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Introduction to MATLAB with Applications for Chemical and Mechanical Engineers

Soil Physics

Daniel G. Coronell Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana, USA

This text provides applications from chemical engineering and biotechnology, such as thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and mass transfer. The book features a section on input, output, and storage of data as well as a section on data analysis and parameter estimation that contains statistical analysis, curve fitting optimization, and error analysis. Many applied case studies are included from the engineering disciplines. It also offers instruction on the use of the MATLAB® optimization toolbox. It includes a CDROM of MATLAB programs. • Provides applications to thermodynamics, heat transfer, mass transfer, process engineering, and biotechnology • Discusses how MATLAB can communicate and exchange data with Excel • Addresses data analysis and parameter estimation including statistics, probability, curve fitting, and optimization • Offers specific examples on how to use MATLAB's optimization toolbox • Contains many applied case studies from engineering disciplines • Includes a CD-ROM with MATLAB programs Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: I. MATLAB ESSENTIALS. A. Getting Started with Matlab. B. Matrices & Matrix Operations. C. Additional Data Types. D. Input, Output, & Storage of Data. E. Graphics. II. PROGRAMMING IN MATLAB. A. Creating User-Defined Functions. B. Relational & Logical Operators. D Programming Matlab from Excel. III. MATHEMATICS. A. Linear Algebra. B. Numerical Calculus. C. Differential Equations. D. Nonlinear Algebraic Equations. E. Data Analysis & Parameter Estimation. APPENDICES.

An Introduction Manoj K. Shukla New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, USA

This book covers important soil physical properties, physical processes involving energy and mass transport, movement and retention of water and solutes through soil profile, soil temperature regimes and aeration, and plant-water relations. It includes concepts and numerical examples for an in-depth understanding of these principles. The book provides readers with clear coverage of how and why water and solute flow through the soil and details how various factors influence the flow. It includes guidance on the use of the existing public domain computer models. • Introduces an integrated up-to-date practical guide on infiltration and other water and solute transport processes • Presents a broad focus and numerical examples to understand the theory behind principles and processes • Provides a step-by-step guide and case studies on using some public domain models • Includes practical exercises and mathematical descriptions supported by simplified explanations Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction to Soil Physics. Units and Dimensions. Characteristics of soils of the vadose zone. Sampling concepts and designs. Spatial variability of vadose zone properties. Fundamentals of hydrology. Water in vadose zone. Flow through the vadose zone. Infiltration into vadose zone water. Chemical transport through vadose zone. Energy flow through vadose zone. Air flow through vadose zone. Application of Special Topics Catalog no. K14069, November 2013, 478 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8842-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Economics An Integrated Approach Philip E. Graves University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Rigorous, yet written in a way that facilitates understanding of sometimes difficult material, this book provides practical and working knowledge of how environmental policy analysis is conducted in the United States and, to a lesser extent, elsewhere. It details the tools required to conduct that analysis and also discusses weaknesses in the existing methods, underlining areas for future improvement. This approach allows readers to get a sense of what is known and what is not known about environmental economics. • Presents rigorous material in a way that facilitates understanding • Allows students to get a sense of both what is known and what is not known about environmental economics • Incorporates policy implications throughout the text rather than subordinating them to a single chapter A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Environmental Policy with Perfect Information: The Basic Theory. Introduction. The Economy and the Environment: Uncontrolled Case (Pre-Institution). The Economy and the Environment: The Case of Optimal Controls (Post-Institution). Provision of Public Goods (Pre-Institution and Post-Institution). The Role of Time in Economics: Interest Rates, Compounding, and Discounting. Benefit-Cost Analysis with Perfect Information. Environmental Policy with Imperfect Information. Information Difficulties: The Individual Household and the Benefits of Environmental Policies. Information Difficulties: The Individual Firm and the Costs of Environmental policies. Information Difficulties: The Policy-Maker. Valuation--Acquiring Information about Environmental Benefits. Overview of Valuation Methods. Environmental Valuation: Voting and Referenda. Environmental Valuation: Constructed Markets. Environmental Valuation: The Sum of Specific Damages Approach. Environmental Valuation: The Hedonic Method. Environmental Valuation: The Travel Cost Method. Do Decision-Makers "Care" about Efficiency? Impact of Concerns about Equity on Environmental Policy. An Interdisciplinary Environmental Policy Analysis Methodology. Epilog. An Overall Assessment of the State of Environmental Policy Making. The Past and the Future.

Principles of Ecotoxicology Fourth Edition C.H. Walker, R.M. Sibly, S.P. Hopkin, and D.B. Peakall This new edition of a bestseller continues to give readers an integrated view of ecotoxicology, from molecules to ecosystems. It describes the major classes of pollutants and discusses their effects on living organisms. It also addresses the question, "what effects do pollutants have on populations, communities, and the whole ecosystem?" In addition to updating the text throughout, this edition includes information on nanoparticle pollution, offers new case studies, and expands coverage of bioaccumulation, biomarkers, and risk assessment. A new chapter explores future prospects for ecotoxicology. • Describes major classes of organic and inorganic pollutants, their entry into the environment, and their movement, storage, and transformation within the environment • Discusses the effects of pollutants on living organisms at the molecular, cellular, and individual level • Addresses the problem of progressing from measuring concentrations of environmental chemicals to establishing their effects upon individuals, populations, and communities • Includes numerous examples, case studies, and more than 150 illustrations Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Introduction. Pollutants and Their Fate in Ecosystems: Major Classes of Pollutants. Routes by Which Pollutants Enter Ecosystems. Long-Range Movements and Global Transport of Pollutants. The Fate of Metals and Radioactive Isotopes in Contaminated Ecosystems. Fates of Organic Pollutants in Individuals and in Ecosystems. Effects of Pollutants on Individual Organisms: Testing for Ecotoxicity. Biochemical Effects of Pollutants. Physiological Effects of Pollutants. Interactive Effects of Pollutants. Biomarkers. In Situ Biological Monitoring. Effects of Pollutants on Populations and Communities: Changes in Numbers: Population Dynamics. Evolution of Resistance to Pollution. Changes in Communities and Ecosystems. Extrapolating from Molecular Interactions to Consequent Effects at Population Level. Biomarkers in Population Studies. Ecotoxicology: Looking to the Future. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

