Chemistry for Environmental Engineering and Science

Hardcover | August 27, 2002

byClair Sawyer, Perry McCarty, Gene Parkin

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This is the definitive text in a market consisting of senior and graduate environmental engineering students who are taking a chemistry course. The text is divided into a chemistry fundamentals section and a section on water and wastewater analysis. In this new edition, the authors have retained the thorough, yet concise, coverage of basic chemical principles from general, physical, equilibrium, organic, biochemistry, colloid, and nuclear chemistry. In addition, the authors have retained their classic two-fold approach of (1) focusing on the aspects of chemistry that are particularly valuable for solving environmental problems, and (2) laying the groundwork for understanding water and wastewater analysis-a fundamental basis of environmental engineering practice and research.

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This is the definitive text in a market consisting of senior and graduate environmental engineering students who are taking a chemistry course. The text is divided into a chemistry fundamentals section and a section on water and wastewater analysis. In this new edition, the authors have retained the thorough, yet concise, coverage of...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 9.3 × 7.5 × 1.4 inPublished:August 27, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072480661

ISBN - 13:9780072480665

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Table of Contents

I Fundamentals of Chemistry for Environmental Engineering and Science

1 Introduction

2 Basic Concepts from General Chemistry

3 Basic Concepts from Physical Chemistry

4 Basic Concepts from Equilibrium Chemistry

5 Basic Concepts from Organic Chemistry

6 Basic Concepts from Biochemistry

7 Basic Concepts from Colloid Chemistry

8 Basic Concepts from Nuclear Chemistry

II Water and Wastewater Analysis

9 Introduction

10 Statistical Analysis of Analytical Data

11 Basic Concepts from Quantitative Chemistry

12 Instrumental Methods of Analysis

13 Turbidity

14 Color

15 Standard Solutions

16 pH

17 Acidity

18 Alkalinity

19 Hardness

20 Residual Chlorine and Chlorine Demand

21 Chloride

22 Dissolved Oxygen

23 Biochemical Oxygen Demand

24 Chemical Oxygen Demand

25 Nitrogen

26 Solids

27 Iron and Manganese

28 Fluoride

29 Sulfate

30 Phosphorus and Phosphate

31 Oil and Grease

32 Volatile Acids

33 Gas Analysis

34 Trace Contaminants

Appendix A Thermodynamic Properties (25 degrees C)

Appendix B Acronyms, Roman Symbols, and Greek Symbols