The Yaws Handbook of Properties for Environmental and Green Engineering

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Environmental concern is becoming more and more prevalent in the energy field. Whether it is the elimination of waste from a chemical spill, water pollution or ecological destruction, the removal of pollutants is an increasingly upfront engineering priority. This extensive technical book contains all the basic environmental and green properties of hydrocarbons and chemicals that are advantageous in design, operations, research, development, manufacturing and safety for the petroleum, chemical and environmental engineer.

Chapters involve octanol-water partition coefficient, a significant instrument of control in ascertaining the environmental fate of substances; soil sorption coefficient, an important property in determining the fate and transport of chemicals in soils and sediments; and the threshold limit value and permissible exposure limit, which was established by OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and is significant for meeting governmental regulations.

Providing over 4,000 hydrocarbons and chemicals, this well-balanced handbook greatly exceeds the coverage that other chemical and environmental books render.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933762159
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/15/2008
  • Pages: 317
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Carl L. Yaws, PhD is Professor of Chemical Engineering (retired) at Lamar University, in Beaumont, TX. He has industrial experience in process engineering, development, modeling, and design at Exxon, Ethyl, and Texas Instruments. He is the author of 36 books and more than 1,000 technical publications (papers, presentations, and chapters in books) in process engineering, property data, and pollution prevention. He is a leading authority on property data of chemical compounds for use by practicing engineers and scientists.

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Table of Contents

1 Adsorption Capacity of Activated Carbon - Gas 1
2 Adsorption Capacity of Activated Carbon - Aqueous Liquid 50
3 Solubility in Water - Organic Compounds 62
4 Solubility in Water - Inorganic Compounds 109
5 Solubility in Salt Water - Organic Compounds 114
6 Solubility in Water as a Function of Temperature - Organic Compounds 129
7 Solubility in Water as a Function of Temperature - Inorganic Compounds 144
8 Solubility of Gases in Water - Organic Compounds 149
9 Solubility of Gases in Water - Inorganic Compounds 152
10 Henry's Law Constant for Compound in Water - Organic Compounds 155
11 Henry's Law Constant for Gases in Water - Organic Compounds 200
12 Henry's Law Constant for Gases in Water - Inorganic Compounds 203
13 Octanol-Water Partition Coefficient - Organic Compounds 206
14 Bioconcentration Factor - Organic Compounds 235
15 Soil Sorption Coefficient - Organic Compounds 244
16 Threshold Limit Value and Permissible Exposure Limit - Organic Compounds 255
17 Threshold Limit Value and Permissible Exposure Limit - Inorganic Compounds 262 App. A Conversion Table 265 App. B Compound List by CAS Registry Number - Organic Compounds 266 App. C Compound List by CAS Registry Number - Inorganic Compounds 287 App. D Compound List by Name - Organic Compounds 289 App. E Compound List by Name - Inorganic Compounds 305 App. F Adsorption Capacity of Activated Carbon for Aqueous System - Correlations 307 App. G Solubility of Organic Compounds in Water - Correlations 311 App. H Solubility of Organic Compounds in Salt Water - Correlations 313 App. I Solubility in Water as a Function of Temperature for Organic Compounds - Correlations 315 Index 317
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