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Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies : NATO Science Partnership Sub-Series: 1 (Paperback) - Francis W. Holm

Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies

NATO Science Partnership Sub-Series: 1 (Paperback)

By: Francis W. Holm (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st August 1998
ISBN: 9780792352549
Number Of Pages: 217

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The book assesses a broad range of effluents (process residues) from a selection of worldwide technologies that have been proposed as alternatives to incineration for the remediation and destruction of chemical warfare agents and associated matA(c)riel. Treatment of metal parts and explosive or energetic materials are considered. The alternative technologies are grouped into three categories, based on process bulk operating temperature: low (0-200AC), medium (200-600AC) and high (600-3500AC). Reaction types considered include neutralisation, biodegradation, hydrolysis, electrochemical oxidation, supercritical water oxidation, wet air oxidation, plasma reactions, gasification, hydrogenation, pyrolysis, and many more. These categories include a broad spectrum of processes, some of which have been studied only in the laboratory and some of which are in commercial use for the destruction of hazardous and toxic wastes. The book will provide engineers and decision makers with an understanding of the waste management issues and environmental permit status of alternative technologies.

Preface
U.S. Chemical Stockpile Disposal Programme: The Search for Alternative Technologies
Mobile Demilitarization System Treatment Processes and Effluents
Hydrolysis and Oxidation Process Effluents of Some Chemical Warfare Agents and Possible Secondary Treatments
Pilot-Scale Base Hydrolysis Processing of HMX-Based Plastic-Bonded Explosives
Cleaning of Gaseous Products from Thermal Waste Treatment
Introduction of Green Plants for the Control of Metals and Organics in Environmental Remediation
Removal of Arsenical By-Products from Chemical Warfare Destruction Effluents
Effluents from Alternative Demilitarization Technologies: Products of Incomplete Reaction
Risk Assessment of the Potential Hazard Connected with the Objects of Storage of Warfare Chemical Agents: Kambarka
Public Involvement: Matters for the People in Technology Applications
Appendix
Index
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ISBN: 9780792352549
ISBN-10: 0792352548
Series: NATO Science Partnership Sub-Series: 1 (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 217
Published: 31st August 1998
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.88 x 16.41  x 1.35
Weight (kg): 0.37