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Proceedings of the 45th Industrial Waste Conference May 1990, Purdue University

1st Edition

John W. Bell
December 08, 2017

New and timely research, methods, and processes are described in 92 technical papers. This new volume in the Purdue series presents a compendium of valuable information that can be directly applied to today's big problems of environmental control, treatment, regulation, and compliance....

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...

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse, Theory and Design Examples, Volume 1: Principles and Basic Treatment

1st Edition

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Theory and Design Examples, Volume 2:: Post-Treatment, Reuse, and Disposal

1st Edition

Syed R. Qasim, Guang Zhu
December 05, 2017

This book will present the theory involved in wastewater treatment processes, define the important design parameters involved, and provide typical values of these parameters for ready reference; and also provide numerical applications and step-by-step calculation procedures in solved examples....

Infectious and Medical Waste Management

1st Edition

Peter A. Reinhardt
November 29, 2017

This complete guide to infectious and medical waste management is required reading for everyone who handles, treats, transports, disposes of, or is responsible for this waste. Until now, no book has been written that explains in detail how to safely comply with the complex regulations and how to...

Pollution Control for the Petrochemicals Industry

1st Edition

M.Brett Borup
November 29, 2017

The petrochemicals industry is very complex and requires considerable knowledge of the individual processes to develop effective pollution control plans and processes. Information in this small book is intended to provide a base from which one can build. It is not exhaustive in describing the...

Resource Recovery From Municipal Solid Wastes: Volume II: Final Processing

2nd Edition

Diaz
November 29, 2017

This text includes two volumes discussing resource recovery form municipal solid wastes. Volume 2 discusses in more detail the final processing including; incineration, preparation and use of refuse-derived fuel, biological resource recoveyr, biogas production, hydrolysis and single cell protein...

Managing Industrial Hazardous Waste- A Practical Handbook

1st Edition

Gary F. Lindgren
November 29, 2017

Here is your new handbook full of information and guidance necessary to understand and comply with the myriad and complex hazardous waste regulations. This handbook explains the regulations regarding identification and listing of hazardous wastes, walks the reader through the three determinations...

Hazardous Waste Minimization Handbook

1st Edition

Thomas E. Higgins
November 29, 2017

This book, designed to assist industrial engineers and managers in making changes in purchasing, manufacturing, and waste handling practices to reduce the costs and liabilities of waste disposal, begins by defining waste minimization in the first two chapters. A description of the economic and...

Toxic Air Pollution: A Comprehensive Study Non-Criteria Air Pollutants

1st Edition

Paul J. Lioy
November 29, 2017

The difficulties with addressing toxic air pollutants are the cheer number of compounds present in the atmosphere and their sources. The purpose of this book is to develop an approach to understanding toxic air pollutants through synthesis of the scientific results obtained in the Airbourne Toxic...

Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications

1st Edition

H. Magdi Selim
November 22, 2017

During the last four decades, tremendous advances have been made towards the understanding of transport characteristics of contaminants in soils, solutes, and tracers in geological media. Transport & Fate of Chemicals in Soils: Principles & Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of...

Microorganisms in Home and Indoor Work Environments: Diversity, Health Impacts, Investigation and Control, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Brian Flannigan, Robert A. Samson, J. David Miller
November 22, 2017

In 2007, scientists estimated the direct cost of diseases associated with mould and dampness on the US population to be in the range of 4 billion dollars, and the indirect costs of lost work and school days are gauged even higher. The US Centers for Disease Control recently concluded that...

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