By Frank R. Spellman
Water and Wastewater Conveyance: Pumping, Hydraulics, Piping, and Valves provides basic, simple info at the conveyance of water and wastewater. Written in straight-forward and easy-to-understand language for execs and non-professionals alike, it presents the suggestions to help water and wastewater operators to higher comprehend easy pump operations and functions, upkeep regimens, and troubleshooting systems. Addressing a large number of water caliber matters, it presents an creation to water hydraulics, piping platforms, tubes, hoses, and ancillaries in addition to valves, and the upkeep standards of every. It additionally discusses universal operational difficulties and their applicable corrective activities. Definitions of key words and self-examination questions are supplied on the finish of every bankruptcy.
By Vladimir Novotny
The present literature compartmentalizes the complicated factor of water and wastewater into its discrete elements; expertise, making plans, coverage, building, economics, etc. thought of from the point of view of sustainability, notwithstanding, water within the city setting has to be approached as a unmarried source that may be always reused and recycled. This publication often is the first to seize all the present paintings in this inspiration in one, built-in, plan for designing the water-centric towns of the future. From new building to the retrofitting of present platforms, this booklet offers the case for a brand new city courting to water, one with a extra sustainable connection to the setting and the hydrological cycle. via case reviews of effectively deliberate and outfitted platforms worldwide, the e-book will teach the reader in regards to the desire for a brand new method of city water administration, and make the case that those alterations aren't simply attainable yet primary.
By John H. Montgomery
Development at the beginning set through its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater chemical substances table Reference, Fourth Edition is either a huge, finished table reference and a advisor for box study. This fourth version comprises greater than 1,700 extra references, together with adsorption info for greater than 800 natural compounds and metals, solubility information for over 2,500 compounds, octanol-water partition coefficients for 1,475 compounds, toxicity info for 1,100 compounds, greater than 31,000 synonyms, and greater than 2,250 degradation items, impurities, and compounds in commercially to be had items cross-referenced to mother or father compounds.
See what’s new within the Fourth version:
· extra bioconcentration elements
· extra aquatic and mammalian toxicity values
· extra degradation charges and corresponding half-lives in a variety of environmental booths
· Ionization potentials
· extra aqueous solubility of miscellaneous inorganic and natural compounds
· extra Henry’s legislation constants for 1,850 compound entries
· extra octanol-water partition coefficients for 1,475 compound entries
· extra organic, chemical, and theoretical oxygen call for values for numerous natural compounds
· 4 extra tables: try strategy quantity Index, Dielectric Values of Earth fabrics and Fluids, Lowest scent Threshold Concentrations of natural Compounds in Water, and Lowest Threshold Concentrations of natural Compounds in Water
· a piece for every compound access describing strength assets of compounds detected within the surroundings
The compounds profiled comprise solvents, herbicides, pesticides, fumigants, and different detrimental ingredients often present in the groundwater and soil environments, the natural precedence pollution promulgated through the U.S. EPA below the fresh Water Act of 1977, and compounds in general present in the office and atmosphere. The presentation is still nearly similar to earlier variants, making the knowledge effortless to discover and instantly useful.
By Jost Wingender, Thomas R. Neu, Hans-Curt Flemming
Microbial extracellular polymeric ingredients (EPS) are the major parts for the aggregation of microorganisms in biofilms, flocs and sludge. they're composed of polysaccharides, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and different organic macromolecules. EPS offer a hugely hydrated gel matrix within which microbial cells can identify solid synergistic consortia. solidarity and adhesion in addition to morphology, constitution, organic functionality and different homes corresponding to mechanical balance, diffusion, sorption and optical homes of microbial aggregates are decided by means of the EPS matrix. additionally, the security of biofilm organisms opposed to biocides is attributed to the EPS. Their matrix permits section separation in biofiltration and can be vital for the degradation of particulate fabric that's of serious significance for the self purification methods in floor waters and for waste water remedy. during this quantity, research, characterization, composition, law, functionality and interactions of microbial EPS are covered.
By Wolfgang Rodi, Markus Uhlmann
This publication comprises the written models of invited lectures awarded on the Gerhard H. Jirka Memorial Colloquium on Environmental Fluid Mechanics, held June 3-4, 2011, in Karlsruhe, Germany. Professor Jirka used to be well known for his striking paintings in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, and 23 eminent world-leading specialists during this box contributed to this publication in his honour, supplying top quality state-of-the-art clinical info. The contributions hide the subsequent key components of Environmental Fluid Mechanics: Fluvial Hydraulics, Shallow Flows, Jets and Stratified Flows, Gravity Currents, Read more...
