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

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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.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Perspectives
1 Evolution of Solid Waste Management 3
2 Legislative Trends and Impacts 23
Pt. II Sources, Composition, and Properties of Solid Waste
3 Sources, Types, and Composition of Municipal Solid Wastes 39
4 Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties of Municipal Solid Waste 69
5 Sources, Types, and Properties of Hazardous Wastes Found in Municipal Solid Waste 99
Pt. III Engineering Principles
6 Solid Waste Generation and Collection Rates 125
7 Waste Handling and Separation, Storage, and Processing at the Source 159
8 Collection of Solid Waste 193
9 Separation and Processing and Transformation of Solid Waste 247
10 Transfer and Transport 325
11 Disposal of Solid Wastes and Residual Matter 361
Pt. IV Separation, Transformation, and Recycling of Waste Materials
12 Materials Separation and Processing Technologies 543
13 Thermal Conversion Technologies 611
14 Biological and Chemical Conversion Technologies 671
15 Recycling of Materials Found in Municipal Solid Waste 717
Pt. V Closure, Restoration, and Rehabilitation of Landfills
16 Closure of Landfills 769
17 Remedial Actions at Inactive Waste Disposal Sites 799
Pt. VI Solid Waste Management and Planning Issues
18 Meeting Federal- and State-Mandated Diversion Goals 821
19 Implementation of Solid Waste Management Options 847
20 Planning, Siting, and Permitting of Waste Management Facilities 873
A: Glossary 905
B: Metric Conversion Factors 913
C: Physical Properties of Water 915
D: Presentation and Analysis of Solid Waste Management Data 917
E: Typical Cost Data and Cost-Estimating Procedures for Equipment Used in Solid Waste Management Systems 931
F: Solubility of Landfill Gases Dissolved in Water 937
G: Carbonate Equilibrium 941
H: Physical Properties of Selected Volatile and Semivolatile Organic Compounds 943
I: Landfill Gas Flow Head Loss Computations 945
Name Index 951
Subject Index 957
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