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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science / Edition 1

Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science / Edition 1

by Gilbert M. Masters


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Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science / Edition 1


  • Explores urgent environmental problems such as the depletion of the ozone layer, greenhouse effect, groundwater flow and contamination, and indoor air quality.
  • Includes several important pedagogical aids.
    • Many examples of each quantitative concept.
    • Worked examples in each quantitative section.
    • Numerous problems at the end of each chapter.


    • NEW— Includes a new chapter covering Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery (Chapter 9). This chapter focuses on pollution prevention and product stewardship.
    • NEWRisk Assessment has been greatly expanded and moved earlier in the book (chapter 4), reflecting the importance of this topic in Environmental Engineering and policy-making.
    • NEW— Provides a completely revised chapter on Global Atmospheric Change corresponding with the perspectives, terminology, and approaches that have become the standard according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Scientific Assessments. (Chapter 8)
    • New—Presentsexpanded coverage of water resources and Groundwater remediation, including challenges posed by subsurface contamination of nonaqueous-phase liquids.(Chapter 5)
    • NEW— Summarizes the National Resource Council's assessment of the ability of conventional pump-and-treat remediation technologies to restore aquifer quality. (Chapter 5)
    • NEWCovers the treatment of hazardous wastes and descriptions of the key pieces ofenvironmental legislation that regulate hazardous substances. (Chapter 6)
    • NEWUpdates coverage of mobile source controls in the chapter on air pollution (Chapter 7) to include descriptions of reformulated gasoline and other alternative fuels as well as new material on two-stroke engines and hybrid electric vehicles.
    • NEWIncludes unique coverage of indoor air quality.
    • NEWAll topics have been given a more careful, thorough treatment in order to bring them up-to-date and increase the depth and breadth of the information presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134830667
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 02/28/1991
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Mass and Energy Transfer.
2. Environmental Chemistry.
3. Mathematics for Growth.
4. Risk Assessment.
5. Water Pollution.
6. Water Quality Control.
7. Air Pollution.
8. Global Atmospheric Change.
9. Solid Waste Management and Resource Recovery.
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