Catalog no. K15141, August 2013, 264 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1801-8, $99.95 / £63.99

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Environmental Science & Engineering Environmental Toxicology Biological and Health Effects of Pollutants, Third Edition Ming-Ho Yu Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA

Humio Tsunoda Iwate Medical University, Japan

Masashi Tsunoda Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Japan

This book discusses the sources, metabolism, and damage process of toxicants; factors that may influence toxicity; and natural defense systems. It focuses on the chemical and biological characteristics of major pollutants—including EPA criteria air pollutants, environmental fluoride, VOCs, and pesticides—and addresses their relationship with endocrine disruption and environmental cancer. This comprehensive approach offers insight into the interaction of various chemical agents with DNA. Fully revised and expanded, the third edition includes new and updated material and a new chapter on occupational toxicology. • Covers the sources, chemistry, and effects of environmental toxicants in animals, plants, and humans • Examines known environmental causes of cancer, the classification of carcinogens, metabolism of chemical carcinogens, and DNA repair • Discusses environmental fluoride—its occurrences and forms, sources, problems in developing economies, and biochemical effects • Supplies references for further reading and end-of-chapter review questions to test readers’ understanding • Includes more than 100 illustrations A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Introduction to Environmental Toxicology Molecular Substructures to Ecological Landscapes, Fourth Edition Wayne G. Landis, Ruth M. Sofield and Ming-Ho Yu Western Washington University, Bellingham, USA

This textbook has become the standard that defines the field of environmental toxicology. It provides an integrated approach to understanding environmental toxicology that emphasizes scale and context as important factors in understanding effects and management options. It includes a new chapter on fate and transport and revised sections on synergism, atrazine toxicity, and the analysis of impacts to ecological systems. The risk assessment chapter has been enlarged with an in-depth description of a regional scale risk assessment and the book includes a color insert. • Incorporates hierarchical patch dynamics paradigm as a basic structure for understanding toxicity from a molecular scale to that of landscapes • Places diverse aspects of environmental toxicology into a unified context • Emphasizes quantitative approaches to understanding environmental toxicology • Discusses the important role of risk assessment • Includes coverage of fate and transport of organics and inorganics • Highlights structure-activity relationships including endocrine disruption Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

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Introduction. Environmental Changes and Health. Occurrence of Toxicants. Toxic Action of Pollutants. Factors Affecting Xenobiotic Action. Biotransformation: Metabolism of Xenobiotics. Responses to Environmental Toxicants. Air Pollution: Inorganic Gases. Air Pollution: Particulate Matter. Environmental Fluoride. Volatile Organic Compounds. Soil and Water Pollution: Environmental Metals and Metalloids. Pesticides and Related Materials. Occupational Toxicology. Endocrine Disruption. Mutagenic Pollutants. Environmental Cancer. Appendix 1: Ecological Risk Assessment. Appendix 2: 11th Report on Carcinogens. Appendix 3: List of Cigarette Smoke Carcinogens. Appendix 4: Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Nomenclature. Index.

Introduction to Environmental Toxicology. Frameworks and Paradigms for Environmental Toxicology. An Introduction to Toxicity Testing. Survey and Review of Typical Toxicity Test Methods. Fate and Transport of Contaminants. Uptake and Modes of Action. Factors Modifying the Activity of Toxicants. Inorganic Gaseous Pollutants. Fluoride as a Contaminant of Developing Economies. Heavy Metals. Biotransformation, Detoxification and Biodegradation. Ecological Effects from Biomarkers to Populations. Ecological Effects: Community to Landscape Scales of Toxicological Impacts. Ecological Risk Assessment. Appendix 1: References for Toxicity Testing and Interpretation.

Catalog no. K11871, November 2011, 397 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4038-2, $115.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals of Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry Sustainable Science, Fourth Edition Stanley E. Manahan University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

This book covers university-level environmental chemistry, with toxicological chemistry integrated throughout the content. This new edition of a bestseller provides an updated text with an increased emphasis on sustainability and green chemistry. Organized based on the five spheres of Earth’s environment—the hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, biosphere, and anthrosphere—the book presents discussions of each sphere based upon the nature, pollution, and sustainability of the sphere. For readers needing additional basic chemistry background, the book includes two chapters on general chemistry and organic chemistry. • Integrates toxicological chemistry with environmental chemistry • Covers pollutants and threats of human activities to each sphere • Emphasizes sustainability as well as the importance of abundant, non-polluting sustainable energy sources • Relates environmental/toxicological chemistry to the practice of industrial hygiene A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Environmental Chemistry and the Five Spheres of the Environment. Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Toxicological Chemistry. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Hydrosphere. Pollution of the Hydrosphere. Sustaining the Hydrosphere. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Atmosphere. Pollution of the Atmosphere. Sustaining the Atmosphere: Blue Skies for a Green Earth. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Geosphere. Soil: A Critical Part of the Geosphere. Sustaining the Geosphere. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Biosphere. Sustaining the Biosphere and Its Natural Capital. Environmental and Toxicological Chemistry of the Anthrosphere. Anthrosphere, Pollution, and Wastes. Industrial Ecology and Green Chemistry for Sustainable Management of the Anthrosphere. Sustainable Energy: The Key to Everything. Analytical Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene. Fundamentals of Chemistry. Organic Chemistry. Index.

Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology Third Edition Michael C. Newman College of William & Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA

Fully revised to reflect new developments, the new edition of this renowned text details key environmental contaminants, explores their fate and cycling in the biosphere, and discusses bioaccumulation and the effects of contaminants at increasing levels of ecological organization. It also covers regulatory aspects of the field and discusses key U.S., European, and Chinese legislation and policy. It provides new study questions, a detailed glossary, and new international case studies by leading world-known experts. • Details the essential features of the key contaminants of concern today, including their sources • Presents material in a scientific rather than a regulatory framework • Covers bioaccumulation and effects of contaminants at increasing levels of ecological organization • Includes expert discussions of key Australian, Chinese, U.S., and EU legislation • Addresses regulatory aspects and technical issues of risk assessment in the appendices A solutions manual, instructor's manual, and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: General: Introduction. Major Classes of Contaminants and Their Sources. Bioaccumulation: Uptake, Biotransformation, Detoxification, Elimination and Accumulation. Factors Influencing Bioaccumulation. Bioaccumulation from Food and Trophic Transfer. Toxicant Effects: Molecular Effects and Biomarkers. Cells, Tissues and Organs. Sublethal Effects to Individuals. Acute and Chronic Lethal Effects to Individuals. Effects of Populations. Effects on Communities and Ecosystems. Landscape to Global Effects. Risk From Pollutants: Risk Assessment of Contaminants. Summary: Conclusions. References. Glossary. Catalog no. 67044, September 2009, 571 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6704-0, $99.95 / £64.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering Simulation of Ecological and Environmental Models

Introduction to Systems Ecology

Miguel F. Acevedo University of North Texas, Denton, USA

Series: Applied Ecology and Environmental Management, Vol. 4

This practical, classroomtested guide to modeling methodology explains how to implement simulations and analyze the results using a free, open-source software platform. Based on the author’s many years of teaching graduate and undergraduate students in several countries, this textbook brings together principles of modeling methods and theoretical foundations for a variety of ecological and environmental models. Theory is accompanied by practical hands-on computer exercises, progressing from easy to difficult. The text also presents a full review of mathematical methods, which makes the book self-contained.

Using quantitative methods to understand how ecological systems operate and influence each other, this textbook presents a complete and practically applicable ecosystems theory. The book is built on 14 principles for ecological systems, including the general application of energetics principles in systems ecology. It provides readers with a thorough understanding of how ecosystems work and how they react to disturbances such as pollution. The holistic systems ecology described has a wide application in conservation biology, ecological modeling, assessment of ecosystem health and sustainability, and ecotechnology.

• Provides an integrated practical guide to models and simulation using free open-source R software

• Presents a complete and practically applicable ecosystem theory that offers a general frame of reference for ecological disciplines

• Presents a broad focus geared toward sustainability science and engineering

• Integrates four aspects of systems ecology: thermodynamics, biochemistry, network theory, and hierarchical organization

• Reviews the necessary mathematics and theoretical fundamentals • Includes practical exercises using free open-source R software and written with a tutorial style

Sven Erik Jorgensen Copenhagen University, Denmark

• Summarizes important points at the end of each chapter • Includes plenty of examples and more than 100 exercises and problems for students to solve

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• Contains more than 100 black-and-white illustrations and a 32-page color insert

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Part I Introduction, Mathematical Review, and Software Fundamentals: Introduction. Review of Basic Mathematical Concepts and Introduction to R. Part II One-Dimensional Models and Fundamentals of Modeling Methodology: Exponential Model. Model Simulation. Model Evaluation. Nonlinear Models. Stability and Disturbances. Sensitivity Analysis, Response Surfaces, and Scenarios. Part III Multidimensional Models: Structured Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems: Linear Dynamical Systems. Structured Population Models. Ecotoxicological Modeling. Community Dynamics. Ecosystems: Nutrients and Energy. Aquatic Ecosystems. Terrestrial Ecosystems: Soils, Plants, and Water. Terrestrial Ecosystems: Vegetation Dynamics. Bibliography. Index. Catalog no. K13987, August 2012, 486 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8506-2, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

Selected Contents: System Ecology: An Ecological Discipline. Part 1: Conservation of Energy and Matter. Ecosystems: Growth and Development. Irreversibility and Order: The Second and Third Laws of Thermodynamics. The Biochemistry of Ecosystems. The Thermodynamic Interpretation of Ecosystem Growth and Development. The Ecological Law of Thermodynamics. Part 2: Ecosystems Are Open Systems. Ecosystems Have a Hierarchical Organization. Ecosystems Have a High Diversity. Ecosystems Have a High Buffer Capacity. The Components of Ecosystems Form Ecological Networks. Ecosystems Have a Very High Content of Information. Ecosystems Have Emerging Holistic System Properties. Application of System Ecology in Ecological Subdisciplines and Environmental Management. References. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. K12561, April 2012, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5501-0, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental and Hydrological Systems Modelling A W Jayawardena The University of Hong Kong

Mathematical modelling has become an indispensable tool for engineers, scientists, planners, decision makers, and many other professionals who need to make predictions of future scenarios as well as real impending events. As modelling approaches and the model to be used are problemspecific, no single model or approach can be used to solve all problems. This book presents different approaches to modelling the water environment over a range of spatial and temporal scales. Applications are shown with a series of case studies, taken mainly from the Asia-Pacific Region.

