Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment

Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment

The ebook edition of this title is freely available as an Open Access text under a CC BY licence

Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment is the second volume in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series, and focusses on the unit operations and processes associated with biological wastewater treatment. The major topics covered are:

  • microbiology and ecology of wastewater treatment
  • reaction kinetics and reactor hydraulics
  • conversion of organic and inorganic matter
  • sedimentation
  • aeration

The theory presented in this volume forms the basis upon which the other books of the series are built.

About the series:

This highly acclaimed series comprises seven textbooks  – available in print or as Open Access ebooks – which provide a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment. All volumes of the series have been thoroughly used by students, researchers and practitioners in developed and developing countries.

Titles in the Biological Wastewater Treatment series:

Volume 1: Wastewater Characteristics, Treatment and Disposal [1]

Volume 2: Basic Principles of Wastewater Treatment

Volume 3: Waste Stabilisation Ponds [2]

Volume 4: Anaerobic Reactors [3]

Volume 5: Activated Sludge and Aerobic Biofilm Reactors [4]

Volume 6: Sludge Treatment and Disposal [5]

Volume 7: Treatment Wetlands [6]