Introduction to Environmental Engineering (Mcgraw Hill Series in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)

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9780070159112: Introduction to Environmental Engineering (Mcgraw Hill Series in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering)

This text is for use on introductory environmental engineering courses. It emphasizes fundamental concepts, definitions and problem-solving in its comprehensive presentation of environmental engineering/science. A discussion of environmental legislation, with environmental ethics case studies and problems presents the legal framework that governs environmental engineering design. By presenting the multimedia aspects of environmental engineering, the book encourages students to consider the broad context of environmental engineering solutions. Changes to this edition include: a new chapter on ionizing radiation; new material on acid rain, global warming, and indoor air pollution.

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Comprehensive overview of environmental engineering includes coverage of hydrology, air pollution, solid waste, noise, hazardous waste, and ionizing radiation.
Mass balance concepts are introduced early in the text and integrated throughout the remaining chapters.
Waste minimization is addressed for each topic discussed. Examples are also given to illustrate the benefits of waste minimization.
Learning objectives, worked examples, homework and computer problems, and discussion questions are located throughout the text to help students review and apply the concepts they have learned.

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October 1997-No school address or affiliation.

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