Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science

Series
Pearson
Author
Gilbert M. Masters / Wendell P. Ela  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
696
Pub.-date
July 2013
ISBN13
9781292025759
ISBN
1292025751
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Description

Appropriate for undergraduate engineering and science courses in Environmental Engineering.

Balanced coverage of all the major categories of environmental pollution, with coverage of current topics such as climate change and ozone depletion, risk assessment, indoor air quality, source-reduction and recycling, and groundwater contamination.

Features

Risk Assessment (Chapter 4) - separated from hazardous substance legislation and is complete chapter in itself

Explores urgent environmental issues that have become the focus of much of the environmental attention in recent years

Global Climate Change

Risk Assessment

Stratospheric Ozone Depletion

Greenhouse effect

Indoor air quality

Groundwater contamination

Acid Deposition

Hazardous Waste

Numerous examples of each quantitative concept.

- Worked examples in each quantitative section.

Numerous problems at the end of each chapter.

Chapter covering Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery (Chapter 9). This chapter focuses on pollution prevention and product stewardship.

Expanded coverage of water resources and Groundwater remediation (Chapter 5) - including challenges posed by subsurface contamination of nonaqueous-phase liquids.

Covers the treatment of hazardous wastes and descriptions of the key pieces of environmental legislation that regulate hazardous substances. (Chapter 6)

New to this Edition

Chapter 6 has been significantly expanded with a particular eye to providing quantitative fundamental and design information on water/wastewater treatment processes

50% New or Revised Problems

Content updated to reflect the latest trends in Environmental Research

More Applied Applications

- Greenhouse Gases

- Hurricane Katrina

- Global Warming

Inclusion of Plug Flow discussion

Added Discussions on topics

Deforestation

Soil Erosion

Species Extinction

Table of Contents

  • 1. Mass and Energy Transfer.
  • 2. Environmental Chemistry.
  • 3. Mathematics for Growth.
  • 4. Risk Assessment.
  • 5. Water Pollution.
  • 6. Water Quality Control.
  • 7. Air Pollution.
  • 8. Global Atmospheric Change.
  • 9. Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery.
  • Useful Conversion Factors.
  • Index.