Basic Environmental Technology

Basic Environmental Technology : Water Supply, Waste Management and Pollution Control

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For introductory courses in Environmental Technology, Water Supply and Pollution Control, Environmental Quality Control, Environmental and Sanitary Design, Water and Wastewater Technology, and other undergraduate courses in the departments of Civil/Environmental Engineering.An easy-to-read, basic yet comprehensive text on a wide range of environmental subjects, this book focuses on fundamental concepts and practical applications, using only basic level (pre-calculus) mathematics where applicable, to help the student understand the interdisciplinary field of environmental technology. It provides an overview of the elements of public health, ecology, geology, and soils-with a focus on water and wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and air and noise pollution control. Review material is included for those students with little or no background in the subjects of hydraulics, chemistry, biology, or geology, so that they can still comprehend and use this more

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  • Mixed media product | 535 pages
  • 220.5 x 283 x 30mm | 1,397.08g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130930857
  • 9780130930859

Table of contents

1. Basic Concepts. 2. Hydraulics. 3. Hydrology. 4. Water Quality. 5. Water Pollution. 6. Drinking Water Purification. 7. Water Distribution Systems. 8. Sanitary Sewer Systems. 9. Stormwater Management. 10. Wastewater Treatment and Disposal. 11. Municipal Solid Waste. 12. Hazardous Waste Management. 13. Air Pollution and Control. 14. Noise Pollution and Control. Appendix A: Environmental Impact Studies and Audits. Appendix B: Role of the Technician and Technologist. Appendix C: Review of Basic Mathematics, Units, and Conversions. Appendix D: HydroCAD Software. Appendix E: Glossary and Abbreviations. Appendix F: Selected References, Software, and Video Resources. Appendix G: Answers to Practice Problems. Appendix H: Color Photographs. more

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"I really appreciate this text. My students remark that it is easy to follow and well thought out. The examples are excellent and appropriate. The chapter organization makes it an excellent text to follow for a semester-long course." - Alan B. Chace, Mohawk Valley Community College"A-very good book for an introductory environmental technology course. It's well organized and clearly written. The author has provided numerous examples to illustrate the principles being taught." - Jim Callison, Ph.D., Utah Valley State College"Its strength is that it targets my students as an audience and contains the right content. It's among the top texts I .have used if not the top text." - Douglas P Macdonald, Florence-Darlington Technical Collegeshow more

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