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Introduction to Environmental Engineering

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ISBN-10: 0073401145

ISBN-13: 9780073401140

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Mackenzie L. Davis, David A. Cornwell

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Introduction to Environmental Engineering, 5/e contains the fundamental science and engineering principles needed for introductory courses and used as the basis for more advanced courses in environmental engineering.Updated with latest EPA regulations, Davis and Cornwell apply the concepts of sustainability and materials and energy balance as a means of understanding and solving environmental engineering issues. With over 720 end-of-chapter problems, as well as provocative discussion questions, and a helpful list of review items found at the end of each chapter, the text is both a comprehensible and comprehensive tool for any environmental engineering course.Standards and Laws are the most…    
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Book details

List price: $142.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 3/16/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1056
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.158
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
What Is Environmental Engineering?
Professional Code of Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Engineering Dimensions and Units
Environmental Systems Overview
Environmental Legislation and Regulation
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Materials Balances
Introduction
Unifying Theories
Materials Balances
Energy Balances
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Risk Assessment
Introduction
Probability and Risk
Risk Assessment
Risk Management
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Water Resources Engineering
Introduction
Fundamentals
Rainfall Analysis
Runoff from Snowmelt
Runoff Analysis
Storage of Reservoirs
Groundwater and Wells
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Water Chemistry
Introduction
Basic Water Properties and Units
Chemical Reactions
Buffer Solutions
Reaction Kinetics
Gas Transfer
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Water Treatment
Introduction
Coagulation
Softening
Mixing and Flocculation
Sedimentation
Filtration
Disinfection
Adsorption
Membranes
Water Plant Residuals Management
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Water Pollution
Introduction
Water Pollutants and Their Sources
Water Pollution in Rivers
Water Pollution in Lakes
Water Pollution in Estuaries
Groundwater Pollution
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Wastewater Treatment
Introduction
Characteristics of Wastewater
Wastewater Treatment Standards
Municipal Wastewater Treatment Systems
Unit Operations of Pretreatment
Primary Treatment
Unit Processes of Secondary Treatment
Disinfection
Tertiary Wastewater Treatment
Land Treatment for Sustainability
Sludge Treatment
Alternative Sludge Disposal Techniques
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Air Pollution
Air Pollution Perspective
Physical and Chemical Fundamentals
Air Pollution Standards
Effects of Air Pollutants
Origin and Fate of Air Pollutants
Micro and Macro Air Pollution
Air Pollution Meteorology
Atmospheric Dispersion
Indoor Air Quality Model
Air Pollution Control of Stationary Sources
Air Pollution Control of Mobile Sources
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Noise Pollution
Introduction
Effects of Noise on People
Rating Systems
Community Noise Sources and Criteria
Transmission of Sound Outdoors
Traffic Noise Prediction
Noise Control
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Solid Waste Management
Perspective
Collection
Interroute Transfer
-4 Disposal by Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
Waste to Energy
Resource Conservation and Recovery for Sustainability
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Hazardous Waste Management
Introduction
Definition and Classification of Hazardous Waste
RCRA and HSWA
CERCLA and SARA
Hazardous Waste Management
Treatment Technologies
Land Disposal
Groundwater Contamination and Remediation
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Sustainability and Green Engineering
Introduction
Water Resources
Energy Resources
Chapter Review
Problems
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Ionizing Radiation
Introduction
Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
Radiation Standards
Radiation Exposure
Radiation Protection
Radioactive Waste
Chapter Review
Problems
Discussion Questions
FE Exam Formatted Problems
References
Properties of Air, Water, and Selected Chemicals
Noise Computation Tables and Nomographs
U.S. Customary System Units Conversion Factors
Index