Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Purification

  • Anming Hu
  • Allen Apblett

Part of the Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology book series (LNNST, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Robert Liang, Anming Hu, Mélisa Hatat-Fraile, Norman Zhou
    Pages 1-45
  3. Robert Liang, Anming Hu, Mélisa Hatat-Fraile, Norman Zhou
    Pages 47-77
  4. Pengyi Zhang, Zhenmin Li
    Pages 79-110
  5. Sarang V. Muley, Nuggehalli M. Ravindra
    Pages 159-224
  6. Aleksandra Sokolowski, Stephanie Gora, Susan Andrews
    Pages 275-306
  7. Ken Oakes, Zhi Shan, Rajendran Kaliaperumal, Shine Xu Zhang, Martin Mkandawire
    Pages 307-361
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 363-373

About this book


This book describes the latest progress in the application of nanotechnology for water treatment and purification. Leaders in the field present both the fundamental science and a comprehensive overview of the diverse range of tools and technologies that have been developed in this critical area. Expert chapters present the unique physicochemical and surface properties of nanoparticles and the advantages that these provide for engineering applications that ensure a supply of safe drinking water for our growing population. Application areas include generating fresh water from seawater, preventing contamination of the environment, and creating effective and efficient methods for remediation of polluted waters. The chapter authors are leading world-wide experts in the field with either academic or industrial experience, ensuring that this comprehensive volume presents the state-of-the-art in the integration of nanotechnology with water treatment and purification.

  • Covers both wastewater and drinking water treatment
  • Provides concise yet thorough coverage of the fundamentals of nanomaterials and treatment processes as well as insights into future R&D trends
  • Presents the latest progress in research and prototype testing lines
  • Written for a broad audience of engineers, researchers, municipal water managers, and policymakers


Anti-bacteria TiO2 Nanowire Membranes Anti-fouling TiO2 Nanowire Membranes Arsenic Removal from Water Nanoparticle Technology Carbon Nanotubes Water Treatment DBPs Suppression Desalination Nano Disinfection Mechanism Drinking Water Treatment Nano EDCs Degradation Fullerene Nanodiamond Radioactive Material Removal Functional Nanomaterials Water Treatment Graphene Oxide Water Treatment Magnetic Activated Carbon Water Treatment Metal Nanoparticles Environmental Cleanup Nanomaterials Toxicity and Environmental Issues Nanotechnology Ecosystem Remediation Nanotechnology Water Purification Nanotechnology Water Treatment PPCPs Polymer-based Membranes Water Treatment Removal Emergen Pollutants Wastewater and Drinking Water Solar Disinfection TiO2 Nanoparticles TiO2 Coated Thin Films Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation TiO2 Nanomaterials Water Treatment TiO2 Nanowire Membranes Drinking Water TiO2 Nanowire Membranes Wastewater Wastewater Nanotechnology Water Treatment Book

Editors and affiliations

  • Anming Hu
    • 1
  • Allen Apblett
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical EngineeringUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryOklahoma State UniversityStillwaterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-06577-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-06578-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2195-2159
  • Series Online ISSN 2195-2167
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