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Editors: Liam R. Wesley
Book Description:
The peculiar characteristics of clays provide it with very interesting adsorption qualities, especially for polar or ionizable molecules. Some of these characteristics include the silicates' sheet structure that makes a large surface area accessible for adsorption; the usually significant surface charge that can be responsible for strong electrostatic interactions; and clays' swelling properties and presence of exchangeable surface cations that facilitate ion-exchange mechanisms. Added to their wide availability and associated low cost, these characteristics have motivated in recent years an increasing interest in utilizing natural, processed or chemically-modified clays for the removal of organic contaminants from aqueous solutions. This book discusses the application of clay materials for the removal of organic compounds from contaminated waters. It also discusses several other topics that include time and temperature related behavior of clays; mechanical treatment of clay minerals; the workability of natural clays and clays in the ceramics industry; recent advances in hydraulic performance of clay liners; and the genesis, properties and industrial applications of bauxitic lithomargic clay. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp.vii-xv

The Time- and Temperature-Related Behavior of Clays: Microscopic Considerations and Macroscopic Modeling
(Victor N. Kaliakin, Meysam Mashayekhi, Andrés Nieto-Leal, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, U.S.A. and others)pp.1-44

Estimation of Diffusion Coefficients for Organic Solutes of Environmental Concern in Saturated Clay-Silt Mixtures
(Derya Ayral, Avery Demond, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, MI, U.S.A.)pp.45-66

Mechanochemical Treatment of Clay Minerals by Dry Grinding: Nanostructured Materials with Enhanced Surface Properties and Reactivity
(L. Pérez-Villarejo, S. Martínez-Martínez, D. Eliche-Quesada, B. Carrasco-Hurtado, P.J. Sánchez-Soto, Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, Higher Polytechnic School of Linares, University of Jaén, Jaén, Spain and others)pp.67-114

Applications of Clay Materials for the Removal of Organic Xenobiotics from Contaminated Waters
(A. Dordio, A. J. P. Carvalho, Chemistry Department, University of Évora, Évora, Portugal and others)pp.115-144

Using Solid Wastes As Raw Materials in Clay Bricks
(Lázaro V. Cremades, Joan A. Cusidó, Cecilia Soriano, Martí Devant, Departament de Projectes d’Enginyeria, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain and others)pp.145-182

The Workability of Natural Clays and Clays in the Ceramics Industry
(Graham Barnes, Graham Barnes Consultancy)pp.183-202

Influence of Temperature, pH and Ionic Strength in the Ability to Remove the Dye Reactive Navy Blue Using Bentonite Clay/Charcoal Composite by Factorial Design
(Neucineia Vieira Chagas, Jeferson Meira Santos, Maria Lurdes Felsner, Marcos Roberto da Rosa, Karin Cristiane Justi, Department of Chemistry, Campus Cedeteg, Universidade Estadual do Centro-Oeste, Guarapuava, Brazil)pp.203-212

Using Simplex Lattice Experimental Design to Optimize Clay Brick Formulation
(A.Z. Destefani, J.N.F. Holanda, Fluminense Federal Institute, Campos dos Goytacazes-RJ, Brazil and others)pp.213-224

Recent Advances in Hydraulic Performance of Clay Liners
(M. T. Rayhani, A. A. Aldaeef, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada)pp.225-242

Production of Specialized Mineral Products from Modified Kaolins
(Bernard A. Goodman, Niramon Worasith, State Key Laboratory for Conservation and Utilization of Subtropical Agro-Bioresources, Guangxi University, Nanning, Guangxi, China, and others)pp.243-272

DNA Adsorption Characteristics of Clay and Composite Hydrogel Formation
(Yoko Matsuura, Shuichi Arakawa, Masami Okamoto, Advanced Polymeric Nanostructured Materials Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Toyota Technological Institute, Hisakata, Tempaku, Nagoya, Japan)pp.273-296

Characteristics of Clay Minerals in the Principal Slip Zone of an Active Fault: A Case Study from the Taiwan Chelungpu Fault Drilling Project
(Li-Wei Kuo, Sheng-Rong Song, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan)pp.297-334

Characterization of Paramagnetic Centres in Clay Minerals and Free Radical Surface Reactions by EPR Spectroscopy
(Niramon Worasith, Sumalee Ninlaphurk, Harinate Mungpayaban, Deng Wen, Bernard A. Goodman, Department of Chemistry, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Soi Suan Plu, Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)pp.335-360

Free Radical Reactions Associated with Aluminosilicate Clay Minerals and Nanoparticles: Implications for the Health Effects of Dust Inhalation
(Niramon Worasith, Deng Wen, Bernard A. Goodman, Department of Chemistry, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Soi Suan Plu, Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand, and others)pp.361-378

Industrial Application of Clays and Clay Minerals
(Ivana Savic, Stanisa Stojiljkovic, Ivan Savic, Dragoljub Gajic, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Technology,
University of Nis, Serbia and others)pp.379-402

Some Applications of Clays in Radioactive Waste Management
(Hosam El-Din M. Saleh, Radioisotope Department, Nuclear Research Center, Atomic Energy Authority, Dokki, Giza, Egypt)pp.403-416

Genesis, Properties and Industrial Applications of Bauxitic Lithomargic Clay
(A. Andrews, S.K.Y. Gawu, Zs. Momade, F.W.Y. Momade, Department of Materials Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana and others)pp.417-434

Confusion in the Literature of Vermiculite
(Ernest M. M. Marwa, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania)pp.435-446

Index pp.447-465

   Series:
      Earth Sciences in the 21st Century
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 480. 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-63117-779-8
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