A Dictionary of Civil Water Resources Environmental Engineering

A Dictionary of Civil  Water Resources   Environmental Engineering Author Harry C. Friebel
ISBN-10 0983908508
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 468
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A dictionary written for the Civil Professional Engineering (PE) exam.



Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory

Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory Author Thomas M. Pankratz
ISBN-10 9781420032536
Release 2000-09-22
Pages 208
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Like most technical disciplines, environmental science and engineering is becoming increasingly specialized. As industry professionals focus on specific environmental subjects they become less familiar with environmental problems and solutions outside their area of expertise. This situation is compounded by the fact that many environmental science related terms are confusing. Prefixes such as bio-, enviro-, hydra-, and hydro- are used so frequently that it is often hard to tell the words apart. The Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory gives you a complete list of brand terms, brand names, and trademarks - right at your fingertips.



Dictionary Of Civil Engineering

Dictionary Of Civil Engineering Author John S. Scott
ISBN-10 0412984210
Release 1992-10-31
Pages 533
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New edition of, variously, The Penguire Dictionary ..., The VNR Dict ..., and, under the Halsted imprint, this exact title in its third edition, 1980. A classic under any name. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.



Dictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment

Dictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment Author Alireza Bahadori
ISBN-10 9783319262611
Release 2016-03-07
Pages 507
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This comprehensive dictionary covers wastewater processes, pollution control, and every major area of environmental engineering used in industry. The alphabetically arranged entries cover key terms used in daily communications and documentation in all research and industrial activities. The several thousand key technical terms are written in easy-to-understand, practical language. The volume is an ideal reference for students and practitioners.



Environmental Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam Third Edition

Environmental Engineering Reference Manual for the PE Exam  Third Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264750
Release 2014-12-22
Pages 1216
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Comprehensive Environmental PE Exam Coverage The Environmental Engineering Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the NCEES Environmental PE exam. This book’s time-tested organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you quickly get up to speed with common environmental engineering concepts. Together, the 58 chapters provide an in-depth review of important topics from the NCEES Environmental PE exam specifications. The extensive index contains thousands of entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you’ll find what you’re looking for no matter how you search. This book features: • over 100 appendices containing essential support material • over 500 clarifying examples • thousands of equations, figures, and tables • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • equal support of U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the Environmental Engineering Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your environmental engineering career.



Environmental Engineering Dictionary

Environmental Engineering Dictionary Author C. C. Lee
ISBN-10 086587848X
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 957
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Environmental Engineering Dictionary is a comprehensive reference of more than 14,000 technical and regulatory engineering terms that are used in pollution control technologies, monitoring, risk assessment, sampling and analysis, quality control, and environmental engineering and technology. Not only are many newly created terms included in this edition, but the original definitions have also been thoroughly revised to keep pace with the rapid changes in technology. Fuel cell technology terms, special definitions that focus on environmental management systems, and basic environmental calculations have also been added to this edition. Users of this dictionary will find exact and official Environmental Protection Agency definitions for environmental terms that are statute related, regulation related, science related, and engineering related, including terms from the following legal documents: Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; CERCLA; EPCRA; Federal Facility Compliance Act; Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; FIFRA; Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendment; OSHA; Pollution Prevention Act; RCRA; Safe Drinking Water Act; Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act; and TSCA. The terms included in this dictionary feature timesaving citations to the definitions' sources, including the Code of Federal Regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Energy. A list of the reference source documents is also included.



Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam

Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam Author Jonathan Brant, PhD
ISBN-10 9781591260950
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 160
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To pass the Civil PE exam’s water resources and environmental depth section, you’ll need to be familiar with the exam topics and how to use relevant equations. The Water Resources and Environmental Depth Reference Manual for the Civil PE Exam provides comprehensive coverage of the exam topics. Detailed tables, figures, and appendices make it possible to solve many exam problems using the Depth Reference Manual alone. Example problems demonstrate how concepts are applied, and end-of-chapter problems provide opportunity for independent practice. Comprehensive Reference and Practice for the Civil PE Exam’s Water Resources and Environmental Depth Section: • Clear, easy-to-understand explanations of water resources and environmental engineering concepts • A complete introduction to the water resources and environmental depth section of the Civil PE exam • An overview of the Ten States Standards115 solved example problems • 101 exam-like, end-of-chapter problems with complete solutions • 230 equations, 65 tables, 102 figures, and 8 appendices • An easy-to-use index Topics Covered: • Activated Sludge • Environmental Remediation • Groundwater Engineering • Hazardous Waste and Pollutants • Hydraulics—Closed Conduit • Hydraulics—Open Channel • Hydrology • Waste and Wastewater Composition and Chemistry • Wastewater • Wastewater Treatment • Water Treatment



A Dictionary of Construction Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction  Surveying  and Civil Engineering Author Christopher Gorse
ISBN-10 9780199534463
Release 2012-02-23
Pages 497
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The latest addition to the Oxford Paperback Reference series, this A to Z is the most up-to-date dictionary of building, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Written by an experienced team of experts in the respective fields, it covers in over 9,800 entries the key areas of construction technology and practice, civil and construction engineering, construction management techniques and processes, and legal aspects such as contracts and procurement. Illustrations complement entries where necessary and other extra features include a bibliography, appendices providing a list of commonly used conventions, formulae, and symbols, as well as entry-level web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website. Its wide coverage makes it the ideal reference for students of construction and related areas, as well as for professionals in the field.



