Applied Chemistry for Environmental Engineering

Editor/Author Casparian, Armen
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Momentum Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.50
ISBN: 978-1-60-650923-4
Category: Science - Chemistry
Image Count: 38
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Applied Chemistry for Environmental Engineering provides practical insight into how the principles of environmental chemistry, covering both atmospheric and water pollution as well as ground pollution.

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Table of Contents

  • LIST OF FIGURES
  • LIST OF TABLES
  • PREFACE
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • 1 INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY
  • 1.1 Matter
  • 1.2 Stoichiometry
  • 1.3 Reaction Types
  • 1.4 Quantifying Reactions
  • 1.5 Organic Chemistry
  • 1.6 Polymers
  • 2 THE ATMOSPHERE AND THE CHEMISTRY OF AIR
  • 2.1 The Composition of the Atmosphere
  • 2.2 Definitions of Gases, Fumes, Vapors, Aerosols, and Mists
  • 2.3 Primary Air Pollutants from Stationary and Mobile Sources
  • 2.4 Indoor Air Quality
  • 2.5 Eight Major Air Pollutants
  • 2.6 Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  • Bibliography
  • 3 WATER QUALITY AND WATER POLLUTION
  • 3.1 Chemistry of Water
  • 3.2 Colloids
  • 3.3 Common Sources of Contamination of Water Supplies
  • 3.4 Chemical Oxygen Demand and Biochemical Oxygen Demand
  • 3.5 Carbon Dioxide Pollution
  • 3.6 Environmental Fate and Transport of Selected Water Pollutants
  • Bibliography
  • 4 THE CHEMISTRY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
  • 4.1 The Chemistry of Four Common Elements
  • 4.2 The Chemistry of Some Corrosive Materials
  • 4.3 The Chemistry of Pyrophoric Substances
  • 4.4 The Chemistry of Flammable Substances
  • 4.5 The Chemistry of Explosives
  • Bibliography
  • 5 RADIOACTIVITY AND NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY
  • 5.1 Types of Radioactivity
  • 5.2 Half-Life
  • 5.3 Units of Radiation
  • 5.4 Radiation in the Field: Decay Series of Uranium
  • Bibliography
  • 6 INTRODUCTION TO TOXICOLOGY
  • 6.1 The Problem
  • 6.2 Basic Concepts
  • 6.3 More Terms and Definitions
  • 6.4 The Dose–Response Relationship
  • 6.5 Example Calculations and Conversions
  • Bibliography
  • 7 SPECIAL TOPICS
  • 7.1 Green Chemistry
  • 7.2 Persistence of Arsenic
  • 7.3 The Plastic Ocean
  • 7.4 Endocrine Disruptors
  • 7.5 Biofuels
  • 7.6 Carbon and Sulfur Markets
  • 7.7 Hard Water Treatments
  • 7.8 Nanotechnology
  • 7.9 Three Important “Environmental” Disasters
  • Bibliography