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Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science

Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science - 2nd edition

Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131553842

ISBN10: 0131553844

Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science by Gilbert Masters - ISBN 9780131553842
Edition: 2ND 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science by Gilbert Masters - ISBN 9780131553842

ISBN13: 9780131553842

ISBN10: 0131553844

Edition: 2ND 98

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Summary

Balanced coverage of all the major categories of environmental pollution, with coverage of current topics such as climate change and ozone depletion, risk assessment, indoor air quality, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater contamination. Slightly more quantitative than most books on the market.

Explores urgent environmental problems such as the depletion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect, groundwater flow and contamination, and indoor air quality.

Includes several important pedagogical aids.

Many examples of each quantitative concept.

Worked examples in each quantitative section.

Numerous problems at the end of each chapter.

NEW-- Includes a new chapter covering Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery (Chapter 9). This chapter focuses on pollution prevention and product stewardship.

NEW-- Risk Assessment has been greatly expanded and moved earlier in the book (chapter 4), reflecting the importance of this topic in Environmental Engineering and policy-making.

NEW-- Provides a completely revised chapter on Global Atmospheric Change corresponding with the perspectives, terminology, and approaches that have become the standard according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scientific Assessments. (Chapter 8)

NEW-- Presents expanded coverage of water resources and Groundwater remediation, including challenges posed by subsurface contamination of nonaqueous-phase liquids. (Chapter 5)

NEW-- Summarizes the National Resource Council's assessment of the ability of conventional pump-and-treat remediation technologies to restore aquifer quality. (Chapter 5)

NEW-- Covers the treatment of hazardous wastes and descriptions of the key pieces of environmental legislation that regulate hazardous substances. (Chapter 6)

NEW-- Updates coverage of mobile source controls in the chapter on air pollution (Chapter 7) to include descriptions of reformulated gasoline and other alternative fuels as well as new material on two-stroke engines and hybrid electric vehicles.

NEW-- Includes unique coverage of indoor air quality.

NEW-- All topics have been given a more careful, thorough treatment in order to bring them up-to-date and increase the depth and breadth of the information presented.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Mass and Energy Transfer.

2. Environmental Chemistry.

3. Mathematics for Growth.

4. Risk Assessment.

5. Water Pollution.

6. Water Quality Control.

7. Air Pollution.

8. Global Atmospheric Change.

9. Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery.

Useful Conversion Factors.
Index.