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Professionals involved in the planning, design, operation, and construction of water, wastewater, and stormwater systems need to understand the productivity-enhancing applications of GIS. Inspired by an ASCE-sponsored continuing education course taught by the author, GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems focuses on the practical aspects of software and data tools that enable GIS applications. The book documents and analyzes... more...

Written over a period of 17 years, the Handbook of Chemical Risk Assessment exhaustively examines and analyzes the world literature on chemicals entering the environment from human activities. The three volumes cover chemicals recommended by environmental specialists of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other resource managers. The choices were based on the real or potential impact of each contaminant and on the knowledge available about their... more...

This edited volume provides a critical discussion of particular trends that are widely recognised to influence water management by comparing them with what is actually happening in the field. Among others, these trends include water security, adaptive or integrative management, and the water-energy-food nexus, which are often presented as essential means to reaching more sustainable and resilient water use. However, the extent to which... more...

Advanced mathematics used in engineering is studied here in this text which examines the relationship between the principles in natural processes and those employed in engineered processes. The text covers principles, practices and the mathematics involved in the design and operation of environmental engineering works. It also presents engineering modelling tools and environmental algorithm examples. Major subjects covered in this book include:*... more...

Includes new chapters on soil and groundwater remediation, water filtration system technology, and bottled water supplies; plus new sections on food safety and environmental security. Features new expert contributors such as Nelson Nemerow, Franklin Agardy, George Tehachangolow, Pier Armenante, and Anthony Walbarst.


Learn the basics of modern robotics while building your own intelligent robot from scratch! You'll use inexpensive household materials to make the base for your robot, then add motors, power, wheels, and electronics. But wait, it gets better: your creation is actually five robots in one! -- build your bot in stages, and add the features you want. Vary the functions to create a robot that's uniquely yours.... more...

Bringing to the forefront the most critical areas of effective energy cost cutting, this fully updated edition of this best-selling energy manager's guide provides the very latest strategies for improving lighting, combustion processes, steam generation/distribution, and industrial waste re-utilization. Written by three of the most respected energy professionals in the industry, this book examines the core objectives of effective energy management, and... more...

The health hazards of lead-based paint have become a national issue. This first comprehensive handbook addresses all facets of the issue-legal, historical, toxicological-and details identification and abatement techniques, based both on the author's vast experience as well as other research conducted in the U.S. Well organized and extensively referenced, both engineers and attorneys will profit from access to such a wealth of information.

Many standard industrial waste treatment texts sufficiently address a few major technologies for conventional in-plant environmental control strategies in the food industry. But none explore the complete range of technologies with a focus on new developments in innovative and alternative technology, design criteria, effluent standards, managerial decision methodology, and regional and global environmental conservation specific to the food industry.... more...

Every section of this new edition of Air Pollution has been updated, with particular emphasis on indoor air quality, and a new chapter on Air Pollution Control and Measurement of Industrial Emissions has been added. This new edition continues to cover the wide range of air quality issues in an accessible style. Each topic has a historical introduction, reviews the range of accepted literature, and highlights areas in which developments are currently... more...