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Environmental Engineering : Fundamentals, Sustainability, Design

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9780470165058

ISBN10:
0470165057
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
6/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

Civil engineers are introduced to chemistry and biology through a mass and energy balance approach with this book. It covers ABET required topics of emerging importance, such as sustainable and global engineering. Problems are integrated at the end of the chapters that are similar to those on the FE and PE exams. In addition, readers will have access to Web modules, which address a specific topic, such as water and wastewater treatment. The modules include rich content such as animations, audio, video, interactive problem solving, and links to explorations. Civil engineers will also gain a global perspective so they can take a leadership role in sustainable development.

Author Biography

Mihelcic and Zimmerman and their co-authors introduce the field of environmental engineering by engaging the reader in a comprehensive development of basic principles, as well as providing a strong focus on design for sustainability. The breadth of content and level of treatment is appropriate for civil and environmental engineers and practitioners of elated disciplines seeking a survey of the field. By grounding their approach on the elements of design, the authors instruct readers in how to use the tools of green engineering to design for sustainability and the future of our planet and its inhabitants.

Table of Contents

Engineering and Sustainable Development
Environmental Measurements
Chemistry
Physical Processes
Biology
Environmental Risk
Green Engineering
Water Quality
Water Supply, Distribution, and Wastewater Collection
Drinking Water Treatment
Wastewater Treatment
Air Resources Engineering
Solid Waste Management
Built Environment
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