Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation presents both contextual information about aerogels, from common to advanced aerogels, natural to synthetic, along with details about its application in environmental remediation. The book addresses common day-to-day environmental problems and solutions using natural and synthetic aerogel materials. It discusses fabrication of various aerogel composites and their design and applications towards different environmental remediation technologies and compares the properties and advantages of aerogels in contrast to traditional materials. Given the consistent increase in environmental pollution, the need to explore new materials and advances in remediation technology is becoming more urgent. This valuable resource bring researchers and practitioners in environmental remediation and environmental science and engineering to the forefront of remediation technologies with a thorough understanding of the benefits of and techniques used in relation to aerogel composites. Covers the basic properties of different forms of aerogels, as well as their special properties and fabrication techniques, from basic silica aerogels to present day conventional aerogels Discusses most of the major environmental remediation techniques and the advantage of aerogels for these remediation techniques in comparison to traditional methods Presents future prospects for utilizing aerogels in modern day life and fabrication of tangible products

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  • Author : Aftab Aslam Parwaz Khan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 0128208988
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation

Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation
  • Author : Aftab Aslam Parwaz Khan,Mohammad Omaish Ansari,Anish Khan,Abdullah M. Asiri
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 April 2021
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Advances in Aerogel Composites for Environmental Remediation presents both contextual information about aerogels, from common to advanced aerogels, natural to synthetic, along with details about its application in environmental remediation. The book addresses common day-to-day environmental problems and solutions using natural and synthetic aerogel materials. It discusses fabrication of various aerogel composites and their design and applications towards different environmental remediation technologies and compares the properties and advantages of aerogels in contrast to traditional materials. Given the consistent increase in

Aerogels I

Aerogels I
  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
  • Release : 15 November 2020
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This book focuses on aerogels and their applications in such areas as energy storage, thermal storage, catalysis, water splitting and environmental remediation. The materials covered include nanocellulose-, porous-, silica-, hybrid silica-, carbon-, graphene- and magnetic aerogels. Ways of modulating the pore structure of aerogels are presented, as well as surface modifications and the application of coatings. Future perspectives focus on functional foods, thickeners, stabilizers, and scaffolding in tissue repair. Keywords: Aerogels, Nanocellulose Aerogels, Non-Silicate Aerogels, Organic Aerogels, Composite Hybrid Aerogels,

Carbon Nanomaterial-Based Adsorbents for Water Purification

Carbon Nanomaterial-Based Adsorbents for Water Purification
  • Author : Suprakas Sinha Ray,Rashi Gusain,Neeraj Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 June 2020
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The deterioration of water quality and unavailability of drinkable water are pressing challenges worldwide. The removal of toxic organic and inorganic pollutants from water is vital for a clean environment, as a response to water scarcity. Adsorption-based water technologies are among the most widely used because of their high efficiency and low cost, without relying on a complex infrastructure. In recent years, carbon nanomaterials (CNMs), such as graphene and derivatives, carbon nanotubes, carbon nanofibers, nanoporous carbon, fullerenes, graphitic carbon nitride,

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation

New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation
  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Ajay Kumar Mishra
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 February 2018
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New Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation summarizes recent progress in the development of materials’ properties, fabrication methods and their applications for treatment of contaminants, pollutant sensing and detection. This book presents current research into how polymer nanocomposites can be used in environmental remediation, detailing major environmental issues, and key materials properties and existing polymers or nanomaterials that can solve these issues. The book covers the fundamental molecular structure of polymers used in environmental applications, the toxicology, economy and life-cycle analysis

Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan

Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Anitha Pius,Sreerag Gopi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 June 2020
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The Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan: Preparation and Properties, Volume One, is a must-read for polymer chemists, physicists and engineers interested in the development of ecofriendly micro and nanostructured functional materials based on chitin and their various applications. The book addresses the entirety of working with these materials, from their isolation, preparation and properties, through composites, nanomaterials, manufacturing and characterizations. This is the first of three volumes in a series that contains the latest on the major applications of chitin

Organic and Carbon Gels

Organic and Carbon Gels
  • Author : Ana Arenillas,J. Angel Menéndez,Gudrun Reichenauer,Alain Celzard,Vanessa Fierro,Francisco José Maldonado Hodar,Esther Bailόn-Garcia,Nathalie Job
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 May 2019
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This expert volume provides specialized coverage of the current state of the art in carbon gels. Carbon gels represent a promising class of materials with high added value applications and many assets, like the ability to accurately tailor their structure, porosity, and surface composition and easily dope them with numerous species. The ability to obtain them in custom shapes, such as powder, beads, monoliths, or impregnated scaffolds opens the way towards numerous applications, including catalysis, adsorption, and electrochemical energy storage,

