By Christian Kennes, Maria C. Veiga

In contemporary years, pollution has develop into a massive world wide difficulty. Air pollution can impact metabolic task, abate fit improvement, and express carcinogenic and poisonous homes in people. during the last 20 years, using microbes to take away toxins from infected air streams has develop into a extensively accredited and effective replacement to the classical actual and chemical remedy applied sciences. pollution Prevention and keep watch over: Bioreactors and Bioenergy focusses on those biotechnological possible choices taking a look at either the optimization of bioreactors and the improvement of cleanser biofuels.

Structured in 5 elements, the e-book covers:

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

pollution Prevention and regulate: Bioreactors and Bioenergy is the 1st reference paintings to offer a wide review of bioprocesses for the mitigation of pollution. basically meant for researchers and scholars in environmental engineering, biotechnology and utilized microbiology, the ebook can be of curiosity to commercial and governmental researchers.Content:
Chapter 1 creation to pollution (pages 1–18): Christian Kennes and Maria C. Veiga
Chapter 2 Biodegradation and Bioconversion of unstable toxins (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 gasoline 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 removing 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 ok. 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 unstable natural Compounds from Air within the Coating area (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 meals 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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Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 84:1419–36 (2009). N. C. Veiga, C. Kennes. Biological conversion of carbon monoxide rich syngas or waste gases to bioethanol. Biofuel Bioproducts and Biorefining, 5:93–114 (2011). R. Jiang, S. Huang, J. Yang, K. Deng, Z. Liu. Field applications of a bio-trickling filter for the removal of nitrogen oxides from flue gas. Biotechnology Letters, 31:967–73 (2009). Y. C. Veiga, C. Kennes. Bioprocesses for the removal of nitrogen oxides from polluted air, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 80:483–94 (2005).

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