Coverage includes: • Linear systems • Conceptual models • Data driven models • Process-based models • Risk management models • Model parameter estimation • Model calibration, validation and testing Figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Historical Development of the Systems Theory Approach to Modelling 3. Population Dynamics 4. Reaction Kinetics 5. Water Quality Systems 6. Longitudinal Dispersion 7. Stochastic Models – Time Series Analysis and Modeling 8. Artificial Neural Networks 9. Radial Basis Function Networks 10. Fuzzy Logic Systems and Their Variations 11. Dynamical Systems Approach Phase Space Re-Construction 12. Genetic Algorithms and Genetic Programming 13. Wavelet Decomposition 14. Process Based (Distributed) Models 15. Model Parameter Optimization 16. Closure Catalog no. RU54409, January 2014, 536 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-46532-8 $99.95 / £45.00 Also available as an eBook

Global Environmental Policy Concepts, Principles, and Practice Charles H. Eccleston Environmental Consultant, USA

Frederic March Thinkwell Associates, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Establishing a foundation in environmental policy, this book addresses some of the most significant environmental challenges facing our generation. It examines policy implications and the current scientific accounts of global environmental threats. Complete with learning objectives, examples, problems, and comprehensive case studies, the text discusses topics of interest to a domestic and international audience. It also presents a professional assessment of major global issues using current data and analysis from international policy organizations and think tanks. • Discusses the historical development of environmental policy including key international initiatives and protocols • Applies a balanced approach in which fundamental concepts, principles, theories, and applications are presented in an interdisciplinary framework • Provides practical tools and techniques for assessing and formulating pragmatic policy solutions • Assimilates a diverse set of factors that affect policymaking into a single integrated framework encompassing economics, decision-making tools, ethics, environmental impact assessment, environmental management systems, treaties, and sustainable development

Selected Contents: POLICY OVERVIEW: History of Environmental Movement. Environmental Policy Concepts. Global Environmental Initiatives and Protocols. ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS AND DECISION-MAKING: Sustainability. International Environmental Impact Assessment Processes. Environmental Decision-Making: Theories and Processes. Environmental Management Systems. ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS AND ECONOMICS: Environmental Ethics. Environmental Economics. CRITICAL GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES: Water Wars – The Global Water Shortage Crisis. Peak Oil and Peak Resources Crises. Peak Food Crisis. Global Climate Change. Global Population: A Socioeconomic Crisis. The Sixth Extension? Nuclear Energy – Environmental Problem or Solution? Catalog no. K12116, November 2010, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4766-4, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering Introduction to Environmental Management

Air Pollution

Mary K. Theodore

Measurement, Modelling and Mitigation, Third Edition

Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York, USA

Jeremy Colls University of Nottingham, UK

Louis Theodore

Abhishek Tiwary

Theodore Tutorials, East Williston, New York, USA

Newcastle University, UK

Edited by

Translating complex environmental issues into understandable concepts, this text is useful to everyone from students to professionals. By gaining a background in regulations, pollutants, and waste management, readers learn how to help alleviate many of these problems. Detailed material on the Superfund program provides an example on how to get involved. An accompanying website with continuous updates, PowerPoint slides, practice problems, solutions, and exams provides versatility for this everlasting resource. • Provides information on advanced environmental issues to technical and non-technical audiences in easy-to-understand terms • Includes coverage of pressing environmental management issues, regulations, types of pollutants, and remediation strategies • Discusses the environmental implications of nanotechnology, global climate change, and electromagnetic fields • Explains the emerging ethical issues in environmental management • Covers energy conservation, waste reduction, public health, safety, and accident prevention A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Overview. Air. Water. Solid Waste. Pollution Prevention. Risk. Other Areas of Interest.

"A good starting book for those studying the environment of the atmosphere." —Geoffrey Brundrett, International Journal of Ambient Energy

"The writing is accessible and generally clear, and most of the selected topics and examples are excellent... Summing up: Recommended." —CHOICE

This one-stop, comprehensive upper-level undergraduate and graduate textbook covers the three essential components of air pollution science. It now includes the role of air pollutants in climate change, the depletion of stratospheric ozone, air pollution mitigation by vegetation, and coverage of developing countries, but retains a quantitative perspective.

Selected Contents: Air Pollutants: Sources and Control of Gases. Air Pollutants: Particulates. Mobile Sources. Measurement of Gases and Particles. Concentrations and Deposition. Meteorology and Modelling. Analysis of an Air Quality Data Set. Indoor Air Quality. Mitigation of Air Pollution: The Role of Vegetation. Effects on Plants, Visual Range and Materials. Responses of Humans and Other Animals. Greenhouse Gases and Climate Change. Ozone Depletion and Ultraviolet Radiation. Standards and Legislation. Catalog no. RU55583, August 2009, 528 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-47932-5 $75.95 / £43.99

Catalog no. 89072, October 2009, 556 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8907-3, $113.95 / £73.99

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Environmental Science & Engineering NEW!

NEW!

Ecology and Applied Environmental Science

GIS Fundamentals Second Edition Stephen Wise

Kimon Hadjibiros

University of Sheffield, UK

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Aimed at readers with a knowledge of geographic information systems (GIS) but no formal training in computer science, this book provides a clear and accessible introduction to how GIS store and process spatial data. This updated edition includes two new chapters on databases and heuristics, substantial additional material on indexing and raster imagery, and includes revisions throughout that incorporate up-to-date applications such as GPS on mobile devices and Internet-based services.

