Introduction to Environmental Engineering / Edition 5

Introduction to Environmental Engineering / Edition 5

by MacKenzie L. Davis, David A. Cornwell
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071326243

ISBN-13: 9780071326247

Pub. Date: 05/28/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Europe

Introduction to Environmental Engineering, 4/e contains the essential science and engineering principles needed for introductory courses and used as the basis for more advanced courses in environmental engineering. Updated with latest EPA regulationsDavis and Cornwell apply the concepts of sustainability and materials and energy balance as a means of understanding and

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Introduction to Environmental Engineering, 4/e contains the essential science and engineering principles needed for introductory courses and used as the basis for more advanced courses in environmental engineering. Updated with latest EPA regulationsDavis and Cornwell apply the concepts of sustainability and materials and energy balance as a means of understanding and solving environmental engineering issues. With 650 end-of-chapter problems, as well as provocative discussion questions, and a helpful list of review items found at the end of each chapter, the text is both a comprehensible and comprehensive tool for any environmental engineering course.

Standards and Laws are the most current and up to date for an environmental engineering text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071326247
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Europe
Publication date:
05/28/2012
Pages:
1040
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1Introduction1
1-1What Is Environmental Engineering?2
1-2Introduction to Environmental Engineering4
1-3Environmental Systems Overview7
1-4Environmental Legislation and Regulation16
1-5Environmental Ethics33
1-6A Materials Balance Approach to Problem Solving35
1-7Chapter Review41
1-8Problems42
1-9Discussion Questions43
1-10Additional Reading45
2Hydrology46
2-1Fundamentals47
2-2Rainfall Analysis57
2-3Runoff Analysis62
2-4Storage of Reservoirs84
2-5Groundwater and Wells87
2-6Waste Minimization and Water Conservation110
2-7Chapter Review110
2-8Problems112
2-9Discussion Questions128
2-10Additional Reading130
3Water Treatment131
3-1Introduction132
3-2Coagulation172
3-3Softening178
3-4Reactors199
3-5Mixing and Flocculation201
3-6Sedimentation211
3-7Filtration228
3-8Disinfection240
3-9Adsorption249
3-10Water Plant Waste Management250
3-11Chapter Review265
3-12Problems267
3-13Discussion Questions281
3-14Additional Reading282
4Water Quality Management283
4-1Introduction284
4-2Water Pollutants and Their Sources285
4-3Water Quality Management in Rivers288
4-4Water Quality Management in Lakes320
4-5Chapter Review330
4-6Problems332
4-7Discussion Questions336
4-8Additional Reading337
5Wastewater Treatment338
5-1Wastewater Microbiology339
5-2Characteristics of Wastewater351
5-3On-Site Disposal Systems354
5-4Municipal Wastewater Treatment Systems361
5-5Unit Operations of Pretreatment364
5-6Primary Treatment372
5-7Unit Processes of Secondary Treatment374
5-8Disinfection411
5-9Advanced Wastewater Treatment411
5-10Land Treatment415
5-11Sludge Treatment418
5-12Sludge Disposal441
5-13Chapter Review445
5-14Problems447
5-15Discussion Questions457
5-16Additional Reading457
6Air Pollution459
6-1Physical and Chemical Fundamentals460
6-2Air Pollution Perspective463
6-3Air Pollution Standards463
6-4Effects of Air Pollutants465
6-5Origin and Fate of Air Pollutants475
6-6Micro and Macro Air Pollution481
6-7Air Pollution Meteorology491
6-8Atmospheric Dispersion500
6-9Indoor Air Quality Model509
6-10Air Pollution Control of Stationary Sources511
6-11Air Pollution Control of Mobile Sources535
6-12Waste Minimization542
6-13Chapter Review542
6-14Problems544
6-15Discussion Questions549
6-16Additional Reading549
7Noise Pollution550
7-1Introduction550
7-2Effects of Noise on People564
7-3Rating Systems580
7-4Community Noise Sources and Criteria584
7-5Transmission of Sound Outdoors590
7-6Traffic Noise Prediction599
7-7Noise Control610
7-8Chapter Review624
7-9Problems625
7-10Discussion Questions629
7-11Additional Reading629
8Solid Waste Management630
8-1Perspective631
8-2Collection639
8-3Interroute Transfer654
8-4Disposal by Sanitary Landfill658
8-5Waste to Energy677
8-6Resource Conservation and Recovery682
8-7Chapter Review691
8-8Problems693
8-9Discussion Questions701
8-10Additional Reading701
9Hazardous Waste Management702
9-1The Hazard703
9-2Risk707
9-3Definition and Classification of Hazardous Waste726
9-4RCRA and HSWA732
9-5CERCLA and SARA745
9-6Hazardous Waste Management750
9-7Treatment Technologies755
9-8Land Disposal783
9-9Groundwater Contamination and Remediation789
9-10Chapter Review798
9-11Problems800
9-12Discussion Questions808
9-13Additional Reading809
10Ionizing Radiation810
10-1Fundamentals811
10-2Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation825
10-3Radiation Standards834
10-4Radiation Exposure837
10-5Radiation Protection841
10-6Radioactive Waste850
10-7Chapter Review863
10-8Problems864
10-9Discussion Questions865
Appendix AProperties of Air, Water, and Selected Chemicals867
Appendix BNoise Computation Tables and Nomographs879
Appendix CEPA Hazardous Waste Codes883
Index893

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