Air Pollution Prevention and Control: Bioreactors and by Christian Kennes, Maria C. Veiga

By Christian Kennes, Maria C. Veiga

In fresh years, pollution has turn into an enormous around the globe hindrance. Air pollution can have an effect on metabolic task, bog down fit improvement, and show carcinogenic and poisonous houses in people. over the last 20 years, using microbes to take away toxins from infected air streams has turn into a broadly authorised and effective substitute to the classical actual and chemical therapy applied sciences. pollution Prevention and keep an eye on: Bioreactors and Bioenergy focusses on those biotechnological possible choices either the optimization of bioreactors and the improvement of cleanser biofuels.

Structured in 5 elements, the booklet covers:

  • Fundamentals and microbiological aspects
  • Biofilters, bioscrubbers and different end-of-pipe therapy technologies
  • Specific purposes of bioreactors
  • Biofuels construction from pollution and renewable assets (including biogas, biohydrogen, biodiesel and bioethanol) and its environmental impacts
  • Case stories of functions together with biotrickling filtration of waste gases, commercial bioscrubbers utilized in numerous industries and biogas upgrading

pollution Prevention and keep watch over: Bioreactors and Bioenergy is the 1st reference paintings to provide a extensive evaluate of bioprocesses for the mitigation of pollution. essentially meant for researchers and scholars in environmental engineering, biotechnology and utilized microbiology, the e-book can also be of curiosity to business and governmental researchers.Content:
Chapter 1 advent to pollution (pages 1–18): Christian Kennes and Maria C. Veiga
Chapter 2 Biodegradation and Bioconversion of unstable pollution (pages 19–30): Christian Kennes, Haris N. Abubackar and Maria C. Veiga
Chapter three id and Characterization of Microbial groups in Bioreactors (pages 31–56): Luc Malhautier, Lea Cabrol, Sandrine Bayle and Jean?Louis Fanlo
Chapter four Biofilters (pages 57–119): Eldon R. Rene, Maria C. Veiga and Christian Kennes
Chapter five Biotrickling Filters (pages 121–138): Christian Kennes and Maria C. Veiga
Chapter 6 Bioscrubbers (pages 139–153): Pierre Le Cloirec and Philippe Humeau
Chapter 7 Membrane Bioreactors (pages 155–183): Raquel Lebrero, Raul Munoz, Amit Kumar and Herman van Langenhove
Chapter eight Two?Phase Partitioning Bioreactors (pages 185–205): Hala Fam and Andrew J. Daugulis
Chapter nine Rotating organic Contactors (pages 207–220): R. Ravi, okay. Sarayu, S. Sandhya and T. Swaminathan
Chapter 10 leading edge Bioreactors and Two?Stage platforms (pages 221–246): Eldon R. Rene, Maria C. Veiga and Christian Kennes
Chapter eleven Bioprocesses for the removing of unstable Sulfur Compounds from fuel Streams (pages 247–274): Albert Janssen, Pim L. F. van den Bosch, Robert C. van Leerdam and Marco de Graaff
Chapter 12 Bioprocesses for the elimination of Nitrogen Oxides (pages 275–291): Yaomin Jin, Lin Guo, Osvaldo D. Frutos, Maria C. Veiga and Christian Kennes
Chapter thirteen Biogas Upgrading (pages 293–318): M. Estefania Lopez, Eldon R. Rene, Maria C. Veiga and Christian Kennes
Chapter 14 Biogas (pages 319–343): Marta Ben, Christian Kennes and Maria C. Veiga
Chapter 15 Biohydrogen (pages 345–381): Bikram okay. Nayak, Soumya Pandit and Debabrata Das
Chapter sixteen Catalytic Biodiesel creation (pages 383–397): Zhenzhong Wen, Xinhai Yu, Shan?Tung Tu and Jinyue Yan
Chapter 17 Microalgal Biodiesel (pages 399–430): Hugo Pereira, Helena M. Amaro, Nadpi G. Katkam, Luisa Barreira, A. Catarina Guedes, Joao Varela and F. Xavier Malcata
Chapter 18 Bioethanol (pages 431–463): Johan W. van Groenestijn, Haris N. Abubackar, Maria C. Veiga and Christian Kennes
Chapter 19 Biotrickling Filtration of Waste Gases from the Viscose (pages 465–484): Andreas Willers, Christian Dressler and Christian Kennes
Chapter 20 Biotrickling Filters for removing of risky natural Compounds from Air within the Coating quarter (pages 485–496): Carlos Lafita, F. Javier Alvarez?Hornos, Carmen Gabaldon, Vicente Martinez?Soria and Josep?Manuel Penya?Roja
Chapter 21 business Bioscrubbers for the nutrition and Waste Industries (pages 497–511): Pierre Le Cloirec and Philippe Humeau
Chapter 22 Desulfurization of Biogas in Biotrickling Filters (pages 513–523): David Gabriel, Marc A. Deshusses and Xavier Gamisans
Chapter 23 Full?Scale Biogas Upgrading (pages 525–544): Jort Langerak, Robert Lems and Erwin H. M. Dirkse

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They can be grouped into aliphatic and aromatic compounds containing only some or all of the following species: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen (Cx Hy Oz ); and those also containing other species, such as halogenated or sulphur compounds. For the former, when focusing on the biodegradation of pollutants, the main goal will be to produce water and carbon dioxide as end products, while other additional metabolites will be formed in the latter case from halogenated or 22 Air Pollution Prevention and Control sulphur compounds.

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