This textbook presents a brief theoretical approach to ecology, based on energy, populations, and cycles of chemical elements. It also presents a good selection of environmental problems with potential engineering, scientific, and managerial solutions. The book takes an engineering approach and avoids too much biological detail. It introduces system analysis and describes the structure and function of the ecosystem. It provides a short and comprehensive approach to appropriate environmental management, based on sound ecological theory and applied science and technology. Catalog no. K16468, October 2013, 290 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-7009-2, $79.95 / £49.99

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Sustainable Process Engineering Concepts, Strategies, Evaluation and Implementation David Brennan Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Data Analysis and Statistics for Geography, Environmental Science, and Engineering Miguel F. Acevedo University of North Texas, Denton, USA

This book introduces concepts, strategies, and evaluation methods in sustainable process engineering. The key objectives are to widen system boundaries beyond a process plant to include utility supplies, interconnected plants, wider industry sectors, and entire product life cycles; identify waste and its sources in process and utility systems; and adopt waste minimization strategies. It also helps broaden evaluation to include technical, economic, safety, environmental, social, and sustainability criteria to integrate the assessments; and broaden the engineering horizon to incorporate planning, development, design, and operations.

This practical, classroomtested textbook helps readers learn quantitative methodology, including how to implement advanced analysis methods using an open-source software platform. Based on the author’s many years of teaching undergraduate and graduate students in several countries, it brings together principles of statistics and probability, multivariate analysis, and spatial analysis methods applied to a variety of geographical and environmental models. Theory is accompanied by practical hands-on computer exercises, progressing from easy to difficult. The text also presents a review of mathematical methods, making the book self-contained.

Catalog no. N10505, October 2012, 107 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-78-1, $149.95 / £95.00

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Environmental Science & Engineering City Planning for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Surveyors Kurt W. Bauer SE Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Waukesha, USA

This book covers infrastructure systems planning and development. It stresses basic concepts and the most widely practiced principles involved in urban planning, particularly in small- and medium-sized communities. It also presents zoning, land subdivision control, and official mapping, as well as factors in good land subdivision design and improvement. The text illustrates the importance of proper mapping and control surveys for planning. Written from the perspective that cities are social and economic as well as physical entities, it offers a historical context for urban planning. Catalog no. K10440, September 2009, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0892-4, $99.95 / £64.99 Also available as an eBook

Elements of Environmental Engineering Thermodynamics and Kinetics, Third Edition Kalliat T. Valsaraj Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA

This edition explores chemical thermodynamics and kinetics in environmental processes and the interrelationships between them. Topics include multicomponent equilibrium thermodynamics, green chemistry and engineering, pollution prevention, and global climate change. The book supplies the tools for students with a limited chemistry background to make chemical property estimations using key thermodynamics variables. Several appendices provide additional information, including the properties of selected chemicals of environmental significance, dissociation constants for environmentally significant acids and bases, and selected fragment and structural factors for octanol–water partition constant estimation. Catalog no. 78194, June 2009, 484 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7819-0, $113.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Chemistry in Society Second Edition James M. Beard Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

This book takes a non-mathematical approach to the material, presenting the chemistry of the environment in a way accessible to students who have little or no science background. It relates the fundamentals of chemistry to contemporary environmental issues. The author covers the essential background material in science, chemistry, and toxicology. He then applies scientific principles to environmental problems concerning energy, air quality, the atmosphere, water quality, and waste management. Updated throughout, the second edition includes a glossary of terms and revised end-of-chapter questions. Catalog no. K14156, June 2013, 409 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9267-1 $79.95 / £44.99

Environmental Microbiology for Engineers Volodymyr Ivanov Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Designed specifically for engineers with little or no biology training, this book covers diversity and function of microorganisms in environmental engineering systems, environmental bioengineering processes, applied microbial genetics and molecular biology, microbiology of water and wastewater treatment, biotreatment and bioremediation, and microbial monitoring. It also explores biocorrosion of the constructions, biodeterioration of the materials, biocementation and bioclogging of soil, biopollution of indoor environment, and biofouling of the facilities. Each chapter includes quizzes and tutorials with instructor’s solutions available in a separate solutions manual. Catalog no. 92340, November 2010, 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9234-9, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Environmental Science & Engineering The Environment Science, Issues, and Solutions Mohan K. Wali The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA

Fatih Evrendilek Abant Izzet Baysal University, Bolu, Turkey

M. Siobhan Fennessy Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, USA

This text presents an organized, accessible, building block approach to introducing the principles of ecology. The book examines the effects of technology use on our environment and the unprecedented economic growth and development resulting in serious local, regional, and global environmental problems. It highlights the complexity and integrated nature of environmental issues and includes an in-depth selection of examples and data, case studies, and websites. It explores the need for interrelated long-term solutions for the prevention and mitigation of environmental problems.

