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In Introduction to Environmental Engineering, First Edition, authors Richard Mines and Laura Lackey explain complicated environmental systems in easy-to-understand terms, providing numerous examples and an emphasis on current environmental issues such as global warming, the failing infrastructure within the United States, risk assessment, and hazardous waste remediation.
KEY TOPICS: Environmental Engineering as a Profession; Introduction to Environmental Engineering Calculations: Dimensions, Units, and Conversions; Essential Chemical Concepts; Biological and Ecological Concepts; Risk Assessment; Design and Modeling of Environmental Systems; Sustainability and Green Development; Water Quality and Pollution; Water Treatment; Domestic Wastewater Treatment; Air Pollution; Fundamentals of Hazardous Waste Site Remediation; Introduction to Solid Waste Management.
MARKET: Appropriate for engineers interested in a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to environmental engineering.