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Solid Waste Landfill Engineering And Design

Author : Edward A. McBean
ISBN : 0130791873
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 56. 54 MB
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Solid waste disposal — especially after the Love Canal incident — has become the focus of public awareness and concern for pollution. This book provides a synthesis of existing knowledge on solid waste landfilling — with a focus on solving problems with landfill gas, managing leachate, and implementing environmentally secure operating procedures. It explores the fundamentals of solid waste decomposition, and considers how these influence landfill design, operational features, and improvements in overall site performance. Covers social, economic and technical factors associated with solid waste landfilling. Considers all environmental applications — especially water quality and the treatment of landfill generated gas. Presents methodologies for predicting landfill gas and leachate production. For engineers, hydrogeologists, and planners involved in the design and operations of landfills.

Introductory Fluid Mechanics

Author : Joseph Katz
ISBN : 9781139490085
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 87. 34 MB
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The objective of this introductory text is to familiarise students with the basic elements of fluid mechanics so that they will be familiar with the jargon of the discipline and the expected results. At the same time, this book serves as a long-term reference text, contrary to the oversimplified approach occasionally used for such introductory courses. The second objective is to provide a comprehensive foundation for more advanced courses in fluid mechanics (within disciplines such as mechanical or aerospace engineering). In order to avoid confusing the students, the governing equations are introduced early, and the assumptions leading to the various models are clearly presented. This provides a logical hierarchy and explains the interconnectivity between the various models. Supporting examples demonstrate the principles and provide engineering analysis tools for many engineering calculations.

Water Chemistry

Author : Mark M. Benjamin
ISBN : 9781478627012
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 73. 77 MB
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Aquatic chemistry students need a solid foundation in fundamental concepts as well as numerical techniques for solving the variety of problems they will encounter as practicing engineers. For over a decade, Mark Benjamin’s Water Chemistry has brought to the classroom a balanced coverage of fundamentals and analytical algorithms in a student-friendly, accessible way. The text distinguishes itself with longer and more detailed explanations of the relevant chemistry and mathematics, allowing students to understand not only which techniques work best for a given application, but also why those techniques should be applied and what their limitations are. The end result is a solid, thorough framework for comprehending equilibrium in complex aquatic systems. The second edition includes a thorough introductory explanation of chemical reactivity and a new chapter on reaction kinetics, providing much-needed context, as well as full treatments of the tableau method and TOTH equation. The discussion of the thermodynamic perspective on chemical reactivity has been extensively revised. The entire book now integrates Visual Minteq—the most popular software for analyzing chemical equilibria—into the problem-solving approach. Additional exercises range more widely in difficulty, giving instructors more flexibility and diversity in their assignments.

Sources And Control Of Air Pollution

Author : Robert Jennings Heinsohn
ISBN : 0136248349
Genre : Science
File Size : 25. 48 MB
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The objectives of this engineering textbook are to (1) provide a thorough understanding of natural and anthropogenic sources of air pollution and (2) introduce ways that pollution can be prevented or minimized by the application of pollution control practices. Control practices are described by mass and energy balances that relate removal efficiency to process input parameters. Presented in this way, future engineers can alter the design and operation of industrial processes to minimize the emission of pollutants rather than focusing solely on the capture of pollutants after they are generated.ÿ

Solid Waste Engineering

Author : William Worrell
ISBN : 9781439062159
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 64. 1 MB
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SOLID WASTE ENGINEERING addresses the growing and increasingly intricate problem of controlling and processing the refuse created by our urban society. While the authors discuss issues such as regulations and legislation, their main emphasis is on solid waste engineering principles. They maintain their focus on principles by first explaining the basic principles of the field, then demonstrating how these principles are applied in real world settings through worked examples. By using this book as part of a graduate or advanced undergraduate course students will emerge being able to think reflectively and logically about the problems and solutions in solid waste engineering. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles Of Environmental Engineering And Science

Author : Mackenzie Leo Davis
ISBN : 0072921862
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 49. 58 MB
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Principles of Environmental Engineering and Science by Mackenzie Davis and Susan Masten is intended for a course in introductory environmental engineering for sophomore- or junior-level students. The emphasis of this new text is on engineering principles rather than on engineering design. The concept of mass balance is carried throughout the text as a tool for problem solving, and the text boasts extensive coverage of chemistry, biology, and hydrology than other books have. The chemistry review in Chapter 2 and coverage of ethics will aid students in better understanding the engineering topics presented in the book.

The Network Society

Author : Manuel Castells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114532059
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 87. 31 MB
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This book explores the patterns and dynamics of the network society through its policies. Topics range from the knowledge economy, based on technology and innovation, to organizational reform and modernization in the public sector. The contributors also examine media and communication policies. Contributors include Jorge Sampaio (president of the Portugese Republic), Manuel Castells (UCLA), Gustavo Cardoso (CIES/ISCTE, Portugal), Dale W. Jorgenson (Harvard University), Khuong M.Vu (Suffolk University), Luc Soete (UNU-INTECH and MERIT), Jane Fountain (University of Massachusetts-Amherst), James Katz (Rutgers University), Betty Collis (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Geoff Mulgan (Institute of Community Studies, London), Marcelo Branco (Brazilian Information Society), Jonathan Taplin (Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California), Imma Tubella (Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona), François Bar (Annenberg School for Communication, USC), Hernan Galperin (Annenberg School for Communication, USC), Jeff Cole (Annenberg School for Communication, USC),William Mitchell (MIT), Erkki Liikanen (Bank of Finland), Pekka Himanen (Helsinki Institute for Information Society and University of California, Berkeley), Carlos Alvarez (secretary of state for the economy, Chile), and Maria João Rodrigues (ISCTE, University of Lisbon).

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