For introductory courses in Environmental Technology, Water Supply and Pollution Control, Environmental Quality Control, Environmental and Sanitary Design, Water and Wastewater Technology, and other undergraduate courses in the departments of Civil/Environmental Engineering. An easy-to-read, basic yet comprehensive text on a wide range of environmental subjects, this book focuses on fundamental concepts and practical applications, using only basic level (pre-calculus) mathematics where applicable, to help the student understand the interdisciplinary field of environmental technology. It provides an overview of the elements of public health, ecology, geology, and soils-with a focus on water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution control. Review material is included for those students with little or no background in the subjects of hydraulics, chemistry, biology, or geology, so that they can still comprehend and use this text.
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This updated second edition was written to fill a need for a practical, clearly written introductory textbook for civil/construction or environmental engineering technology programs. The emphasis is on fundamental concepts and basic applications with logical and systematic treatment of topics.From the Back Cover:
This text offers a practical introduction to a wide range of environmental topics, focusing primarily on water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution control. It emphasizes fundamental concepts and basic applications so that students with little or no experience in biology, chemistry, geology, and hydraulics can comprehend this book.
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