CART

(0) items

Introduction to Environmental Engineering,9780132347471
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!
FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Introduction to Environmental Engineering

by ;
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780132347471

ISBN10:
0132347474
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/10/2009
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
List Price: $77.60

Buy New Textbook

This item is temporarily unavailable from the publisher, but is expected in soon. Place your order now and we will ship it as soon as it arrives.
$74.72

eTextbook


 
Duration
Price
$38.39

Rent Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $83.20

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 2/10/2009.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.

Summary

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 Professionp. 1
Welcomep. 1
Whatrsquo;s Your Definition of Environmental Engineering?p. 1
Environmental Engineers Make a Differencep. 2
Jobs in Demandp. 2
A Lousy Report Cardp. 2
Basic Necessitiesndash;New Challengesp. 3
Duties and Important Characteristics of Environmental Engineersp. 3
Multidisciplinary Teamsp. 4
Work Outdoorsp. 4
Consulting Firmsp. 4
Governmentp. 4
Regulatory Agenciesp. 5
Industryp. 5
Academiap. 5
Does Environmental Engineering Match My Interests?p. 5
Environmental Calamitiesp. 5
Love Canalp. 5
Milwaukee Cryptosporidium Outbreakp. 6
Chernobyl Nuclear Disasterp. 7
Becoming an Environmental Engineer: A Lifelong Processp. 7
College Educationp. 7
Professional Licensurep. 7
Engineering Ethicsp. 8
Continuing Educationp. 9
Problem Solvingp. 10
Environmental Managementp. 12
Introduction to Environmental Engineering Calculations: Dimensions, Units, and Conversionsp. 15
Introductionp. 15
Dimensions and Unitsp. 15
Essential Derived Units and Conversion Practicep. 18
Densityp. 18
Concentrationp. 20
Flow ratep. 26
Residence timep. 27
Precision, Bias, and Accuracyp. 28
Significant Figuresp. 29
Summaryp. 30
Key Wordsp. 30
Referencesp. 30
Exercisesp. 30
Essential Chemical Conceptsp. 32
Introductionp. 32
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...