Introduction to Renewable Energy Vaughn Nelson West Texas A&M University, Canyon, USA

A comprehensive overview of renewable energy, this textbook covers energy sources, resource assessment, and applications. It includes chapters on solar thermal energy, photovoltaics, concentrating collectors, wind energy, geothermal energy, and biomass energy, as well as water energy through mini hydro, ocean waves, tides, and currents. The text discusses large and small systems for generation of electricity, including village power. It also examines institutional issues such as policies, legislation, regulations, and environmental issues, and considers economic analyses of the different renewable energies. Catalog no. K11553, April 2011, 408 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3449-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 7387, July 2009, 648 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7387-9, $99.95 / £64.99 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Process Geomorphology Vijay K. Sharma Kurukshetra University (retired), India

This book explains the origin of landforms by the processes involved in their evolution. The author expresses process activities in mathematical, empirical, and semiempirical perspectives to highlight their distinctive identity in specific environmental stress conditions. Each chapter reviews, synthesizes, and provides recent findings and understanding of the complexity of geomorphic processes. They also include competing hypotheses on the evolution of landforms of the given environment. Examples and detailed case studies enable readers to understand the components of process-form relationships. Catalog no. K10189, April 2010, 435 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0337-0, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Natural Resource Planning Charles Yoe Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, USA

This is an exciting time for natural resources planning. There are amazing technologies available to planners and a wide and growing array of resources, problems, and opportunities that need attention. Demonstrating how to put effective planning theory into practice, this volume introduces an iterative planning process with five steps and two ongoing processes. The book describes each step of the planning process in extensive practical detail. It empowers experienced and new planners to plan more effectively for solutions to preserve and manage our natural resources. Catalog no. K14153, October 2012, 400 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-9261-9 $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

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Geotechnical Engineering Process Integration for Resource Conservation Dominic C. Y. Foo University of Nottingham, Malaysia

Series: Green Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Ideal for students preparing for real-world work as well as industrial practitioners, this text presents state-of-theart, cost-effective techniques, including pinch analysis and mathematical optimization, for numerous conservation problems encountered in industrial plants. Following the holistic philosophy of process integration, the author emphasizes the goal of setting performance targets ahead of detailed design. He explains various industrial examples step by step and offers demo software and other materials at www.crcpress.com. A solutions manual is available with qualifying course adoption. Catalog no. K16644, July 2012, 606 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4665-7332-1, $54.99 / £34.00

Geomorphology Mateo Gutierrez Department of Earth Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Spain

This book provides detailed coverage of the landforms of the Earth and the processes that shaped them. Some of these morphologies were formed during past geological periods under environmental conditions very different from those of today. Studying these morphologies makes it possible to infer environmental changes involving geological media, the climate, and human activity. The book explores multiple aspects of geomorphology and offers a methodological foundation. Applied aspects of geomorphology are included to give students insight into the activities of geomorphologists in the professional world. Catalog no. K12195, December 2012, 1014 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-59533-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Planetary Science

Sustainable Landscaping

The Science of Planets around Stars, Second Edition

Principles and Practices

George H. A. Cole

Western Illinois University, Macomb, USA

University of Hull, UK

Michael M. Woolfson University of York, UK

Since the publication of the popular first edition, stellar and planetary scientists have produced numerous new observations, theories, and interpretations, including the "demotion" of our former ninth planet Pluto as a dwarf planet. Covering all of these new discoveries, this edition explains the science associated with the planets, the stars they orbit, and the interactions between them. Along with more problems it includes new material and improves analytical treatments. To help with solving the problems, Fortran programs are also provided. Catalog no. K15988, June 2013, 607 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4665-6315-5 $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Marietta Loehrlein

This book covers a wide range of landscape practices that fall under the broad subject of sustainability. It examines practices that adversely affect the environment, which occur in the process of constructing, implementing, and managing residential and commercial landscapes. It explores ways to change these practices to have a more positive effect, describing the principles of sustainable landscaping and proposing solutions to challenges that can arise. Written for students, homeowners, and professionals, it addresses processes that produce aesthetically pleasing landscapes while reducing waste and pollution. Catalog no. K20600, September 2013, 325 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-9320-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering

2nd Edition

Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment and Engineering

Marcel van der Perk

Rumana Riffat

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA

This book approaches the environmental issues of soil and water contamination from a spatial and earth science point of view. The new edition contains several re-written parts, new material on pesticides and pharmaceutical contaminants, and a greater number of exercises, case studies, and examples. The book deals with all topics essential to understanding and predicting contaminant patterns in soil, groundwater, and surface water and contributes to the formation of a solid basis for adequate management and control of soil and water pollution and integrated catchment.

This textbook introduces readers to the principles of wastewater treatment and explains how to design unit processes used in municipal wastewater treatment operations. It covers emerging concerns, regulations, reaction kinetics, reactor design, environmental microbiology, and natural and engineered processes. It also discusses solids processing and removal as well as energy production from wastewater. Based on a course taught by the author for the past 18 years, this is an accessible textbook for undergraduate and graduate students. It is also a handy reference for industry professionals.

• Treats soil and water pollution issues from a geographical/spatial perspective at point, local, regional, and catchment scales

• Explores the fundamental concepts of sustainable wastewater treatment

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Soil and Water Contamination

• Teaches the student how to assess the spatial dispersal of pollutants in the environment, taking into account the properties of the pollutant, environmental medium, and transport processes • Describes environmental behaviour of major contaminant groups, including nutrients, metals, radionuclides, and organic pollutants, which makes it a valuable reference for quick evaluation of the chemical behaviour of pollutants in the environment

Selected Contents: Part 1: An Introduction to Soil and Water Pollution. General Introduction. Basic Environmental Chemistry. Environmental Compartments Part 2: Sources, Role, and Behaviour of Substances in Soil and Water. Solid Phase Constituents. Major Dissolved Phase Constituents. Nutrients. Heavy Metals. Radionuclides. Organic Pollutants Part 3: Transport and Fate Processes of Substances in Soil and Water. Systems and Models. Substance Transport. Sediment Transport and Deposition. Chemical Transformation. Gas Exchange. Model Calibration and Validation Part 4: Patterns of Substances in Soil and Water. Patterns in the Soil and in the Vadose Zone. Patterns in Groundwater. Patterns in Surface Water. Appendices.

