Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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- Government Institutes
The new Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science covers the basics needed to understand technology, manage resources, control pollution, and successfully comply with the regulations. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this edition features a new chapter and new coverage on risk and uncertainty analyses; hydrology; basic principles of soil science, soil erosion, and sedimentation; mining; and policies, programs, and the latest status reports on key environmental issues. Author Ram Gupta details basic scientific principles—including those of chemistry, physics, energy, biology, ecology, engineering, and management—as they apply to the environment. This book also reviews the fundamentals of water, air, and land resources; the threats they pose to the environment; and the engineering solutions to each. An overview of applicable regulations is included. Gupta's book is filled with case studies, solved numerical examples, illustrations to clarify key concepts, and exercise and study programs. The mathematics and science used in the book are at a level that all environmental professionals will understand. As a special bonus, instructors will have access to the author's Solutions Manual, which contains detailed answers to problems in the book.