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Author Casparian, Armen S., author.

Title Applied chemistry for environmental engineering / Armen S. Casparian and Gergely Sirokman.

Publication Info. New York, [New York] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Momentum Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 154 pages) : illustrations.
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computer rdamedia
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Series Environmental engineering collection, 2375-3633
Environmental engineering collection. 2375-3633
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Introduction to chemistry -- 1.1 Matter -- 1.2 Stoichiometry -- 1.3 Reaction types -- 1.4 Quantifying reactions -- 1.5 Organic chemistry -- 1.6 Polymers --
2. The atmosphere and the chemistry of air -- 2.1 The composition of the atmosphere -- 2.2 Definitions of gases, fumes, vapors, aerosols, and mists -- 2.3 Primary air pollutants from stationary and mobile sources -- 2.4 Indoor air quality -- 2.5 Eight major air pollutants -- 2.6 Multiple chemical sensitivity -- Bibliography --
3. Water quality and water pollution -- 3.1 Chemistry of water -- 3.2 Colloids -- 3.3 Common sources of contamination of water supplies -- 3.4 Chemical oxygen demand and biochemical oxygen demand -- 3.5 Carbon dioxide pollution -- 3.6 Environmental fate and transport of selected water pollutants -- Bibliography --
4. The chemistry of hazardous materials -- 4.1 The chemistry of four common elements -- 4.2 The chemistry of some corrosive materials -- 4.3 The chemistry of pyrophoric substances -- 4.4 The chemistry of flammable substances -- 4.5 The chemistry of explosives -- Bibliography --
5. Radioactivity and nuclear chemistry -- 5.1 Types of radioactivity -- 5.2 Half-life -- 5.3 Units of radiation -- 5.4 Radiation in the field: decay series of uranium -- Bibliography --
6. Introduction to toxicology -- 6.1 The problem -- 6.2 Basic concepts -- 6.3 More terms and definitions -- 6.4 The dose-response relationship -- 6.5 Example calculations and conversions -- Bibliography --
7. Special topics -- 7.1 Green chemistry -- 7.2 Persistence of arsenic -- 7.3 The plastic ocean -- 7.4 Endocrine disruptors -- 7.5 Biofuels -- 7.6 Carbon and sulfur markets -- 7.7 Hard water treatments -- 7.8 Nanotechnology -- 7.9 Three important "environmental" disasters -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Summary This book presents applications of chemistry specific to topics, issues, and problems relevant to environmental engineering. It is the companion volume of Chemistry for Environmental Engineering. Considerable effort has been made to clarify and explain the subjects of air and water quality, including a section on colloids. Other topics include hazardous materials, radiation hazards and sources, toxicology and chemical hygiene, and a final chapter devoted to environmental issues of contemporary interest and importance.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on March 19, 2016).
Subject Chemistry.
Environmental engineering.
Environmental chemistry.
Indexed Term acid rain
air and water quality
arsenic
biofuels
colloids
endocrine disrupters
flammability
global warming
hazardous materials
nanotechnology
plasticizers
pollution
reactivity
smog
toxicity
Genre/Form Libros electronicos.
Added Author Sirokman, Gergely., author.
Other Form: Print version: 9781606509234
ISBN 9781606509241 electronic
9781606509234 print

 
    
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