• Uses the concept of mass balance to develop models applicable to various unit processes • Examines energy production from wastewater treatment with calculations • Addresses U.S. EPA and international standards • Covers recent advances in nutrient removal concepts and technologies • Contains more than 120 illustrations A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Engineering. Reaction Kinetics and Chemical Reactors. Wastewater Microbiology. Natural Purification Processes. Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals. Preliminary Treatment. Primary Treatment. Secondary Treatment: Suspended Growth Processes. Secondary Treatment: Attached Growth and Combined Processes. Secondary Clarification. Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. Solids Processing and Disposal. Advanced Treatment Processes. Appendix. Index. Catalog no. Y117901, August 2012, 359 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66958-0, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids Fourth Edition I.G. Currie University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Fully updated and expanded to reflect advances in modern mathematics, this edition boasts 40 new homework problems; new appendix material summarizing vectors, tensors, complex variables, and governing equations in common coordinate systems; and a new chapter on similarity solutions, group invariance solutions, separation of variables solutions, and some Fourier series representations. Illustrating basic equations and strategies to analyze fluid dynamics, mechanisms, and behavior, this new edition also contains reworked line drawings, revised problems, and extended end-of-chapter questions for clarification and expansion of key concepts. • Examines one-, two-, and three-dimensional flows • Offers self-contained sections that are ideal for teaching flexibility • Derives basic equations in a rigorous, general manner, emphasizing the physical interpretation of each term in the governing equations • Presents solutions to governing equations with a focus on both the mathematical methodology and the physical consequences associated with each category of fluid flow situation • Includes 138 meaningful problems which are designed to underscore the various principles being presented A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Part I: Governing Equations. Basic Conservation Laws. Flow Kinematics. Special Forms of the Governing Equations.. Part II: Ideal-Fluid Flow. TwoDimensional Potential Flows. Three-Dimensional Potential Flows. Surface Waves.. Part III: Viscous Flows of Incompressible Fluids. Exact Solutions. Low Reynolds Number Solutions. Boundary Layers. Buoyancy-Driven Flows.. Part IV: Compressible Flow of Inviscid Fluids. Shock Waves. One-Dimensional Flows. Multidimensional Flows.. Part V: Methods of Mathematical Analysis. Some Useful Methods of Analysis. Appendices.

Fundamentals of Water Treatment Unit Processes Physical, Chemical, and Biological David Hendricks Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

Carefully designed to balance coverage of theoretical and practical principles, this textbook delineates the principles that support practice, using the unit processes approach as the organizing concept. Since technologies change but principles remain constant, the author identifies strands of theory rather than discusses the latest technologies, giving students a clear understanding of basic principles. With chapter glossaries, sidebars, illustrative examples, spreadsheet tables, problems, and a solutions manual, this book offers a complete presentation of the full scope of biological treatment. • Covers unit processes common to drinking water, wastewater, and any water requiring treatment • Presents theory and practice for each unit process and key factors in development • Examines uncommon issues that aid in applications principles, such as submerged flow for a Parshall flume and Henry’s law constants for 12 gases at different temperatures • Reviews how the field arrived at its present state-of-the-art technologies to shed light on current practices A solutions manual is available upon qualifying course adoption

Selected Contents: Foundation. Particulate Separations. Microscopic Particles. Molecules and Ions. Biological Treatment. Catalog no. 61917, November 2010, 927 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6191-8, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K13459, August 2012, 603 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7460-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Water Science & Engineering Groundwater Hydrology

Forest Hydrology

Engineering, Planning, and Management

An Introduction to Water and Forests, Third Edition

M. Karamouz

Mingteh Chang

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, USA

Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, USA

A. Ahmadi Isfahan University of Technology, Iran

M. Akhbari Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

This textbook provides a balanced treatment of theory and practice. It examines the interface between groundwater engineering and management with tools such as data collection, simulation modeling, and economic analysis. The chapters contain the latest developments in groundwater engineering and planning. The authors present relevant modeling software applications for numerous topics including hydrology, hydraulics, planning and management, conjunctive use, and climate change implications. The book includes figures, tables, and equations as well as examples, end-of-chapter questions, and case studies. • Discusses groundwater hydrology and the basic laws of groundwater movement

This book focuses on the concepts, processes, and general principles in forest hydrology, bringing water resources and forest-water relations into a single, comprehensive textbook. Chapters cover functions, properties, and science of water; water distribution; forests and precipitation, vaporization, stream flow, and stream sediment; as well as watershed management planning and practical applications of forest hydrology in resource management. This edition is a valuable resource for upperlevel undergraduates in forest hydrology courses as well as professionals involved in water resources management and decision-making in forested watersheds. Catalog no. K13752, November 2012, 595 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7994-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

• Presents the technical aspects of developing and solving groundwater flow equations • Describes environmental water quality issues related to groundwater systems • Examines the details of groundwater flow modeling

Hydrology in Practice Fourth Edition

• Introduces conceptual models to simulate groundwater systems

Elizabeth M. Shaw Keith J. Beven and Nick A. Chappell

A solutions manual and figure slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Lancaster University, UK

Selected Contents: Introduction. Groundwater Properties. Groundwater Hydrology. Hydraulics of Groundwater. Groundwater Quality. Groundwater Modeling. Groundwater Planning and Management. Surface Water and Groundwater Interaction. Aquifer Restoration and Monitoring. Groundwater Risk and Disaster Management. Climate Change Impacts on Groundwater. Catalog no. K11707, March 2011, 676 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3756-6, $125.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Rob Lamb JBA Consulting, UK

