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InIntroduction to Environmental Engineering, First Edition,authors Richard Mines and Laura Lackey explain complicated environmental systems in easy-to-understand terms, providing numerous examples and an emphasis on current environmental issues such as global warming, the failing infrastructure within the United States, risk assessment, and hazardous waste remediation. MARKET: Appropriate for engineers interested looking for a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to environmental engineering.
Table of Contents
|Environmental Engineering as a Profession||p. 1|
|Whatrsquo;s Your Definition of Environmental Engineering?||p. 1|
|Environmental Engineers Make a Difference||p. 2|
|Jobs in Demand||p. 2|
|A Lousy Report Card||p. 2|
|Basic Necessitiesndash;New Challenges||p. 3|
|Duties and Important Characteristics of Environmental Engineers||p. 3|
|Multidisciplinary Teams||p. 4|
|Work Outdoors||p. 4|
|Consulting Firms||p. 4|
|Regulatory Agencies||p. 5|
|Does Environmental Engineering Match My Interests?||p. 5|
|Environmental Calamities||p. 5|
|Love Canal||p. 5|
|Milwaukee Cryptosporidium Outbreak||p. 6|
|Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster||p. 7|
|Becoming an Environmental Engineer: A Lifelong Process||p. 7|
|College Education||p. 7|
|Professional Licensure||p. 7|
|Engineering Ethics||p. 8|
|Continuing Education||p. 9|
|Problem Solving||p. 10|
|Environmental Management||p. 12|
|Introduction to Environmental Engineering Calculations: Dimensions, Units, and Conversions||p. 15|
|Dimensions and Units||p. 15|
|Essential Derived Units and Conversion Practice||p. 18|
|Flow rate||p. 26|
|Residence time||p. 27|
|Precision, Bias, and Accuracy||p. 28|
|Significant Figures||p. 29|
|Key Words||p. 30|
|Essential Chemical Concepts||p. 32|
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