Design, Construction, and Monitoring of Landfills / Edition 2

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Design, Construction, and Monitoring of Landfills A New Edition of the reference book more professionals are turning to— Like its successful first edition, this updated Second Edition of Design, Construction, and Monitoring of Landfills provides easy access to the current theory and practice of landfill engineering. Using an integrated, multidisciplinary approach, it serves as the ideal desk reference for environmental, civil, and geotechnical engineers, hydrogeologists, and others involved in hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal. This new edition features material on landfill operation, the latest advances in waste handling, and new liner and cover technologies. This book offers a wealth of state-of-the-art information, such as:
  • Landfill site selection methods
  • Maintaining quality control during construction
  • The economic analysis of landfills
  • The fundamentals of landfill monitoring
  • Attenuation: how it works, factors affecting it, the design of attenuation landfills
  • Strategies for dealing with leachate, gas, and storm water
  • How to estimate the costs of construction, operation, final closure, and long-term monitoring of landfills
No other single source offers as much time- and money-saving information on landfills as Design, Construction, and Monitoring of Landfills by Amalendu Bagchi. For government agencies, consulting firms, environmental engineers, and others involved in waste management, it is sure to become a standard reference. Of related interest… Statistical Methods for Groundwater Monitoring Robert Gibbons 1994 (0-471-58707-9) 256 pp. Waste Containment Systems; Waste Stabilization and Landfills: Design and Evaluation Hari D. Sharma and Sangeeta P. Lewis 1994 (0-471-57536-4) 528 pp.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471306818
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

About the author AMALENDU BAGCHI is an environmental engineer for the Bureau of Solid Waste Management at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. He has 25 years of experience in engineering practice and teaching, including 15 years in landfill projects. Mr. Bagchi received his MS in geotechnical engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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Table of Contents

Site Selection.

Leachate and Gas Generation.

Waste Characterization.

Natural Attenuation Landfills.

Containment Landfills.

Liner Material.

Design of Landfill Elements.

Landfill Construction.

Performance Monitoring.

Landfill Operation.

Economic Analysis.




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