An Introduction to the Chemistry of Natural and Engineered Aquatic Systems

Author: Patrick Brezonik,William Arnold

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0199730725

Category: Science

Page: 782

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Secondary audience: the book will serve as a reference source for researchers and other professionals in environmental engineering and all areas of aquatic chemistry.
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Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101

ISBN: 9781490233994

Category:

Page: 180

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 9780199730728 .
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Engineering, Engineering

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1490268758

Category: Education

Page: 203

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Water Chemistry, An Introduction to the Chemistry of Natural and Engineered Aquatic Systems. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Thermodynamic Basis for Equilibrium Chemistry, Activity-Concentration Relationships, Fundamentals of Chemical Kinetics, and Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry for Environmental Systems plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Physical / Chemical Treatment Processes

Author: Mark M. Benjamin,Desmond F. Lawler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118169654

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 878

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Beginning with the generic means for investigating water to complex processes for the removal of soluble and particulate materials, Water Quality Engineering: Physical/Chemical Treatment Processes provides a comprehensive overview of the physical and chemical processes for treating water and wastewater. Author M. Benjamin describes the fundamental and mathematical theory behind water treatment methods and includes examples illustrating common calculations related to each process, as well as more concrete, real-world examples in each chapter. The text provides a theoretical underpinning of practice, making it a valuable reference for working environmental engineers.
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Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement

Author: John G. Webster,Halit Eren

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351833332

Category: Medical

Page: 1921

View: 7154

The Second Edition of the bestselling Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook brings together all aspects of the design and implementation of measurement, instrumentation, and sensors. Reflecting the current state of the art, it describes the use of instruments and techniques for performing practical measurements in engineering, physics, chemistry, and the life sciences and discusses processing systems, automatic data acquisition, reduction and analysis, operation characteristics, accuracy, errors, calibrations, and the incorporation of standards for control purposes. Organized according to measurement problem, the Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement volume of the Second Edition: Contains contributions from field experts, new chapters, and updates to all 98 existing chapters Covers sensors and sensor technology, time and frequency, signal processing, displays and recorders, and optical, medical, biomedical, health, environmental, electrical, electromagnetic, and chemical variables A concise and useful reference for engineers, scientists, academic faculty, students, designers, managers, and industry professionals involved in instrumentation and measurement research and development, Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook, Second Edition: Electromagnetic, Optical, Radiation, Chemical, and Biomedical Measurement provides readers with a greater understanding of advanced applications.
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Author: Steven N. Liss,Ian G. Droppo,Gary G. Leppard,Timothy G. Milligan

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203485335

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 464

View: 4998

While new developments in genomics, nanotechnology, sampling, and modelling permit increasingly revealing investigation into flocculation structure and processes, there is still a fundamental lack of knowledge related to many aspects of this phenomenon. Presented by a prominent team of international experts, this text takes a unique perspective and melds together the natural and engineering fields of science as they relate to this central phenomenon. In doing so, the authors present the full range of sampling, handling, analytical, and interpretive options for operational management of natural or engineered system, providing comprehensive coverage that meets the needs of researchers, practitioners and students.
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Author: Robert H. Kadlec,Scott Wallace,Robert L. Knight

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780873719308

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 928

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This outstanding new book examines the planning, design, construction, and operation of wetlands used for water quality treatment. Treatment Wetlands is the first comprehensive book to systematically describe all aspects of this new technology. Topics include all major wetland configurations, wastewater sources, and combinations of climatic conditions. This complete reference contains detailed information on wetland ecology, wetland water quality, selection of appropriate technology, design for consistent performance, construction guidance, and operational control through effective monitoring. Design approaches that can be tailored to specific wetland treatment projects are also included. Rule-of-thumb methods, regression-based empirical design approaches, and rational methods are explained facilitating wetland design based on multi-parameter input conditions.
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A Systematic Approach to Science-Based Decision Making

Author: Daniel M. Byrd III,Richard C. Cothern

Publisher: Government Institutes

ISBN: 1591919630

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 433

View: 9799

Written for safety and loss-control, environmental, and quality managers, this is the first comprehensive, integrated guide to developing a complete environmental risk analysis for regulated substances and processes. Unlike other books, Introduction to Risk Analysis looks at risk from a regulatory perspective, allowing both professionals in regulatory agencies concerned with risk_including OSHA, EPA, USDA, DOT, FDA, and state environmental agencies_and professionals in any agency-regulated industry to understand and implement the methods required for proper risk assessment. The authors examine risk and the structure of analysis. Emphasizing the predictive nature of risk, they discuss the quantitative nature of risk and explore quantitative-analysis topics, including data graphing, logarithmic thinking, risk estimating, and curve fitting. Chapters include discussions on functions, models, and uncertainties; the regulatory process; risk assessment; exposure; dosimetry; epidemiology; toxicology; risk characterization; comparative risk assessment; ecological risk assessment; risk management; and risk communication. Six in-depth case studies, an annotated bibliography, and more than 50 figures are also included.
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Author: Bruce E. Logan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118230078

