Part of the Earlier Brown Boveri Symposia book series (EBBS)
Treatment Techniques for Waste Water from Chemical Industries
Besides inorganic materials (acids, bases and salts), industrial waste water also contains organic substances which have to be “mineralized”, i.e. oxidized to CO2, H2O, N2 (or NO3 −), Cl− and SO4 −, before the water can be discharged. The main methods for analyzing organic material in waste water are:
total organic carbon
chemical oxygen demand
biological oxygen demand in five days
KeywordsWaste Water Chemical Oxygen Demand Maleic Acid Chlorine Dioxide Benzene Sulfonic Acid
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