Aerogels Handbook

Aerogels Handbook
  • Author : Michel Andre Aegerter,Nicholas Leventis,Matthias M. Koebel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 10 June 2011
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Aerogels are the lightest solids known. Up to 1000 times lighter than glass and with a density as low as only four times that of air, they show very high thermal, electrical and acoustic insulation values and hold many entries in Guinness World Records. Originally based on silica, R&D efforts have extended this class of materials to non-silicate inorganic oxides, natural and synthetic organic polymers, carbon, metal and ceramic materials, etc. Composite systems involving polymer-crosslinked aerogels and interpenetrating hybrid networks

Nanocarbon and Its Composites

Nanocarbon and Its Composites
  • Author : Anish Khan,Mohammad Jawaid,Dr. Inamuddin,Abdullah M. Ahmed Asiri
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 30 November 2018
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Nanocarbon and Its Composites: Preparation, Properties and Applications provides a detailed and comprehensive review of all major innovations in the field of nanocarbons and their composites, including preparation, properties and applications. Coverage is broad and quite extensive, encouraging future research in carbon-based materials, which are in high demand due to the need to develop more sustainable, recyclable and eco-friendly methods for materials. Chapters are written by eminent scholars and leading experts from around the globe who discuss the properties and

Nanotechnologies for Environmental Remediation

Nanotechnologies for Environmental Remediation
  • Author : Giusy Lofrano,Giovanni Libralato,Jeanette Brown
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 March 2017
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In this book discussing the principles of green chemistry and green engineering an international team of investigators present significant recent developments in applying nanoscience, nanoengineering, and nanotechnology to the area of environmental remediation. The opening chapters introduce candidate nanomaterials, properties, mechanisms that enable the applications, the advantages and limitations compared to existing processes and commercial research requirements. It then explores the detection and application of nanomaterials in photocatalytic processes and as adsorbents, and also covers the effect of nanoparticles in

Approaches in Bioremediation

Approaches in Bioremediation
  • Author : Ram Prasad,Elisabet Aranda
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 December 2018
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Bioremediation refers to the clean‐up of pollution in soil, groundwater, surface water, and air using typically microbiological processes. It uses naturally occurring bacteria and fungi or plants to degrade, transform or detoxify hazardous substances to human health or the environment. For bioremediation to be effective, microorganisms must enzymatically attack the pollutants and convert them to harmless products. As bioremediation can be effective only where environmental conditions permit microbial growth and action, its application often involves the management of ecological

Graphene Oxide in Environmental Remediation Process

Graphene Oxide in Environmental Remediation Process
  • Author : Flavio Pendolino,Nerina Armata
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 June 2017
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This book discusses the remediation process using graphene oxide as removal agent from a chemical point of view. State of the art, properties of graphene oxide and its preparation methods are reported in the introduction. Environmental issues and regulations are presented in view of applying graphene oxide dispersion to the purification of aqueous medium, especially for industrial wastewater. The remediation process, for removal organic molecules, inorganic/metallic ions, covers the last part of the book. Future prospective for graphene oxide

A New Generation Material Graphene: Applications in Water Technology

A New Generation Material Graphene: Applications in Water Technology
  • Author : Mu. Naushad
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 June 2018
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This book presents a unique collection of up-to-date applications of graphene for water science. Because water is an invaluable resource and the intelligent use and maintenance of water supplies is one of the most important and crucial challenges that stand before mankind, new technologies are constantly being sought to lower the cost and footprint of processes that make use of water resources as potable water as well as water for agriculture and industry, which are always in desperate demand. Much

The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection

The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection
  • Author : Monzer Fanun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 February 2014
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The Role of Colloidal Systems in Environmental Protection describes the importance of colloids in many applications that contribute to environmental protection, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, heavy metal remediation, treatment of radioactive materials, corrosion, and energy conversion. Knowledge of the physical and chemical composition of colloids is important to understand and accurately model the relevant processes. The book familiarizes the reader with the technological features of the application of colloids in environmental protection, and provides chemical engineers, researchers, and

Advances in Water Purification Techniques

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  • Author : Satinder Ahuja
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 November 2018
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Advances in Water Purification Techniques: Meeting the Needs of Developed and Developing Countries provides a variety of approaches to water purification that can help assist readers with their research and applications. Water contamination problems occur frequently worldwide, hence the most updated knowledge on water purification systems can be helpful in employing the right type of filter or other mechanism of decontamination. The problems with arsenic contamination of water in Bangladesh and the lead problem in Flint, Michigan remind us of

Enhancing Cleanup of Environmental Pollutants

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  • Author : Naser A. Anjum,Sarvajeet Singh Gill,Narendra Tuteja
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 June 2017
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This two-volume work is an effort to provide a common platform to environmental engineers, microbiologists, chemical scientists, plant physiologists and molecular biologists working with a common aim of sustainable solutions to varied environmental contamination issues. Chapters explore biological and non-biological strategies to minimize environmental pollution. Highly readable entries attempt to close the knowledge gap between plant - microbial associations and environmental remediation. Volume 2 focuses on the non-biological/chemical approaches for the cleanup of contaminated soils. Important concepts such as the