Hydrology for engineers

Hydrology for engineers Author Ray K. Linsley
ISBN-10 UOM:39015000501240
Release 1975
Pages 482
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Hydrology for engineers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Hydrology for engineers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Hydrology for engineers book for free.



Urban Water Engineering and Management

Urban Water Engineering and Management Author Mohammad Karamouz
ISBN-10 9781439882511
Release 2010-01-20
Pages 628
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In past decades, urban water management practices focused on optimizing the design and operation of water distribution networks, wastewater collection systems, and water and wastewater treatment plants. However, municipalities are now faced with aging urban water infrastructures whose operation must be improved and expanded to maintain current high standards of living as well as new challenges such as climate change, systems sustainability and water quality issues. Integrating the latest developments in urban water hydrology and management, Urban Water Engineering and Management takes a system approach to urban water hydrology, engineering, planning and management, supplying examples and case studies and highlighting pressing issues such as urban water governance, disaster management, and climate change impacts on urban areas. The book draws attention to climate change as a main concern of this century by focusing on its impact the components of water cycle. The book covers modeling of urban water cycle components, urban water supply, and distribution systems demand forecasting. It also presents classical issues, such as design of water distribution networks and wastewater and storm collection in urban settings, from a system's perspective. The text also includes a discussion of water governance and disaster management in urban areas and the urbanization effects on the environment and the needed water infrastructure development in urban areas. Against this background, 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. They explore integrated water management and planning solutions for incorporating structural and nonstructural means to achieve the best operational schemes at affordable costs, going beyond using the existing structures and physical limitations on water availability to include technical, social, political, and economic aspects of better water and wastewater management in urban areas. Written and designed especially for intermediate and advanced courses/modules in water resources in civil and environmental engineering, and in urban planning, the book can be used as a textbook for civil engineering, urban and regional planning, geography, environmental science, and in courses dealing with urban water cycle. It also introduces new horizons for engineers as well as policy and decision makers who plan for future urban water and regional sustainability. Engineers and planners, especially those who work on design, planning, and management of urban systems and/or community development, can use this book in practice because it deals with a broad range of real world urban water problems.



Encyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology Author D. J. Poehls
ISBN-10 0080925278
Release 2011-09-14
Pages 528
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The scientific disciplines of hydrology and hydrogeology are expanding as the Earth's water is being recognized by governments and individuals as a shrinking resource—no entity can afford to take water for granted. At the present time, there is no single reference source for definitions. The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology is a practical, comprehensive reference guide with complete definitions of terms in hydrogeology and other fields closely related to water practices. This concise reference not only defines terms and concepts, but also provides a clear explanation of key elements so that an in-depth understanding of processes may be obtained. * With more than 2,000 entries, from "absolute permeability" to the "Z-R relationship", this dictionary features the most up-to-date vocabulary in hydrology and hydrogeology. This dictionary would be of use to practicing scientists and professionals in all the fields of water science. * More than 340 graphs, tables and diagrams complement the entries in order to clarify terms, methods, or processes * Essential reference for students, academics, consultants, and practitioners in hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental engineering, environmental law, and the government



Computational Hydraulics and Hydrology

Computational Hydraulics and Hydrology Author Nicolas G. Adrien
ISBN-10 0203494490
Release 2003-08-13
Pages 464
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Computational hydraulics and hydrologic modeling are rapidly developing fields with a wide range of applications in areas ranging from wastewater disposal and stormwater management to civil and environmental engineering. These fields are full of promise, but the abundance of literature that now exists contains many new terms that are not always defined. Computational Hydraulics and Hydrology: An Illustrated Dictionary defines more that 4,000 basic terms and phrases related to water conveyance with emphasis on computational hydraulics and hydrologic modeling. Compiled by Nicolas G. Adrien, a noted consulting engineer with three decades of experience, this dictionary includes detailed references to actual modeling studies, nearly 100 illustrations, 150 equations and formulas, and many notations. It also includes a chapter of application examples and another containing more than 6,000 related terms with a list of resources where interested readers can find additional definitions. Other dictionaries and glossaries related to these areas tend to be either dated or much narrower in scope. This dictionary offers broad, practice-based coverage of terms culled directly from the latest texts, references, and actual engineering reports. Computational Hydraulics and Hydrology: An Illustrated Dictionary stands alone in providing ready access to the vocabulary of these subjects.



Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam

Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 159126510X
Release 2015-11-19
Pages 816
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Practice Problems for the Civil Engineering PE Exam contains over 915 problems designed to reinforce your knowledge of the topics presented in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual. Short, six-minute, multiple-choice problems follow the format of the NCEES Civil PE exam and focus on individual engineering concepts. Longer, more complex problems challenge your skills in identifying and applying related engineering concepts. Problems will also familiarize you with the codes and standards you'll use on the exam. Solutions are clearly written, complete, and easy to follow. U.S. customary and SI units are equally supported, and units are meticulously identified and carried through in all calculations. All solution methodologies permitted by the NCEES Civil PE exam (e.g., ASD and LRFD) are presented. Frequent references to figures, tables, equations, and appendices in the Civil Engineering Reference Manual and the exam-adopted codes and standards will direct you to relevant support material.



Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health Second Edition

Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health  Second Edition Author Herman Koren
ISBN-10 9781420032239
Release 2016-04-19
Pages 712
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The Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science, occupational health and safety, and preventive medicine. These topics include: epidemiology, energy; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; hazard analysis; microbiology; weather; geology and geography; food protection, food borne disease, and food technology; emerging diseases; pesticides; indoor air pollution; air quality; solid and hazardous waste; water quality; water pollution; sewage; bioterrorism; instrumentation; toxicology; risk assessment, statistics; computer science; GIS, mapping, and instrumentation; regulating agencies; and environmental law. This second edition of 16,000 terms reflects the steady evolution of the multi-disciplinary field including over 8500 new terms, related to equipment and environmental control, new and emerging diseases, hazardous chemicals, bioterrorism and emergency response, and environmental resources. This is an indispensable resource for individuals throughout the environmental, occupational, and public health industries, from students and environmental practitioners, to engineers, doctors, policymakers, and civic and professional organization members.



Dictionary of Water and Waste Management

Dictionary of Water and Waste Management Author Paul G Smith
ISBN-10 0080457037
Release 2005-08-17
Pages 480
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Water and waste management covers the design, building and operation of plants for water treatment and supply, sewerage, wastewater treatment and disposal, and solid waste treatment and disposal. Since the last edition in 2002 there has been an increasing importance on the issues reflecting climate change. This is particularly important when the result of this change must be ‘managed’ and ‘controlled’ to maintain an amenity such as water supply. This new edition includes many new entries on the topics of stormwater management and flood management, as well as the new EU Directives that cover this field. With over 7000 terms, this dictionary encompasses the most recent terminology on water and waste management. It is a handy reference for consultants, contractors and professional engineers as well as academics and students who need a quick definition to technical terms. * Provides a handy reference for consultants, contractors and professional engineers as well as academics and students who need a quick definition to technical terms. *References US, UK and European standards, legislation and spelling providing a global relevance *Offers detailed coverage of the terminology of Stormwater management and flood management not found elsewhere



The Dictionary of Environmental Science and Engineering

The Dictionary of Environmental Science and Engineering Author James R. Pfafflin
ISBN-10 9780415771948
Release 2008
Pages 266
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Environmental science and engineering is a truly interdisciplinary field. From its origins in public health practice, concern for the well-being of our environment has embraced areas as diverse as chemistry, the earth sciences, biology, engineering and law. The specialist language of any discipline can be a barrier to co-operation and understanding in solving environmental problems. The Dictionary of Environmental Science and Engineering explains many important specialist environmental terms in a clear and concise way. It also provides an extensive guide to the many acronyms encountered in environmental science. The Dictionary of Environmental Science and Engineering will be a valuable reference tool for anyone working, whether directly or indirectly, with the environment. The dictionary describes many of the acts, organisations and requirements related to the legislation of the environment, giving particular emphasis to those of the United States of America. Thus, it will be particularly useful to those seeking a greater understanding of the US perspective on the environmental question.



Environmental Land Use Planning and Management

Environmental Land Use Planning and Management Author John Randolph
ISBN-10 1559639482
Release 2004
Pages 664
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Environmental Land Use Planning and Management is a unique new textbook that presents a diverse, comprehensive, and coordinated approach to issues of land use planning and management and their impacts on the environment. It builds on recent advances in environmental science, engineering, and geospatial information technologies to provide students with the scientific foundation they need to understand both natural land systems and engineering approaches that can mitigate impacts of land use practices. While offering a base of knowledge in planning theory and natural science, its primary emphasis is on describing and explaining emerging approaches, methods, and techniques for environmental land use planning, design, and policy. The book is divided into two parts. Part I, "Environmental Land Use Management," introduces broad concepts of environmental planning and describes management approaches. Those approaches include collaborative environmental management, land conservation, environmental design, government land use management, natural hazard mitigation, and ecosystem and watershed management. Part II, "Environmental Land Use Principles and Planning Analysis," focuses on land analysis methods, such as geospatial data and geographic information systems (GIS); soils and slope analysis; assessment of stormwater quantity and quality; land use and groundwater protection; ecological assessment for vegetation, wetlands, and habitats; and integrated analytical techniques like land suitability analysis, carrying capacity studies, and environmental impact assessment. Environmental Land Use Planning and Managementoffers a unique interdisciplinary perspective with an emphasis on application. It is an important new text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental planning, landscape architecture, geography, environmental studies, and natural resource management, and a valuable resource for professionals and others concerned with issues of environmental planning and land use.