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Pollution and the Atmosphere: Designs for Reduced Emissions

1st Edition

Marco Ragazzi
January 11, 2017

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the...

Chemical Sensitivity and Sick-Building Syndrome

1st Edition

Yukio Yanagisawa, Hiroshi Yoshino, Satoshi Ishikawa, Mikio Miyata
January 06, 2017

Written by multidisciplinary experts in medicine, chemistry, and architecture, this book examines chemical sensitivity (CS). In 15 chapters fitted to 15 lectures, it discusses not only the medical explanation, but also the environmental factors of this hypersensitive reaction, such as chemistry and...

Air Quality: Monitoring, Measuring, and Modeling Environmental Hazards

1st Edition

Marco Ragazzi
December 05, 2016

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new compendium provides a nuanced look at monitoring, measuring, and modeling air quality pollution in conjunction with its effects on public health and the environment. Air pollution has been proven to be a major environmental risk to...

Pollution Prevention: Sustainability, Industrial Ecology, and Green Engineering, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ryan Dupont, Kumar Ganesan, Louis Theodore
November 08, 2016

This new edition has been revised throughout, and adds several sections, including: lean manufacturing and design for the environment, low impact development and green infrastructure, green science and engineering, and sustainability. It presents strategies to reduce waste from the source...

Transportation and the Environment: Assessments and Sustainability

1st Edition

Gabriela Ionescu
July 08, 2016

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new book takes a nuanced look at building a sustainable transportation infrastructure and provides an overview of the harmful effect of various modes of transportation on the environment. The environmental impact of transportation is...

Climate Policy: International Perspectives on Greenhouse Gases

1st Edition

Gabriela Ionescu
May 04, 2016

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Climate change threatens our planet’s future. Since it’s too late to prevent climate change, we must find ways to prepare for it, while doing all we can to slow down the processes that are causing it. The editor of this compendium, an...

Hazardous Air Pollutants: Case Studies from Asia

1st Edition

Dong-Chun Shin
April 06, 2016

Hazardous Air Pollutants: Case Studies from Asia examines the variety of public health problems, such as cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, increased mortality, and impaired mental health, that are severely affecting multiple Asian countries as a result of exposure to high concentrations...

Climate Change Mitigation: Greenhouse Gas Reduction and Biochemicals

1st Edition

Jimmy Alexander Faria Albanese, M. Pilar Ruiz
July 28, 2015

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Climate change is a significant threat to humanity's future. Culturally, politically, economically, and personally, however, we are all deeply embedded in a system that continues to send us on a collision course that leads directly toward this...

Local Exhaust Ventilation: Aerodynamic Processes and Calculations of Dust Emissions

1st Edition

Ivan Logachev, Konstantin Logachev, Olga Averkova
May 21, 2015

Control Harmful Emissions and Improve Work Conditions Local Exhaust Ventilation: Aerodynamic Processes and Calculations of Dust Emissions examines how emissions inherent to production processes in the metal, mining, chemical, and other industries can adversely affect the workplace by compromising...

Air Quality

5th Edition

Thad Godish, Wayne T. Davis, Joshua S. Fu
August 15, 2014

The fifth edition of a bestseller, Air Quality provides students with a comprehensive overview of air quality, the science that continues to provide a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry and its effects on public health and the environment, and the regulatory and technological management...

Dictionary of 21st Century Energy Technologies, Financing and Sustainability

1st Edition

Gene Beck CEM, CLP
June 16, 2014

This comprehensive desktop reference addresses the diverse terms and acronyms that form the backbone of 21st century energy technologies, applications of those technologies, and the sustainability sector of the U.S. economy. The convergence of these disciplines has resulted in an explosion of...

Boiler Operator's Handbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Kenneth E. Heselton, PE
May 20, 2014

This book was written specifically for boiler plan operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. It is newly revised with guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of...

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