April 3, 2018

Read e-book online Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects PDF

By David E. Reisner,T. Pradeep

ISBN-10: 1138073091

ISBN-13: 9781138073098

ISBN-10: 1466512245

ISBN-13: 9781466512245

The world’s clean water offers are dwindling rapidly—even wastewater is now thought of an asset. by means of 2025, lots of the world's inhabitants might be dealing with severe water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: international Prospects breaks new floor with its informative and leading edge creation of the applying of nanotechnology to the remediation of infected water for consuming and commercial use. It offers a accomplished evaluation, from a world standpoint, of the newest examine and advancements within the use of nanotechnology for water purification and desalination methods.

The publication additionally covers ways to remediation resembling excessive floor sector nanoscale media for adsorption of poisonous species, UV remedy of pathogens, and regeneration of saturated media with purposes in municipal water provides, produced water from fracking, ballast water, and extra. It additionally discusses membranes, desalination, sensing, engineered polymers, magnetic nanomaterials, electrospun nanofibers, photocatalysis, endocrine disruptors, and Al13 clusters. It explores physics-based phenomena reminiscent of subcritical water and cavitation-induced sonoluminescence, and fog harvesting.

With contributions from specialists in constructed and constructing nations, together with people with critical infection, corresponding to China, India, and Pakistan, the book’s content material spans a variety of the topic components that fall lower than the aquananotechnology banner, both squarely or tangentially. The e-book strongly emphasizes sorption media, with huge software to a myriad of contaminants—both geogenic and anthropogenic—keeping in brain that it's not sufficient for water to be potable, it should also be palatable.

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