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In Introduction to Environmental Engineering, First Edition, authors Richard Mines and Laura Lackey explain complicated environmental systems in easy-to-understand terms, providing numerous examples and an emphasis on current environmental issues such as global warming, the failing infrastructure within the United States, risk assessment, and hazardous waste remediation. KEY TOPICS: Environmental Engineering as a Profession; Introduction to Environmental Engineering Calculations: Dimensions, Units, and Conversions; Essential Chemical Concepts; Biological and Ecological Concepts; Risk Assessment; Design and Modeling of Environmental Systems; Sustainability and Green Development; Water Quality and Pollution; Water Treatment; Domestic Wastewater Treatment; Air Pollution; Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation; Introduction to Solid Waste Management. MARKET: Appropriate for engineers interested in a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to environmental engineering.

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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2009. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AS A PROFESSION 1 1.1 Welcome 1 1.2 What's Your Definition of Environmental Engineering? 1 1.3 Environmental Engineers Make a Difference 2 1.3.1 Jobs in Demand 2 1.3.2 A Lousy Report Card 2 1.3.3 Basic NecessitiesNew Challenges 3 1.4 Duties and Important Characteristics of Environmental Engineers 3 1.4.1 Multidisciplinary Teams 4 1.4.2 Work Outdoors 4 1.4.3 Consulting Firms 4 1.4.4 Government 4 1.4.5 Regulatory Agencies 5 1.4.6 Industry 5 1.4.7 Academia 5 1.4.8 Does Environmental Engineering Match My Interests? 5 1.5 Environmental Calamities 5 1.5.1 Love Canal 5 1.5.2 Milwaukee Cryptosporidium Outbreak 6 1.5.3 Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster 7 1.6 Becoming an Environmental Engineer: A Lifelong Process 7 1.6.1 College Education 7 1.6.2 Professional Licensure 7 1.6.3 Engineering Ethics 8 1.6.4 Continuing Education 9 1.7 Problem Solving 10 1.8 Environmental Management 12 2 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CALCULATIONS: DIMENSIONS, UNITS, AND CONVERSIONS 15 2.1 Introduction 15 2.2 Dimensions and Units 15 2.3 Essential Derived Units and Conversion Practice 18 2.3.1 Density 18 2.3.2 Concentration 20 2.3.3 Flow rate 26 2.3.4 Residence time 27 2.4 Precision, Bias, and Accuracy 28 2.5 Significant Figures 29 Summary 30 Key Words 30 References 30 Exercises 30 3 ESSENTIAL CHEMICAL CONCEPTS 32 3.1 Introduction 32 <P style="MARGIN: 0px" align=left text-align="l. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132347474

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