ISBN 9788120338364,Basic Environmental Technology: Water Supply, Waste Management, And Pollution Control

Basic Environmental Technology: Water Supply, Waste Management, And Pollution Control



Prentice Hall India

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788120338364

ISBN-10 8120338367


Edition 5th
Number of Pages 548 Pages
Language (English)

Agricultural engineering

This text offers a practical introduction to a wide range of environmental topics, focusing primarily on water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution control. It emphasizes fundamental concepts and basic applications so that students with little or no experience in biology, chemistry, geology, or hydraulics can comprehend this book.

Key Features
A clear easy-to-read style
Presentation of mathematical topics at a relatively basic level
Hundreds of example problems, diagrams, and photographs
Numerous chapter review questions and practice problems
Use of both SI and U.S. customary units
An appendix containing a basic math review.

New to this edition
A revised and expanded section about on-site wastewater disposal
A new section about alternative wastewater collection systems
A new section on wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance
Additional case studies and examples of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications
Highlighted key terms and an expanded glossary End-of-chapter summaries
"The text is well designed, current, and has excellent figures, illustrations, and examples."

Table Of Contents
1. Basic Concepts
2. Hydraulics
3. Hydrology
4. Water Quality
5. Water Pollution
6. Drinking Water Purification
7. Water Distribution Systems
8. Sanitary Sewer Systems
9. Stormwater Management
10. Wastewater Treatment and Disposal
11. Municipal Solid Waste
12. Hazardous Waste Management
13. Air Pollution and Control
14. Noise Pollution and Control
A Environmental Impact Studies and Audits
B Role of the Technician and the Technologist
C Review of Basic Mathematics, Units, and Unit Conversions
D Glossary and Abbreviations
E Selected References, Software, and Video Resources
F Answers to Practice Problems
G Color Photographs