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

By Christian Kennes, Maria C. Veiga

In contemporary years, pollution has develop into an immense around the world challenge. Air toxins can have an effect on metabolic job, bog down fit improvement, and convey carcinogenic and poisonous homes in people. during the last twenty years, using microbes to take away pollution from infected air streams has develop into a commonly permitted and effective replacement 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 taking a look at either the optimization of bioreactors and the advance of purifier biofuels.

Structured in 5 components, the booklet covers:

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

pollution Prevention and regulate: Bioreactors and Bioenergy is the 1st reference paintings to offer a huge evaluate of bioprocesses for the mitigation of pollution. basically meant for researchers and scholars in environmental engineering, biotechnology and utilized microbiology, the booklet can be of curiosity to business and governmental researchers.

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For some pollutants such as perchloroethylene, with four chlorine atoms, it has actually not been possible to prove any aerobic biodegradation so far, while PCE is well biodegraded under anaerobic conditions [19]. Anaerobic biodegradation of chlorinated aliphatic compounds usually follows successive dechlorination steps, with gradual replacement of a chlorine atom by hydrogen. As an example, anaerobic PCE degradation follows the reductive dechlorination steps shown in the following pathway: tetrachloroethylene → trichloroethylene → cis-1,2-dichloroethylene(+ trans-DCE + 1,1-DCE) → vinyl chloride → ethylene/ethane The anaerobic biodegradation rates decrease stepwise with the removal of chlorine atoms.

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