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Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds

1st Edition

Young-Cheol Chang
January 30, 2019

Microbial Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds examines and collects the recent information on the bioremediation technologies around the world. This book focuses on methods to decrease pollutants created by anthropogenic activities, industrial activities, and agricultural activities. This book...

Revival: Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management (1995)

1st Edition

Thomas E Carleson, Chien M. Wai, Nathan A. Chipman
January 29, 2019

Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management is an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of processes for separation of nuclear wastes. Comprised of articles by scientists and engineers at universities and national laboratories in the U.S. and overseas, the book provides excellent reference...

Revival: Pipeline Engineering (2004)

1st Edition

Henry Liu
January 25, 2019

Pipeline engineering has struggled to develop as a single field of study due to the wide range of industries and government organizations using different types of pipelines for all types of solids, liquids, and gases. This fragmentation has impeded professional development, job mobility, technology...

Environmental Science: Society, Nature, and Technology

1st Edition

Takashiro Akitsu
December 13, 2018

This book presents the current aspects of environmental issues in view of chemical processes particularly with respect to two facets: social sciences along with chemistry and natural sciences. The former facet explores the environmental economics and policies along with chemical engineering or...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes

1st Edition

Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno, Annarosa Gugliuzza
December 03, 2018

A membrane is considered the heart of every separation process because it is developed as a nanostructured/nanofunctionalized thin barrier that controls the exchange between two phases, not only by external forces and under the effect of fluid properties, but also through the intrinsic...

The Metabolism of Arsenite

1st Edition

Joanne M. Santini, Seamus A. Ward
August 16, 2018

Up to 200 million people in 70 countries are at risk from drinking water contaminated with arsenic, which is a major cause of chronic debilitating illnesses and fatal cancers. Until recently little was known about the mobility of arsenic, and how redox transformations determined its movement into...

The Triumph of the Sun: The Energy of the New Century

1st Edition

Wolfgang Palz
August 13, 2018

As the new century came, the world began to turn its back on the reckless developments of the past that resulted in global pollution and the deep misery it entails, a climate getting out of kilter, the threat of a nuclear war, and all perils brought about by the unchecked use of fossil and atomic...

Sustainable Energy Policies for Europe: Towards 100% Renewable Energy

1st Edition

Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes
August 10, 2018

The discussion about energy perspectives beyond 2020, up to 2030 and eventually 2050 has started. There seems to be a verbal consensus on the necessity of ambitious climate change mitigation policies, without a convincing perspective of the necessary policy decisions to be reached in due time....

Introduction to Optimization for Chemical and Environmental Engineers

1st Edition

Louis Theodore, Kelly Behan
July 16, 2018

"The authors—a chemical engineer and a civil engineer—have complimented each other in delivering an introductory text on optimization for engineers of all disciplines. It covers a host of topics not normally addressed by other texts. Although introductory in nature, it is a book that will prove...

Principles of Environmental Thermodynamics and Kinetics

4th Edition

Kalliat T. Valsaraj, Elizabeth M. Melvin
March 05, 2018

Environmental engineering, is by its very nature, interdisciplinary and it is a challenge to develop courses that will provide students with a thorough broad-based curriculum that includes every aspect of the environmental engineering profession. Environmental engineers perform a variety of...

In-Situ Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Sites

1st Edition

Jochen Bundschuh, Hartmut M. Holländer, Lena Qiying Ma
January 15, 2018

Providing an introduction, the scientific background, case studies and future perspectives of in-situ arsenic remediation technologies for soils, soil water and groundwater at geogenic and anthropogenic contaminated sites. The case studies present in-situ technologies about natural arsenic,...

The Geology Companion: Essentials for Understanding the Earth

1st Edition

Gary Prost, Benjamin Prost
December 07, 2017

This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in...

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