Category: Science

Page: 482

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A unique approach to the challenges of complex environmentalsystems Environmental Transport Processes, Second Edition providesmuch-needed guidance on mass transfer principles in environmentalengineering. It focuses on working with uncontrolled conditionsinvolving biological and physical systems, offering examples fromdiverse fields, including mass transport, kinetics, wastewatertreatment, and unit processes. This new edition is fully revised and updated, incorporatingmodern approaches and practice problems at the end of chapters,making the Second Edition more concise, accessible, and easy touse. The book discusses the fundamentals of transport processesoccurring in natural environments, with special emphasis on workingat the biological–physical interface. It considers transportand kinetics in terms of systems that involve microorganisms, alongwith in-depth coverage of particles, size spectra, and calculationsfor particles that can be considered either spheres or fractals.The book's treatment of particles as fractals is especially uniqueand the Second Edition includes a new section on exoelectrogenicbiofilms. It also addresses dispersion in natural and engineeredsystems unlike any other book on the subject. Readers will learn to tackle with confidence complexenvironmental systems and make transport calculations inheterogeneous environments with mixtures of chemicals.
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Properties, Analysis and Environmental Relevance

Author: Fritz H. Frimmel,R. Niessner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642103186

Category: Science

Page: 239

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As nanotechnology enters everyday life, engineered nanoparticles (ENP) will find their way into nature, including surface and groundwater. Here, distinguished experts of water chemistry present dedicated methods for the analysis of nanoparticles in the aquatic environment, their distribution and fate. This includes the influence of complex matrices such as wastewater, brown water with natural organic matter (NOM), and high salt concentrations as well as available and future standardized methods. The background of geogenic, natural nanoparticles is considered in a discussion of known environmental effects, including strategies to test for potential effects on human and environmental health.
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Author: Cornell University

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Production and Distribution

Author: Gabriel Bitton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118743911

Category: Science

Page: 312

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Microbiology of Drinking Water Production andDistribution addresses the public health aspects of drinkingwater treatment and distribution. It explains the different watertreatment processes, such as pretreatment, coagulation,flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and theirimpacts on waterborne microbial pathogens and parasites. Drinking water quality may be degraded in water distributionsystems—microorganisms form biofilms within distributionsystems that allow them to flourish. Various methodologies havebeen proposed to assess the bacterial growth potential in waterdistribution systems. Microbiology of Drinking Water Production and Distributionalso places drinking water quality and public health issues incontext; it addresses the effect of bioterrorism on drinking watersafety, particularly safeguards that are in place to protectconsumers against the microbial agents involved. In addition, thetext delves into research on drinking water quality in developingcountries and the low-cost treatment technologies that could savelives. The text also examines the microbiological water quality ofbottled water, often misunderstood by the public at large.
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Author: Gary Thomas Patterson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780873712682

Category: Science

Page: 654

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By and for engineers and scientists, this comprehensive book covers all aspects of metals chemistry, separation chemistry, and metals separation processes. State-of-the-art papers give news and recent developments and future research needs, of special value and interest to persons from industry, academia, government agencies, commercial and research institutes, information centers and libraries. This valuable work is the complete proceedings of the Metals Speciation, Separation and Recovery International Symposium sponsored by the Industrial Waste Elimination Research Center at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, and the Water Research Institute of the Italian National Research Council, Rome, Italy, held in Rome, May 14-19, 1989. The book will be about 800 pages replete with drawings, tables, and charts helpful to understanding and use of the information presented. Written by some 50 specialists from leading institutions and companies from Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, choice information and data in this valuable new volume are organized into seven major parts: One: Chemistry of Toxic Metals; Two: Precipitation Phenomena; Three: Metal Speciations and Complexation in Natural Systems; Four: Sorption Onto Surfaces; Five: Ion Separation; Six: Soils Contamination and Decontamination; Seven: Waste Reduction and Recovery Case Studies. Index.
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Author: Milton Fingerman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439842604

Category: Science

Page: 622

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Bioremediation, the use of microorganisms to degrade, sequester, or remove environmental contaminants, is an urgent need of our planet for protection and restoration from toxic contaminants. This book not only provides cutting edge information about bioremediation of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, but also highlights the gaps in our knowledge of the subject. Among the topics covered in this volume are those that deal with petroleum spill bioremediation, bioremediation of heavy metals, and the use of genetically engineered microorganisms in bioremediation.
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Author: Thomas M. Smith,Robert Leo Smith

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827373137

Category: Ecology

Page: 982

View: 7454

Populations, ecosystems, species interactions, community.
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