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Environmental Life Cycle Assessment

1st Edition

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Olivier Jolliet, Myriam Saade-Sbeih, Shanna Shaked, Alexandre Jolliet, Pierre Crettaz
December 9, 2015

Environmental Life Cycle Assessment is a pivotal guide to identifying environmental problems and reducing related impacts for companies and organizations in need of life cycle assessment (LCA). LCA, a unique sustainability tool, provides a framework that addresses a growing demand for practical tech...

Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook

2nd Edition

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Karl B. Schnelle, Jr., Russell F. Dunn, Mary Ellen Ternes
October 2, 2015

A detailed reference for the practicing engineer, Air Pollution Control Technology Handbook, Second Edition focuses on air pollution control systems and outlines the basic process engineering and cost estimation required for its design. Written by seasoned experts in the field, this book offers a fu...

Handbook of Environmental Engineering

1st Edition

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Frank R. Spellman
September 8, 2015

In his latest book, the Handbook of Environmental Engineering, esteemed author Frank Spellman provides a practical view of pollution and its impact on the natural environment. Driven by the hope of a sustainable future, he stresses the importance of environmental law and resource sustainability, and...

Microbial Biosurfactants and their Environmental and Industrial Applications

1st Edition

Ibrahim M. Banat, Rengathavasi Thavasi
December 12, 2018

Microbial biosurfactants are green molecules with high application potential in environmental and industrial sectors. Chemical diversity of biosurfactants allows them versatility and broad range surfactants capability without compromising performance or economic viability. Biosurfactants are...

Smart Biosensor Technology

2nd Edition

George K. Knopf, Amarjeet S. Bassi
December 03, 2018

Based on the success of the first edition, this second edition continues to build upon fundamental principles of biosensor design and incorporates recent advances in intelligent materials and novel fabrication techniques for a broad range of real world applications. The book provides a...

Functional Nanostructured Membranes

1st Edition

Enrico Drioli, Lidietta Giorno, Annarosa Gugliuzza
December 03, 2018

A membrane is considered the heart of every separation process because it is developed as a nanostructured/nanofunctionalized thin barrier that controls the exchange between two phases, not only by external forces and under the effect of fluid properties, but also through the intrinsic...

Sustainable Coastal Design and Planning

1st Edition

Elizabeth Mossop
November 26, 2018

As different parts of the globe deal with the challenges of coastal settlements in the Anthropcene landscape of increasing uncertainty, the methods of design offer new strategies for developing and testing solutions. These complex problems require collaboration across disciplines, with scientists,...

Advanced Biological, Physical, and Chemical Treatment of Waste Activated Sludge

1st Edition

Antoine Prandota Trzcinski
November 20, 2018

Recently, research efforts aiming to improve energy efficiency of wastewater treatment processes for large centralized wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have been increasing. Global warming impacts, energy sustainability, and biosolids generation are among several key drivers towards the...

Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment

1st Edition

Pillai Abhilash, B. D. Pandey, K. A. Natarajan
November 08, 2018

Microbiology for Minerals, Metals, Materials and the Environment links chemical, metallurgical, and other metal inherent systems with microbes, and analyzes the interdependence between them. Specifically intended to underscore the importance of microbes in environmental remediation in the mining...

Integrated Life-Cycle and Risk Assessment for Industrial Processes and Products

2nd Edition

Guido Sonnemann, Michael Tsang, Marta Schuhmacher
October 24, 2018

Life-cycle assessment is a methodology used to evaluate the environmental impacts of a product, process, or service during its life cycle, and risk assessment is a tool to evaluate potential hazards to human health and the environment introduced by pollutant emissions. The United Nations...

Successful Building Using Ecodesign

1st Edition

Christophe Gobin
October 10, 2018

The notion of ecodesign has now clearly become part of the building sector. It involves taking into consideration environmental issues that are indispensible in constructing our living environment. However, this method, which is industrial in origin, clearly shows that buildings are not the result...

Recent Advances in Environmental Management

1st Edition

Ram Naresh Bharagava
October 08, 2018

This book focuses on the toxicity of various organic and inorganic pollutants, their eco-toxicological effects and eco-friendly approaches for remediation of environmental pollutants. Extensive focus has been relied on the recent advances in ecofriendly approaches such as bioremediation and...

Engineering Technologies for Renewable and Recyclable Materials: Physical-Chemical Properties and Functional Aspects

1st Edition

Jithin Joy, Maciej Jaroszewski, Praveen K.M., Sabu Thomas, Reza Haghi
September 17, 2018

This new resource focuses on many recent advances in recycling and reuse of materials, outlining basic tools and novel approaches. It covers such important issues as e-waste recycling, bio-mass recycling, vermitechnology, recovery of metals, polymer recycling, environmental remediation, waste...

Drinking Water Quality and Contaminants Guidebook

1st Edition

Joseph Cotruvo
August 22, 2018

K347191 BCC Drinking water quality is a sensitive issue, and the public is constantly barraged by contaminant reports now routinely at parts-per-trillion. Protection from microbial disease risks from drinking water must always be predominant; trace chemicals usually fall farther down the scale of...

Construction, Demolition and Disaster Waste Management: An Integrated and Sustainable Approach

1st Edition

Erik K. Lauritzen
August 21, 2018

Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), from the construction, maintenance, renovation and demolition of buildings and structures, represents a large proportion of the waste in industrialized societies. Compared to other forms, such as household waste, more than 90% of CDW can be used as a...

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