| About The Book Elements Of Environmental Science And Engineering
Designed as a text for all undergraduate students of engineering for their core course in Environmental Science and Engineering and for elective courses in environmental health engineering and pollution and control engineering for students of civil engineering, this comprehensive text, now in its Second Edition provides an in-depth analysis of the fundamental concepts. It also introduces the reader to different niche areas of environmental science and engineering.
The book covers a wide array of topics, such as natural resources, disaster management, biodiversity, and various forms of pollution, viz. water pollution, air pollution, soil pollution, noise pollution, thermal pollution, and marine pollution, as well as environmental impact assessment and environmental protection. This edition introduces a new chapter on Environment and Human Health.
KEY FEATURES :
Gives in-depth yet lucid analysis of topics, making the book user-friendly.
Covers important topics, which are adequately supported by illustrative diagrams.
Provides case studies to explore real-life problems.
Supplies review questions at the end of each chapter to drill the students in self-study.
Table of Contents:
|Preface Preface to the First Edition|
1. ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESSPRESENT SCENARIO
2. SCIENCE OF THE ENVIRONMENT
3. NATURAL RESOURCES
4. DISASTER MANAGEMENT
5. ENGINEERING INTERVENTIONS
8. WATER POLLUTION
9. AIR POLLUTION
10. SOIL POLLUTION
11. NOISE POLLUTION
12. THERMAL POLLUTION
13. MARINE POLLUTION
14. SOLID WASTES
15. HAZARDOUS WASTES
17. ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH
18. ENVIRONMENTAL THREATS
19. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT
20. SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
21. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION