Nanotechnology and the Environment

 Nanotechnology and the Environment
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Reference $99.95 / £52.99
Publication Date Imprint
07/15/08 CRC
Disciplines ISBN
General 9781420060195
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Description

While nanotechnology research is booming, increased nanofabrication also results in greater environmental implications of pollutant effects from these emerging industries. Nanotechnology and the Environment provides a fundamental understanding of the properties of nanoscale materials and the implications for worker safety and the environment. This book presents a comprehensive overview of developing environmental regulations and the implications for possible human health and environmental effects. Offering cohesive and authoritative coverage of the limitations of nanotechnology, this text also discusses the current and potential use of nanomaterials for environmental remediation.

Table of Contents

Nanoscale Materials: Definition and Properties. Historical Uses of Nanomaterials in Environmental Applications. Overview of Manufacturing Processes. Developing Regulations. Worker Protection. Environmental Fate and Transport. Water and Wastewater Treatmetn. Risk Assessment. Use in Environmetnal Remediation.

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Features

  • Reviews properties of nanoscale materials
  • Explores implications for human health
  • Addresses environmental issues related to nanoscale materials
  • Discusses developing regulations