Introduction to Engineering and the Environment

Paperback | November 30, 2000

byEdward Rubin

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This book covers a broad range of topics for an introductory course in Environmental Engineering, as well as courses related to engineering design, sustainable development, and environmental policy. Through applications in different engineering domains, students develop the fundamental skills and insights needed to recognize and address environmental problem solving opportunities.

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This book covers a broad range of topics for an introductory course in Environmental Engineering, as well as courses related to engineering design, sustainable development, and environmental policy. Through applications in different engineering domains, students develop the fundamental skills and insights needed to recognize and addres...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 1 inPublished:November 30, 2000Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072354674

ISBN - 13:9780072354676

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Table of Contents

I Motivation and Framework

1 Engineering and the Environment

2 Overview of Environmental Issues

II Technology Design for the Environment

3 Automobiles and the Environment

4 Batteries and the Environment

5 Electric Power Plants and the Environment

6 Refrigeration and the Environment

7 Environmental Life Cycle Assessments

III Modeling Environmental Processes

8 Controlling Urban Smog

9 PCBs in the Aquatic Environment

10 Human Exposure to Toxic Metals

11 CFCs and the Ozone Hole

12 Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect

IV Topics in Environmental Policy Analysis

13 Economics and the Environment

14 Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis

15 Environmental Forecasting

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