Desalination Engineering: Planning and Design

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-08
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Published with the Water Environment Federation and WateReuse Association, this is a comprehensive, one-volume engineering reference on desalination. Desalination Engineering Planning Design and Operationcovers all aspects of desalination project implementationincluding planning and cost estimating, design, and equipment selection. After an overview of all key contemporary desalination technologies, the book focuses on reverse osmosis membrane desalination, which at present is the most widely applied technology for production of fresh drinking water from highly saline water sources. Offers theoretical principles of desalination and their practical application Presents a step-by-step approach for selection, design, and cost estimating of key desalination plant treatment components Contains examples in each chapter illustrating various technologies and their implementations Explains how to troubleshoot typical desalination plant operational challenges and operate desalination plants more efficiently

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Desalination Engineering: An Overview
Chapter 2. Source Water Quality Characterization
Chapter 3. Reverse Osmosis Desalination Fundamentals
Chapter 4. Project Planning and Basic Design Considerations
Chapter 5. Project Environmental Review and Permitting
Chapter 6. Intakes for Source Water Collection
Chapter 7. Source Water Intake Pump Station
Chapter 8. Source Water Screens
Chapter 9. Source Water Conditioning
Chapter 10. Sand Removal, Sedimentation and Dissolved Air Flotation
Chapter 11. Pretreatment by Granular Media Filtration
Chapter 12. Pretreatment by Membrane Filtration
Chapter 13. Comparison of Granular Media and Membrane Filtration
Chapter 14. Reverse Osmosis Separation
Chapter 15. Post Treatment of Desalinated Water
Chapter 16. Desalination Plant Discharge Management
Chapter 17. Desalination Cost Estimating

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