By Waters, Clara Erskine Clement
By I.G. Currie
Fundamental Mechanics of Fluids, Fourth Edition addresses the necessity for an introductory textual content that specializes in the fundamentals of fluid mechanics―before focusing on really expert components comparable to ideal-fluid move and boundary-layer concept. Filling that void for either scholars and execs operating in several branches of engineering, this flexible educational source includes 5 versatile, self-contained sections:
- Governing Equations offers with the derivation of the elemental conservation legislation, circulation kinematics, and a few easy theorems of fluid mechanics.
- Ideal-Fluid Flow covers - and three-d power flows and floor waves.
- Viscous Flows of Incompressible Fluids discusses specified recommendations, low-Reynolds-number approximations, boundary-layer concept, and buoyancy-driven flows.
- Compressible movement of Inviscid Fluids addresses shockwaves in addition to one- and multidimensional flows.
- Methods of Mathematical Analysis summarizes a few commonplace research concepts. extra appendices provide a synopsis of vectors, tensors, Fourier sequence, thermodynamics, and the governing equations within the universal coordinate systems.
The e-book identifies the phenomena linked to a number of the homes of compressible, viscous fluids in unsteady, third-dimensional stream occasions. It offers concepts for fixing particular different types of fluid-flow difficulties, and it covers the derivation of the fundamental equations governing the laminar move of Newtonian fluids, first assessing normal occasions after which transferring concentration to extra particular eventualities.
The writer illustrates the method of discovering suggestions to the governing equations. within the strategy, he unearths either the mathematical technique and actual phenomena serious about every one type of circulation state of affairs, which come with perfect, viscous, and compressible fluids. This categorization permits a transparent rationalization of the various resolution equipment and the root for a number of the actual effects of fluid homes and stream features. Armed with this new knowing, readers can then practice the right equation effects to accommodate the actual conditions in their personal work.
By Jay H. Lehr
Wiley's Remediation applied sciences instruction manual: significant Contaminant chemical substances and Chemical teams, extracted from the Enviroglobe database, contains 368 chemical compounds and chemical teams. This e-book lists in alphabetical order those chemical and chemical teams besides the various applied sciences, lots of that are patented, or trademarked ideas, to remediate them. a brief description of every of those applied sciences is equipped in addition to acceptable references. Wiley's Remediation applied sciences instruction manual: significant Contaminant chemical compounds and Chemical teams: Covers an important chemical and chemical teams which are chanced on to pollute the surroundings, and the how you can remediate them.Gives succinct summary describing the varied applied sciences used to clean-up a variety of pollutants.Provides the makes use of and barriers of every technique.Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not integrated as a part of e-book dossier.
By Roumiana Hranova
Diffuse pollutants of water assets has a multi-disciplinary size and the measures to avoid and keep an eye on it are heavily inter-related to the improvement styles and societal conduct of the zone. This e-book goals to bridge the gaps among diverse experts operating within the box and to provide an built-in strategy for the answer of diffuse toxins difficulties. It makes a speciality of instances particular to constructing nations and emphasizes the necessity to pursue environmentally-sustainable improvement styles. uncomplicated rules, definitions and methods are offered, allowing a standard language and realizing between pros within the box. a number of case experiences from the quarter, ordinarily concerning city resources of diffuse pollutants, are integrated. they can be considered as usual for any constructing nation, suggesting instruments and strategies to evaluate and evaluation the level of diffuse toxins difficulties. The booklet is effective as a supplementary textual content for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars whose reviews comprise an element of water assets and environmental engineering and administration, together with measure classes in Environmental, Civil and Chemical Engineering, Soil technological know-how, Environmental Sciences and Public healthiness comparable sciences. It is additionally a worthy advisor for pros and executives operating within the box of Water assets and Environmental safety.
By A. Jacob Odgaard
Submerged vanes are an unobtrusive and comparatively cheap approach for water engineers to deal with many difficulties linked to sedimentation and river education. a comparatively new expertise, submerged vanes are a minimal impact technique for decreasing erosion and downstream sediment buildup. in contrast to weirs and dikes, submerged vanes bolster present efforts to 're-minder' - or make extra typical - rivers which were changed through people. This publication is an entire consultant to assist engineers be certain whilst submerged vanes will be an efficient layout resolution and the way they need to be deliberate and put in. utilizing uncomplicated language, this publication describes the recommendations that submerged vanes supply to difficulties plaguing glossy river structures. those recommendations comprise combating financial institution erosion, expanding the flood-bearing potential of a river via decreasing sediment deposits, and protecting water intakes and diversions transparent and functioning. layout calculations are illustrated for various river events and lab effects are released to give an explanation for the speculation in the back of submerged vanes. furthermore, the deploy of submerged vanes is targeted in different case reports. This useful guide encourages the move of this green know-how from examine into universal perform. "River education and Sediment administration with Submerged Vanes" is a vital source for engineers interested by river engineering and channel layout, in addition to application engineers, environmental officers, and bosses of river and move platforms.