ISBN 9788131207291,Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering



Elsevier India Pvt. Ltd

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788131207291

ISBN-10 8131207293


Edition 4th
Number of Pages 498 Pages
Language (English)

Environmental engineering & technology

This text embraces the latest thinking in environmental engineering - Includes updates in regulation and current pollution abatement technologies - More about Referex on Engineering Villlage here. - Organizations with a Referex account may read this book here. Description This book provides a comprehensive introduction to air, water, noise, and radioactive materials pollution and its control. Legal and regulatory principles and risk analysis are included in addition to engineering principles. The text presents the engineering principles governing the generation and control of air and water pollutants, solid and hazardous waste, and noise. Water quality and drinking water treatment are discussed, as well as the elements of risk analysis. Radioactive waste generation and treatment in relation to the nuclear fuel cycle, are discussed. The health and environmental effects of all these pollutants are discussed. An introduction to the Federal laws and regulations governing pollution is included. Readership Environmental, civil, and mechanical engineering students; chemical engineering students; environmental chemistry & environmental science majors. Author Information Edited by Dr. Ruth Weiner , Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University, Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the Sandia National Laboratories. Member of the National Academy of Sciences advisory panel. Former Professor of Environmental Studies at Western Washington University for 19 years. ; and Dr. Robin Matthews , Director of the Institute for Watershed Studies; Professor of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University Table of Contents Chapter 1: Environmental Engineering Chapter 2: Assessing Environmental Impact Chapter 3: Risk Analysis Chapter 4: Water Pollution Chapter 5: Measurement of Water Quality Chapter 6: Water Supply Chapter 7 : Water Treatment Chapter 8: Collection of Wastewater Chapter 9: Wastewater Treatment Chapter 10: Sludge Treatment and Disposal