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Environmental Engineering & Technology

  • Curbing Catastropheby Timothy H. Dixon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    An eye-opening account exploring common themes between major disasters and providing important lessons for successful natural hazard mitigation. more...

  • Advances in Energy and Environment Researchby Bachir Achour; Qiyan Wu

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    The 2016 International Conference on Advances in Energy and Environment Research (ICAEER 2016) took place on August 12-14, 2016 in Guangzhou, China. ICAEER 2016 has been a meeting place for innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of energy and environment research. The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental... more...

  • Sedimentation Process and Design of Settling Systemsby Alak De

    Springer India 2017; US$ 106.24

    This book is designed to serve as a comprehensive source of information of sedimentation processes and design of settling systems, especially as applied to design of such systems in civil and environmental engineering. The book begins with an introduction to sedimentation as a whole and goes on to cover the development and details of various settling... more...

  • Pollution and the Atmosphereby Marco Ragazzi

    Apple Academic Press 2017; US$ 149.95

    This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the most relevant sources, such as waste incineration, traffic emissions, emissions from fuel and electricity production,... more...

  • Environmental Release of and Exposure to Iron Oxide and Silver Nanoparticlesby Henning Wigger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.93

    In this thesis a prospective approach was developed to identify and to assess current as well as potentially upcoming product applications with focus on environmental releases and exposures of engineered nanomaterials. The developed product application scenarios were illustrated in case studies on iron oxide and silver nanoparticles. It was shown... more...

  • Aeolian Processes in the Arid Territories of Central Asia and Kazakhstanby Gulnura Isanova; Jilili Abuduwaili

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 81.80

    This book highlights the aeolian processes in the desert zone of Kazakhstan and analyzes the current status of dust and sand storms in Central Asia and Kazakhstan. It also highlights the analyses, dynamics and long-term observations of storms on the basis of numerous cartographic materials and satellite images. Dust/sand storms are a common and... more...

  • Modelling Trends in Solid and Hazardous Waste Managementby Debashish Sengupta; Sudha Agrahari

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 81.80

    This book explores state-of-art techniques based on methodological and modeling aspects of solid and hazardous waste management, specifically focusing on the recent trends in data acquisition and robust modeling of the results obtained. In addition to an in-depth description of the recent regulatory paradigm for solid waste disposal and revealing... more...

  • High-Speed Rail and Sustainabilityby Blas Luis Pérez Henríquez; Elizabeth Deakin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    High speed rail (HSR) is being touted as a strategic investment for connecting people across regions, while also fostering prosperity and smart urban growth. However, as its popularity increases, its implementation has become contentious with various parties contesting the validity of socioeconomic and environmental objectives put forward as justification... more...

  • Handbook of Multisensor Data Fusionby Martin Liggins II; David Hall; James Llinas

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 209.95

    In the years since the bestselling first edition, fusion research and applications have adapted to service-oriented architectures and pushed the boundaries of situational modeling in human behavior, expanding into fields such as chemical and biological sensing, crisis management, and intelligent buildings. Handbook of Multisensor Data Fusion: Theory... more...

  • Wellness Protocol for Smart Homesby Hemant Ghayvat; Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 81.80

    This book focuses on the development of wellness protocols for smart home monitoring, aiming to forecast the wellness of individuals living in ambient assisted living (AAL) environments. It describes in detail the design and implementation of heterogeneous wireless sensors and networks as applied to data mining and machine learning, which the protocols... more...