Basic Science Concepts and Applications

ISBN-10: 1583217789
ISBN-13: 9781583217788
Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)
Authors: Nicholas Pizzi
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Book details

List price: $146.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 6/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 626
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

This college text introduces the science of water treatment and distribution. Chapters cover mathematics, hydraulics, chemistry, and electricity. Includes calculations, formulas, applications, and theory. Part four of a five-part series on drinking-water supply operations, the other four texts in the series reference this text. 2010.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Mathematics
Powers and Scientific Notation
Powers Notation
Scientific Notation
Dimensional Analysis
Rounding and Estimating
Rounding
Estimating
Solving for the Unknown Value
Equations Using Multiplication and Division
Equations Using Addition and Subtraction
Ratios and Proportions
Practical Applications
Averages
Percent
Linear Measurements
Area Measurements
Area of a Rectangle
Area of a Triangle
Area of a Circle
Volume Measurements
Rectangles, Triangles, and Circles
Cones and Spheres
Conversions
Conversion Tables
Box Method
Conversions of US Customary Units
Temperature Conversions
Graphs and Tables
Graphs
Tables
Per Capita Water Use
Domestic Water Use Based on Household Fixture Rates
Water Use per Unit of Industrial Product Produced
Average Daily Flow
Surface Overflow Rate
Weir Overflow Rate
Filter Loading Rate
Filter Backwash Rate
Mudball Calculation
Detention Time
Well Problems
Well Yield
Drawdown
Specific Capacity
Hydraulics
Density and Specific Gravity
Density
Specific Gravity
Pressure and Force
Pressure
Force
Piezometric Surface and Hydraulic Grade Line
Piezometric Surface
Hydraulic Grade Line
Head
Types of Head
Calculating Heads
Head Loss
Friction Head Loss
Minor Head Loss
Pumping Problems
Pumping Rates
Pump Heads
Horsepower and Efficiency
Reading Pump Curves
Flow Rate Problems
Instantaneous Flow Rate Calculations
Flow-Measuring Devices
Thrust Control
Thrust Block Calculations
Thrust Anchor Calculations
Chemistry
The Structure of Matter
Atomic Structure
The Periodic Table
The Classification of Matter
Pure Elements
Compounds
Mixtures
Valence, Chemical Formulas, and Chemical Equations
Valence
Chemical Formulas and Equations
Solutions
Milligrams per Liter and Grains per Gallon
Percent Strength
Moles and Molarity
Equivalent Weights and Normality
Hardness
Nitrogen Compounds
Standard Solutions
Acids, Bases, and Salts
Acids
Bases
Salts
pH
Alkalinity
Chemistry of Treatment Processes
Taste-and-Odor Removal
Coagulation
Iron and Manganese Removal
Lime-Soda Ash Softening
Recarbonation
Ion Exchange Softening
Scaling and Corrosion Control
Chlorination
Chemical Dosage Problems
Milligrams-per-Liter to Pounds-per-Day Conversions
Milligrams-per-Liter to Percent Conversions
Feed Rate Conversions
Calculations for Chlorine Dosage, Demand, Residual, and Contact Time
Lime-Soda Ash Softening Calculations
Recarbonation Calculations
Ion Exchange Softening Calculations
Fluoridation Calculations
Electricity
Electricity, Magnetism, and Electrical Measurements
Electricity and Magnetism
Electrical Measurements and Equipment
Electrical Quantities and Terms
Functions and Ratings of Electrical Equipment
Functions of Electrical Equipment
Rating Electrical Materials and Equipment
Glossary
Appendixes
Conversion Tables
Periodic Table and List of Elements
Chemical Equations and Compounds Common in Water Treatment
Chemical Equations Common in Water Treatment
Algae Color Plates
Index

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