Environmental Biotechnology (Oxford Higher Education)

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Environmental Biotechnology discusses the development, use, and regulation of biological systems for remediation of contaminated environments and for environment friendly processes.

The book begins with a definition of relevant terms, a discussion of different types of pollution and wastes and goes on to provide exhaustive coverage of the treatment of liquid and solid wastes, economic and social aspects of waste treatment, and the analytical methods for environmental monitoring. The book also includes a separate chapter on the stoichiometry and reaction kinetics essentail for the design of bioreactors. This book concludes with a case study of the design and economic evaluation of an integrated biogas plant for a dairy farm.

Written in a lucid style, the book should be useful to students of both engineering and bioscience.

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B. Bhattacharyya is a Professor and Head of the Department of Food Technology at Techno India, Salt Lake in Kolkata, India. Rintu Banerjee is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering at IIT Kharagpur in India.

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Bhattacharyya, Rintu Banerjee
Published by Oxford University Press, USA (2008)
ISBN 10: 0195687825 ISBN 13: 9780195687828
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