoxins.
Authors: Prof. Dr. Clemens von Sonntag, Max-Planck-Institut fur Bioanorganische Chemie, Mulheim an der Ruhr, and Instrumentelle Analytische Chemie, Universitat Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany and Prof. Dr. Urs von Gunten, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Dubendorf, and Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Publisher - IWA Publishing
Language - English
Author(s) - Clemens von Sonntag
Published Date - August 31 2012
ISBN - 9781843393139
Dimesions - 24.6 x 18.9 x 2 cm
Page Count - 320
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