Integrated Solid Waste Management: Engineering Principles and Management Issues / Edition 2

Integrated Solid Waste Management: Engineering Principles and Management Issues / Edition 2

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by George Tchobanoglous
     
 

A junior/senior-level introductory text aimed at civil and environmental engineers taking a basic introduction to Solid Waste Management. The text includes the latest 1990-1991 laws and regulations.See more details below

Overview

A junior/senior-level introductory text aimed at civil and environmental engineers taking a basic introduction to Solid Waste Management. The text includes the latest 1990-1991 laws and regulations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070632370
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
McGraw-Hill Series in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IPerspectives
1Evolution of Solid Waste Management3
2Legislative Trends and Impacts23
Pt. IISources, Composition, and Properties of Solid Waste
3Sources, Types, and Composition of Municipal Solid Wastes39
4Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste69
5Sources, Types, and Properties of Hazardous Wastes Found in Municipal Solid Waste99
Pt. IIIEngineering Principles
6Solid Waste Generation and Collection Rates125
7Waste Handling and Separation, Storage, and Processing at the Source159
8Collection of Solid Waste193
9Separation and Processing and Transformation of Solid Waste247
10Transfer and Transport325
11Disposal of Solid Wastes and Residual Matter361
Pt. IVSeparation, Transformation, and Recycling of Waste Materials
12Materials Separation and Processing Technologies543
13Thermal Conversion Technologies611
14Biological and Chemical Conversion Technologies671
15Recycling of Materials Found in Municipal Solid Waste717
Pt. VClosure, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Landfills
16Closure of Landfills769
17Remedial Actions at Inactive Waste Disposal Sites799
Pt. VISolid Waste Management and Planning Issues
18Meeting Federal- and State-Mandated Diversion Goals821
19Implementation of Solid Waste Management Options847
20Planning, Siting, and Permitting of Waste Management Facilities873
A: Glossary905
B: Metric Conversion Factors913
C: Physical Properties of Water915
D: Presentation and Analysis of Solid Waste Management Data917
E: Typical Cost Data and Cost-Estimating Procedures for Equipment Used in Solid Waste Management Systems931
F: Solubility of Landfill Gases Dissolved in Water937
G: Carbonate Equilibrium941
H: Physical Properties of Selected Volatile and Semivolatile Organic Compounds943
I: Landfill Gas Flow Head Loss Computations945
Name Index951
Subject Index957

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