This edition, while retaining the successful qualities of its predecessor, replaces the material on the Flood Studies Report with an equivalent section on the methods of the Flood Estimation Handbook. Other completely revised sections on instrumentation and modelling reflect the many changes that have occurred over recent years. This edition also draws on the expertise of Keith J. Beven and Nick A. Chappell, who have extensive experience in field hydrological studies in a variety of different environments and have taught undergraduate hydrology courses for many years. Catalog no. RU53848, July 2010, 560 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-37042-4 $65.95 / £36.99

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Water Science & Engineering Urban Water Engineering and Management

Recursive Streamflow Forecasting

Mohammad Karamouz

A State-Space Approach

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Brooklyn, USA

Ali Moridi Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran

Sara Nazif Polytechnic Institute of New York University, New York, USA

This book delineates a systems approach to urban water hydrology, engineering, planning, and management. It covers a range of classic urban water management issues such as the modeling of urban water cycles, urban water supply and distribution systems, demand forecasting, and wastewater and storm water collection and treatment. It includes a discussion of water governance and disaster management in urban areas. The authors discuss the importance of understanding the principles of simulation, optimization, multiple-criterion decision making, and conflict resolution for successful, integrated urban water management.

Jozsef Szilagyi Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary and University of Nebraska–Lincoln, USA

Andras Szollosi Nagy UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands

A practical guide to real-time streamflow forecasting, this book provides a rigorous description of a coupled stochastic and physically based flow routing method and its practical applications. Providing real-life case examples and problem listings, the book teaches hydrology and civil engineering students and waterresources practitioners the physical forecasting model and then enables them to apply it directly in real-life problems involving streamflow simulation and forecasting. Designed as a text for courses on hydroinformatics and water management, this book includes exercises.

Catalog no. K10665, January 2010, 628 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1310-2, $129.95 / £83.00

Catalog no. K10976, June 2010, 212 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-56901-9 $87.95 / £56.99

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Urban Flood Management

Water Technology

Chris Zevenbergen Adrian Cashman Niki Evelpidou Erik Pasche Stephen Garvin Richard Ashley

Third Edition

This textbook integrates the expertise from disciplines such as hydrology, sociology, architecture, urban design, construction, and water resources engineering. The subject is approached from an international perspective and various case studies, exercises, expert advice, and literature recommendations are included to support the theory and illustrations. Developed by a team of specialists, this volume is intended for urban flood management education of hydrology, geography, civil and environmental engineering, and management students at university level. Moreover, professionals will find this book useful as a reference.

Nick Gray Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Water has become one of the most important issues of our time. Water Technology is an accessible textbook that introduces the key concepts of water technology by explaining the fundamentals of hydrobiology, aquatic ecosystems, water treatment and supply, and wastewater treatment. Nick Gray uses the Water Framework Directive as the unifying theme in this edition. This text provides a complete introduction to all aspects of managing the hydrological cycle and is ideal for those interested in a career in the water industry. Catalog no. Y129636, July 2010, 768 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-85617-705-4 $69.95 / £41.99

Catalog no. K10973, September 2010, 340 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-55944-7, $99.95 / £62.99

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Hydraulics in Civil and Environmental Engineering Fifth Edition Andrew Chadwick University of Plymouth, UK

John Morfett Retired University Lecturer, Brighton, UK

Martin Borthwick University of Plymouth, UK

Now in its fifth edition, this classic text provides thorough coverage of the basic principles of hydraulics and wide-ranging treatment of practical, real-world applications. The first part focuses on fundamentals, including hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, pipe and open channel flow, wave theory, hydrology, and sediment transport. The second part illustrates the engineering applications of these basics to pipeline system design, hydraulic structures, and river and coastal engineering. A chapter on computational hydraulics shows the application of computational simulation techniques to modern design.

Coastal Engineering Second Edition Processes, Theory and Design Practice Dominic Reeve University of Swansea, UK

Andrew Chadwick University of Plymouth, UK

Christopher Fleming Halcrow Group Ltd., Swindon, UK

This second edition brings the models and examples of practice up to date. It has expanded coverage of tsunamis and generating energy from waves to focus both on the great dangers and the great opportunities that the ocean presents to the coastal zone. With an emphasis on practice and detailed modelling, this is a thorough introduction to all aspects of coastal processes, morphology, and design of coastal defences. It describes numerous case studies to illustrate the successful application of mathematical modelling to real-world practice. Catalog no. Y108969, December 2011, 552 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-0-415-58353-4, $59.95 / £36.99

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Urban Drainage

Mechanics of Fluids Ninth Edition

Third Edition

John Ward-Smith

David Butler

(Formerly Brunel University, UK)

University of Exeter, UK

This edition develops a sound physical understanding of fluid flow, focusing on engineering applications rather than mathematical techniques. The text gradually introduces the subject, building on simple, familiar information to convey more complex content. A new chapter examines the modern context of fluid mechanics and associated issues including climate change, new forms of energy generation, and fresh water conservation. Essential for graduate-level courses in civil, mechanical, aeronautical, and chemical engineering, this book will also be a great aid to professionals.

John Davies Coventry University, UK

This established textbook covers the environmental and engineering aspects involved in the drainage of rainwater and wastewater. Providing a descriptive overview of the issues involved as well as the engineering principles and analysis, it draws on real-world examples as well as models to support and demonstrate the key issues facing engineers dealing with drainage issues. This edition includes new material on sewer flooding, the impact of climate change, flooding models, and the emergence of sustainability. Catalog no. RU54651, July 2010, 656 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-415-45526-8 $65.95 / £36.99

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