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Air, Gas, and Water Pollution Control Using Industrial and Agricultural Solid Wastes Adsorbents

Tushar Kanti Sen
October 16, 2017

Air and water pollution occurs when toxic pollutants of varying kinds (organic, inorganic, radioactive and so on) are directly or indirectly discharged into the environment without adequate treatment to remove these potential pollutants. There are a total of 13 book chapters in three sections...

Ecological Sustainability: Understanding Complex Issues

Robert B. Northrop, Anne N. Connor
October 12, 2017

Complex systems is a new field of science studying how parts of a system give rise to the collective behaviors of the system, and how the system interacts with its environment. This book examines the complex systems involved in environmental sustainability, and examines the technologies involved to...

Chemical Processes for Pollution Prevention and Control

Paul Mac Berthouex, Linfield C. Brown
October 09, 2017

This book examines how chemistry, chemical processes, and transformations are used for pollution prevention and control. Pollution prevention reduces or eliminates pollution at the source, whereas pollution control involves destroying, reducing, or managing pollutants that cannot be eliminated at...

Handbook of Bioremediation (1993)

Robert D. Norris
September 28, 2017

Written by leading soil and ground-water remediation scientists, Handbook of Bioremediation presents information regarding the processes, application, and limitations of using remediation technologies to restore contaminated soil and ground water. It covers field-tested technologies, site...

Pipeline Engineering (2004)

Henry Liu
September 28, 2017

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...

Separation Techniques in Nuclear Waste Management (1995)

Thomas E Carleson, Chien M. Wai, Nathan A. Chipman
September 20, 2017

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...

Handbook of Incineration of Hazardous Wastes (1991)

William S. Rickman
September 20, 2017

Hazardous waste incineration technologies have been developed to meet the needs of a rapidly growing market that has been created by the proliferation of hazardous waste in modern society. These hazardous wastes are continuously produced as by-products of many industries. Vast stockpiles of...

Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes

Bharat A. Bhanvase, Rajendra P. Ugwekar, Raju B. Mankar
September 14, 2017

Due to increasing demand for potable and irrigation water, new scientific research is being conducted to deal with wastewater from a variety of sources. Novel Water Treatment and Separation Methods: Simulation of Chemical Processes presents a selection of research related to applications of...

Biohydrometallurgical Recycling of Metals from Industrial Wastes

Hong Hocheng, Mital Chakankar, Umesh Jadhav
September 11, 2017

Although many available metal recycling methods are simple and fast, they are also expensive and cause environmental pollution. Biohydrometallurgical processing of metals offers an alternative to overcome these issues, as the use of biological means not only helps to conserve dwindling ore...

Green Aviation: Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels

Emily S. Nelson, D.R. Reddy
September 07, 2017

Aircraft emissions currently account for ~3.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The number of passenger miles has increased by 5% annually despite 9/11, two wars and gloomy economic conditions. Since aircraft have no viable alternative to the internal combustion engine, improvements in aircraft...

Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation

N.S. Bolan, M.B. Kirkham, Y.S. Ok
September 07, 2017

Spoil to Soil: Mine Site Rehabilitation and Revegetation presents both fundamental and practical aspects of remediation and revegetation of mine sites. Through three major themes, it examines characterization of mine site spoils; remediation of chemical, physical and biological constraints of mine...

WASTES – Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II: Selected Papers from the 4th Edition of the International Conference on Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, Porto, Portugal, 25-26 September 2017

Candida Vilarinho, Fernando Castro, Maria de Lurdes Lopes
August 31, 2017

Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities II contains selected papers presented at the 4th edition of the International Conference Wastes: Solutions, Treatments and Opportunities, that took place 25-26 September 2017 at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal....