Sludge Engineering: the Treatment and Disposal of Wastewater Sludges

2011-01-01
Sanin, Faika Dilek
Vesilind, P. Aarne
Clarkson, W. W.
Presents and explains the theory of sludge treatment Covers US and European disposal regulations and practices Intended for advanced students and practitioners of wastewater engineering, this text offers the theory and quantitative rationale for treating wastewater and industrial sludges , with public safety and efficiency in mind. The authors bring both an instructional and engineering background to the subject of sludge, presenting the necessary calculations as well as clearly explained design alternatives for each process in sludge handling. The authors are fully attuned to the controversies surrounding sludge disposal and carefully lay out US and European regulations that govern current technologies. The book offers important information on emerging practices for safe and legal sludge disposal. Numerous case studies and sample problems are included.