Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Stanley E. Manahan
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Taylor & Francis


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Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition / Edition 2

Written by a leader in the field, the Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition puts the fundamentals of chemistry and environmental chemistry right at your students fingertips. Manahan presents the material in an understandable and interesting manner without being overly simplistic.

They get basic coverage on:
- Matter and the basis of its physical nature and behavior
- Organic and biological chemistry
- Chemistry of water, soil, and air
- Industrial chemistry
- Toxicological chemistry as it pertains to occupational health and human exposure to pollutants and toxicants
- Energy, nuclear energy, and nuclear waste
- Applications of nuclear science in areas such as tracing pesticide degradation and nuclear medicine -

More than an introduction to this field, Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition provides the foundation that gives your students an understanding of the chemical processes of the environment and the effects pollution on those processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566704915
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Chemistry Matter and Properties of Matter Atoms and Elements Oxidation Reduction Chemical Reactions, Equations, and Stoichiometry Acids, Bases, and Salts Solutions Chemistry and Electricity Organic Chemistry Biological Chemistry Environmental Chemistry of Water Water Pollution Water Treatment The Atmosphere and Atmospheric Chemistry Inorganic Air Pollutants Organic Air Pollutants and Photochemical Smog The Geosphere and Geochemistry Soil Environmental Chemistry Industrial Ecology and Environmental Chemistry Green Chemistry for a Sustainable Future Environmental Biochemistry Nature, Sources, and Environmental Chemistry of Hazardous Wastes Industrial Ecology for Waste Minimization, Utilization, and Treatment Toxicological Chemistry Industrial Ecology,Resources, and Energy Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry Environmental and Xenobiotics Analysis

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