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Coagulation and flocculation

John Bratby

Coagulation and flocculation

with an emphasis on water and wastewater treatment

by John Bratby

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Published by Uplands Press in Croydon, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coagulation.,
  • Flocculation.,
  • Sewage -- Purification.,
  • Water -- Purification.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementJohn Bratby.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14204234M

    Thus, in terms of water treatment, both can be differentiated easily. Furthermore, blended organic and inorganic chemicals are often more effective than either organic or inorganic coagulants alone. The Egyptians, as early as BC, used almonds smeared around a vessel to clarify river water. However, the optimum pH to minimize residual aluminum also depends on other substances in solution. It is very important to gently mix the flocculating agent at a slow speed so that small flocs can easily agglomerate into large particles, and finally settle down. This self-precipitating chemistry is generally significantly more expensive to use than inorganic coagulants, but it can be economical when sludge removal and disposal costs are factored in.

    At a glance Factsheet Block Body Working Principle Suspended particles are destabilised by addition of a clarifying agent leading to the neutralisation of their charges. PACl coagulants appeared to have a higher virucidal activity compared with alum. To further reduce the fluoride to 1. The negative charge carried by the oocysts is believed to arise from carboxylic acid groups in surface proteins.

    There are various ways to induce velocity gradients: baffled chambers; granular media beds; diffused air; spiral flow chambers; reciprocating blades and rotating blades. With CEPT, one can expect to remove particulate components, together with some portion of the colloidal components. You don't surf the Web using dial-up anymore, so why are you still using a legacy PLM solution that's blocking your ability to innovate? Higher molecular weight humic acids tend to be easier to remove.


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Coagulation and flocculation book

For example, to reduce fluoride from 3. Typically these are mounted concentrically within an enclosed pipe, with the jet discharging against the flow, as shown in Figure 6. For water treatment, coagulation is generally followed by flocculation.

The concepts of floc aggregation and floc breakup influenced the development of flocculating feedwells in secondary clarifiers to optimize performance Parker et al.

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Such methods include adsorption and physical straining. EPA surface water treatment rule requires As the size of particles becomes progressively smaller, the total surface area becomes extremely large for a given total particle mass.

It is feasible that colloidal particles may be removed from dispersions by methods other than those relying on gravity effects. This separation is usually achieved by sedimentation decantationflotation or filtration. The Egyptians, as early as BC, used almonds smeared around a vessel to clarify river water.

This self-precipitating chemistry is generally significantly more expensive to use than inorganic coagulants, but it can be economical when sludge removal and disposal costs are factored in.

There are also polymerized aluminum-iron blends. Biology[ edit ] Flocculation is used in biotechnology applications in conjunction with microfiltration to improve the efficiency of biological feeds. When using polyelectrolytes as flocculant aids, floc formation improves but does not appear to improve virus removals beyond those achieved using metal coagulants alone.

Many people are probably familiar with the general concept of coagulation from the well-known chemically caused clotting of blood when exposed to air. Coagulants neutralize the negative electrical charge on particles, which destabilizes the forces keeping colloids apart.

When flocculants are not added, cakes form and accumulate causing low cell viability. The floc may then float to the top of the liquid creamingsettle to the bottom of the liquid sedimentationor be readily filtered from the liquid. Seller Inventory LHB All rights reserved.

In general, in-line mixers provide the best rapid mixing conditions.

Coagulation

Maintenance work should be undertaken regularly. Left: vertical paddle courtesy Amwell ; Center: horizontal reel paddle courtesy WesTech ; Right: axial flow courtesy top-right: Anco; bottom-right: Philadelphia Mixers An advantage of horizontal shaft units is that compartmentalization is simple.

At higher DOC, it appears that the mechanism is mediated by a NOM-assisted bridging between aluminum hydroxide and oocyst particles. When addressing high aluminum residuals, it is also important to determine whether the aluminum is in the particulate form, which would indicate improvements to filter retention, or whether it is soluble, which would require improving the chemistry of coagulation — particularly the pH beforefiltration.

Figure 2. Coagulation and flocculation is relatively simple and cost-effective, provided that chemicals are available and dosage is adapted to the water composition. Back-mix reactors normally comprise square tanks with vertical impellers. Coagulation and flocculation book modes of rapid mixing include in-line mixers either with or without controlled velocity gradients.

There have been attempts to remedy the lack of a universal set of definitions such as in La Mer and Healybut in some respects there still remains a certain unsatisfactoriness. Melamine Formaldehydes and Tannins These all-organic polymers act similarly to the inorganic coagulants in that they not only coagulate the colloidal material in the water, but also contribute their own precipitated floc.

These include aluminum chlorohydrate, polyaluminum chloride, polyaluminum sulfate chloride, polyaluminum silicate chloride and forms of polyaluminum chloride with organic polymers.Aug 17,  · This book provides a comprehensive account of coagulation and flocculation techniques and technologies in a single volume covering theoretical principles to practical applications.

Thoroughly revised and updated this new edition has been progressively modified and increased in scope to cater for the requirements of practitioners involved with.

Apr 03,  · Coagulation and flocculation for wastewater treatment represent tested ways to improve efficiency and remove a high volume of particles. Coagulation clumps contaminants together so they are more easily removed. Flocculating agents in wastewater treatment.

Coagulation–flocculation process is regarded as one of the most important and widely used treatment processes of industrial wastewaters due to its simplicity and effectiveness.

This paper provides a critical review on recent studies of coagulation–flocculation treatment processes of Cited by: Coagulation and Flocculation in Water and Wastewater Treatment provides a comprehensive account of coagulation and flocculation techniques and technologies in a single volume covering theoretical principles to practical applications.

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Coagulation and Flocculation in Water and Wastewater Treatment provides a comprehensive account of coagulation and flocculation techniques and technologies in a single volume covering theoretical principles to. Overview of coagulation and flocculation 1 Coagulation: Coagulation is the step where colloidal par ticles (similar t o spheres of a diameter of less than 1 micrometer) are destabilized.

Basic principle of coagulation: Coagulation comes from the latin word ˙ coagulare ¨ which means ˙ to agglomerate ¨.