ISBN 9781259006050,Environmental Studies: A Practitioner's Approach

Environmental Studies: A Practitioner's Approach



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781259006050

ISBN-10 1259006050


Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)

Environmental engineering & technology

Environmental Studies - A Practitioner's Approach is a dual purpose book. Firstly, it introduces the reader to the problems related to an urban environment which a young engineer would have to face in building up and maintaining its infrastructure for operating various services. Secondly, the book gives insights to the young engineers on how the environment is to be protected against pollution and degradation. HIGHLIGHTS The essential urban environmental services cover water supply, wastewater disposal, reuse and recycle, solid wastes disposal, hazardous wastes disposal, and air pollution and traffic pollution control. Preventive Environmental Management, Due Diligence Environmental Impact Analysis, and Life Cycle Analysis have been given the serious attention that they deserve. Special emphasis has been give to energy production by alternate means and green technologies, necessary to look at in a modern low-carbon emission context. Simple things like rainwater harvesting are not lost sight of. Ensuring sustainability in whatever we do has been explained. USEFUL FOR Faculty and graduate students of all branches of engineering and related sciences. Professionals from industry and consulting firms involved in planning and designing of Urban Infrastructure and Town Planning. Professionals from Pollution Control Agencies, and Municipal bodies.