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5983

Engineering Damage Mechanics

Ductile, Creep, Fatigue and Brittle Failures

 

13th ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2005.

ISBNs 9783540215035 9783540272939

Colección: SpringerLink


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5958

Engineering Geology for Underground Rocks

 

13th ed. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2007.

ISBNs 9783540732945 9783540732952

Colección: SpringerLink


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18001

Environmental Engineering

 

4th ed. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003.

ISBNs 9780750672948

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): This book provides a comprehensive introduction to air, water, noise, and radioactive materials pollution and its control. Legal and regulatory principles and risk analysis are included in addition to engineering principles.

The text presents the engineering principles governing the generation and control of air and water pollutants, solid and hazardous waste, and noise. Water quality and drinking water treatment are discussed, as well as the elements of risk analysis. Radioactive waste generation and treatment in relation to the nuclear fuel cycle, are discussed. The health and environmental effects of all these pollutants are discussed. An introduction to the Federal laws and regulations governing pollution is included.

- This text embraces the latest thinking in environmental engineering

- Includes updates in regulation and current pollution abatement technologies


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18004

Environmental Hydraulics of Open Channel Flows

 

Butterworth-Heinemann, 2004.

ISBNs 9780750661652

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Environmental Hydraulics is a new text for students and professionals studying advanced topics in river and estuarine systems. The book contains the full range of subjects on open channel flows, including mixing and dispersion, Saint-Venant equations method of characteristics and interactions between flowing water and its surrondings (air entrainment, sediment transport).


Following the approach of Hubert Chanson's highly successful undergraduate textbook Hydraulics of Open Channel Flow, the reader is guided step-by-step from the basic principles to more advanced practical applications.

Each section of the book contains many revision exercises, problems and assignments to help the reader test their learning in practical situations.

·Complete text on river and estuarine systems in a single volume
·Step-by-step guide to practical applications
·Many worked examples and exercises


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18012

Environmental Pollution and Control

 

4th ed. Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998.

ISBNs 9780750698993

Colección: ScienceDirect

Resumen (en inglés): Complex environmental problems are often reduced to an inappropriate level of simplicity. While this book does not seek to present a comprehensive scientific and technical coverage of all aspects of the subject matter, it makes the issues, ideas, and language of environmental engineering accessible and understandable to the nontechnical reader.
Improvements introduced in the fourth edition include a complete rewrite of the chapters dealing with risk assessment and ethics, the introduction of new theories of radiation damage, inclusion of environmental disasters like Chernobyl and Bhopal, and general updating of all the content, specifically that on radioactive waste.

Since this book was first published in 1972, several generations of students have become environmentally aware and conscious of their responsibilities to the planet earth. Many of these environmental pioneers are now teaching in colleges and universities, and have in their classes students with the same sense of dedication and resolve that they themselves brought to the discipline. In those days, it was sometimes difficult to explain what indeed environmental science or engineering was, and why the development of these fields was so important to the future of the earth and to human civilization. Today there is no question that the human species has the capability of destroying its collective home, and that we have indeed taken major steps toward doing exactly that.

And yet, while, a lot has changed in a generation, much has not. We still have air pollution; we still contaminate our water supplies; we still dispose of hazardous materials improperly; we still destroy natural habitats as if no other species mattered. And worst of all, we still continue to populate the earth at an alarming rate. There is still a need for this book, and for the college and university courses that use it as a text, and perhaps this need is more acute now than it was several decades ago.

Although the battle to preserve the environment is still raging, some of the rules have changed. We now must take into account risk to humans, and be able to manipulate concepts of risk management. With increasing population, and fewer alternatives to waste disposal, this problem is intensified. Environmental laws have changed, and will no doubt continue to evolve. Attitudes toward the environment are often couched in what has become known as the environmental ethic. Finally, the environmental movement has become powerful politically, and environmentalism can be made to serve a political agenda.

In revising this book, we have attempted to incorporate the evolving nature of environmental sciences and engineering by adding chapters as necessary and eliminating material that is less germane to today's students. We have nevertheless maintained the essential feature of this book -- to package the more important aspects of environmental engineering science and technology in an organized manner and present this mainly technical material to a nonengineering audience.

This book has been used as a text in courses which require no prerequisites, although a high school knowledge of chemistry is important. A knowledge of college level algebra is also useful, but calculus is not required for the understanding of the technical and scientific concepts.

We do not intend for this book to be scientifically and technically complete. In fact, many complex environmental problems have been simplified to the threshold of pain for many engineers and scientists. Our objective, however, is not to impress nontechnical students with the rigors and complexities of pollution control technology but rather to make some of the language and ideas of environmental engineering and science more understandable.

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An introduction to the more important aspects of environmental science and technology.

Well organized and suitable for both the technical and non-technical reader.

Ideal for the student taking courses in this field who does not have an extensive engineering, mathematical, or environmental background.


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Environmental Security and Public Safety

Problems and Needs in Conversion Policy and Research after 15 Years of Conversion in Central and Eastern Europe

 

13th ed. Dordrecht: Springer, 2007.

Título de la serie/colección: NATO Security through Science Series.

ISBNs 9781402056420 9781402056444

Colección: SpringerLink


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5991

Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmentally Friendly Coastal Protection Structures Varna, Bulgaria 25-27 May 2004 Vol. 53

 

13th ed. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005.

Título de la serie/colección: NATO Science Series, Series IV: Earth and Environmental Series. ISSN 1568-1238,

ISBNs 9781402032998 9781402033018

Colección: SpringerLink


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23960

Enzymes from Extreme Environments

 

Frontiers Media SA, 2016.

Título de la serie/colección: Frontiers Research Topics. ISSN 1664-8714,

ISBNs 9782889198306

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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27131

Estuaire et le port, L'

 

Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2007.

ISBNs 9782753503755 9782753529809

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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29336

Evolución histórica del espacio físico de la Universidad, La

La evolución histórica del espacio físico de la Universidad Vol. 25

 

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Figuerola Institute of Social Science History, 2011.

Título de la serie/colección: Historia de las Universidades. ISSN 1886-0710,

ISBNs 9788499827766

Colección: Directory of Open Access Books


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