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Water, 4. Treatment by Flocculation and Filtration

  1. Martin Jekel1,
  2. Rolf Gimbel2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.o28_o15

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Jekel, M. and Gimbel, R. 2011. Water, 4. Treatment by Flocculation and Filtration. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technische Universität Berlin, Fachgebiet Wasserreinhaltung, Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Gerhard-Mercator-Universität Gesamthochschule Duisburg und Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wasserchemie und Wassertechnologie, Mülheim, Federal Republic of Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Flocculation
1.1.Introduction
1.2.Definitions
1.3.Chemicals Used in Coagulation and Flocculation
1.3.1.Inorganic Chemicals
1.3.2.Organic Chemicals
1.4.Kinetics of Aggregation
1.5.Process Technology for Coagulation and Flocculation
1.5.1.Dosing
1.5.2.Rapid Mixing
1.5.3.Reactors for Floc Formation
1.5.4.Integrated Flocculation Systems
1.5.5.Operational Aspects
2.Filtration
2.1.Introduction
2.2.Slow Sand Filters
2.3.Polishing Filters
2.4.Rapid Filters
2.4.1.Design
2.4.2.Areas of Application and Modes of Operation
2.4.3.Filter Performance
3.Acknowledgement