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Reverse Osmosis

Reverse Osmosis

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CRC Press (Estados Unidos)

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9781498727501

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324

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Idioma Inglès. Addresses reverse osmosis use in desalination Presents the latest information regarding reverse osmosis in wastewater treatment Explains how reverse osmosis can be used in various industries, including the food industry, hydrogen production, and more Describes the challenges of reverse osmosis and contaminants such as endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals, and personal care products (PPCPs)

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For the Nonengineering Professional

Perfect for anyone without a background in science or engineering who wants to take a closer look at how water is processed and treated, Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional relates reverse osmosis in its most basic form and addresses growing concerns about the quality of tap water. What is reverse osmosis? Not to be confused with filtration—which involves straining or size exclusion—reverse osmosis involves a diffusive mechanism and separation process that is dependent on solute concentration, pressure, and the water flux rate. This book describes all of the basic processes involved in reverse osmosis operations. Presented in a conversational style—using jargon-free language—it discusses in detail the drinking water purification, wastewater reuse, desalination processes, and other freshwater applications used to ensure the safe consumption of water.
 
The book also places special emphasis on pharmaceuticals and personal care product (PPCP) contaminants, which are not typically removed from wastewater by conventional treatment processes, however, they can be removed by processes using sophisticated membrane filtration. The author provides a basic understanding of membrane technology, and explains the membrane treatment process. He details how the processes fit together within a drinking water or wastewater treatment system and presents concepts that make up water and wastewater treatment processes as a whole. He also highlights advances in reverse osmosis technology and discusses relevant applications.
 
Presents a comprehensive coverage of reverse osmosis
Discusses fundamental processes and equipment used in reverse osmosis
Provides technical terminology in simplified form
Reverse Osmosis: A Guide for the Nonengineering Professional explains how reverse osmosis is used in drinking water purification and provides readers with step-by-step instruction on the pretreatment, treatment, and post-treatment technology used in the purification of drinking water.
 
INDICE
Introduction
Why a Book about Reverse Osmosis?
Reference and Recommended Reading
Reverse Osmosis: The Nuts and Bolts
Essential and Practical Details
Concepts
Basic Terms and Definitions
Gas Laws
Solutions
References and Recommended Reading
Reverse Osmosis and Filtration Spectrum
Osmosis
Osmotic Pressure
Reverse Osmosis Process
Filtration Spectrum
References and Recommended Reading
Reverse Osmosis Equipment and System Configuration
Membrane Materials
Membrane Modules
System Configuration
References and Recommended Reading
Water Contaminants
Are We to Wait Until All Frogs "Croak"?
Water Constituents
Important Properties of Water
Water Microbiology
Water and Wastewater Microorganisms
Microorganism Classification and Differentiation
References and Recommended Reading
Water Quality Standards
Introduction
Clean Water Act
Safe Drinking Water Act
References and Recommended Reading
Conventional Water and Wastewater Treatment
Shutting Down the Pump
Conventional Water Treatment
Wastewater Treatment
Measuring Wastewater Plant Performance
Wastewater Sources and Characteristics
Wastewater Collection Systems
Preliminary Wastewater Treatment
Primary Wastewater Treatment (Sedimentation)
Secondary Wastewater Treatment
Activated Sludge
Disinfection of Wastewater
Advanced Wastewater Treatment
Solids (Sludge/Biosolids) Handling
References and Recommended Reading
RO Applications and Concentrate Disposal
Sick Water
Drinking Water Purification
Endocrine Disruptors
Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products
Wastewater Reuse: Toilet to Tap
Desalinization
Miscellaneous RO Applications
Membrane Concentrate Disposal
References and Recommended Reading
Glossary

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