Environmental Technology Handbook: 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Environmental Technology Handbook: 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by James G Speight, James G. Speight, G. Speight James
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560328924

ISBN-13: 9781560328926

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a comprehensive textbook for energy and environment covering history, sources, movement, control of anthropogenic emissions, toxicology and regulations. The new and updated edition of the Environmental Technology Handbook explains clearly with well-defined terms the present relationship between energy generation from all sources and its

Overview

This is a comprehensive textbook for energy and environment covering history, sources, movement, control of anthropogenic emissions, toxicology and regulations. The new and updated edition of the Environmental Technology Handbook explains clearly with well-defined terms the present relationship between energy generation from all sources and its environmental effects. This is a standalone book that presents all the pertinent information in a clear and understandable form. End of chapter questions help readers quickly learn the essential topics and terminology.
The authors start by giving a history of environmental technology and go on to explain the physical and thermal methods of waste management and explores pertinent issues such as gaseous emissions, waste recycling and disposal. This exemplary analysis of the field can be used as a reference for companies setting up an environmental compliance program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560328926
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Series:
Applied Energy Technology Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I 1. History, Definitions and Terminology 2. Resources and Resouce Utilization
Part II Ecosystems 3. Land Systems 4. Water Systems 5. The Atmosphere Part III Chemical Waste and Waste Management 6. Chemical Waste 7. Chemical Waste Management and Biodegredation of Waste 8. Physical and Thermal Methods of Waste Management 9. Waste Recycling and Disposal 10. Sources and Effects of Gaseous Emissions 11. Control of Gaseous Emissions
Part IV Regulation and the Future 12. Environmental Regulations

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