Environmental Science and Engineering

Aloka Debi

ISBN: 9788173718113 | Year: 2012 | Paperback | Pages: 268 | Language : English

Book Size: 180 X 240 mm | Territorial Rights: World

Price: 425.00

About the Book

Environmental Science and Engineering has been specially designed to explain what the environment is, how it is polluted and destroyed, the effects of pollution, and how effectively the damage to the environment can be controlled. The second edition of the book incorporates more insights into prevention against pollution, new case studies, as well as a chapter on ‘Recent Sources of Pollution’ that includes marine, thermal and nuclear pollution.

This book

  • discusses the acts and laws that govern pollution
  • provides a number of relevant case studies
  • suggests solutions to the environmental problems
  • provides extensive exercises
  • is based on the undergraduate syllabus prescribed by the UGC for engineering students throughout India

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Dr Aloka Debi is Retired Professor of Chemistry, Kingston Engineering College, Kolkata and Retired Senior Lecturer in Chemistry and Environmental Science, Government Polytechnic, Kolkata. She has earlier published five textbooks in Environmental Engineering and Chemistry, in English and Bengali.

Table of Contents

  • Environment
  • Resources
  • Population
  • Ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Air pollution
  • Water pollution
  • Land pollution
  • Noise pollution
  • Recent sources of pollution
  • Environmental legislation (Acts)
  • Social issues and the environment
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