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  • Biological Wastewater Treatment, Third Editionby C. P. Leslie Jr. Grady; Glen T. Daigger; Nancy G. Love; Carlos D. M. Filipe

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 185.95

    Following in the footsteps of previous highly successful and useful editions, Biological Wastewater Treatment, Third Edition presents the theoretical principles and design procedures for biochemical operations used in wastewater treatment processes. It reflects important changes and advancements in the field, such as a revised treatment of the microbiology... more...

  • Waste Management in the Chemical and Petroleum Industriesby Alireza Bahadori

    Wiley 2013; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    The global chemical and petroleum industries have always had the challenge of disposing of chemical wastes, by-products, and residuals, but with traditional techniques such as deep well injection and incineration proving flawed, the need for disposal by legal, safe and economically effective means has never been greater. Increasingly, the need to... more...

  • Making the Modern Worldby Vaclav Smil

    Wiley 2013; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00

    How much further should the affluent world push its material consumption? Does relative dematerialization lead to absolute decline in demand for materials?  These and many other questions are discussed and answered in Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization. Over the course of time, the modern world has become dependent on... more...

  • Aeration Control System Designby Thomas E. Jenkins

    Wiley 2013; US$ 114.00 US$ 98.80

    Learn how to design and implement successful aeration control systems Combining principles and practices from mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineering, this book enables you to analyze, design, implement, and test automatic wastewater aeration control systems and processes. It brings together all the process requirements, mechanical... more...

  • Waste Not Want Notby Robert Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    No-one wants toxic waste dumped in their back yard. Dioxins and furans from incinerators, dangerous chemicals leaching from landfill sites and the apparently random dumping of nuclear waste are all clear threats to our health and lives. In fact any waste not properly dealt with can become dangerous - yet industry and state seem to collude recklessly... more...

  • Atmospheric Dispersion Modellingby Rod Barratt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 163.95

    To comply with legal and other standards, businesses and regulators are increasingly required to make decisions based on risk assessments of the potential effects of their activities on the environment. Atmospheric dispersion modelling is a cost-effective method, allowing various scenarios to be explored before expensive investment takes place. This... more...

  • Household Waste Recyclingby Richard Waite

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Households in the UK each generate around one tonne of waste per year, and the successful management and disposal of this waste is becoming an increasingly important issue. In many cases, recycling is the most sensible option, and the UK government has set a target to recycle a quarter of all household waste by the year 2000. This book gives an overview... more...

  • Water on Earthby ; Christophe cuyer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    The presence of water on Earth is discussed in this book using various theories about its origin as a basis. These theories include a massive degassing of the primitive parent bodies that built our planet as well as a late addition from comets that collided with the Earth’s surface. The extraordinary physico-chemical properties of the water molecules,... more...

  • Oxy-Fuel Combustion for Power Generation and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Captureby L Zheng

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

    Oxy-fuel combustion is currently considered to be one of the major technologies for carbon dioxide (CO2) capture in power plants. The advantages of using oxygen (O2) instead of air for combustion include a CO2-enriched flue gas that is ready for sequestration following purification and low NOx emissions. This simple and elegant technology has attracted... more...

  • Developments and Innovation in Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Capture and Storage Technologyby M. Mercedes Maroto-Valer

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 290.00

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) is the one advanced technology that conventional power generation cannot do without. CCS technology reduces the carbon footprint of power plants by capturing, and storing the CO2 emissions from burning fossil-fuels and biomass. This volume provides a comprehensive reference on the state of the art research,... more...