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Handbook of Pollution Control and Waste Minimization

Series: Civil and Environmental Engineering Volume: 8

Edited By: Abbas Ghassemi

536 pages, Illus

Marcel Dekker Inc.

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #124001 | ISBN: 0824705815
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NHBS Price: £134.00 $164/€150 approx

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Details the legal, organizational, hierarchical, and environmental components of pollution prevention and waste reduction.


Part 1 Legal organization/hierarchical requirements: pollution prevention and waste minimization - back to basics; role of pollution prevention in waste management/environmental restoration; the waste management hierarchy; legislation and regulatory issues; information systems for proactive environmental management; European policies for waste management. Part 2 Fundamentals: energy conservation; heat transfer; macroscopic balance equations; biotechnology principles. Part 3 Methodology: novel materials and processes for pollution prevention and control in the mining industry; monitoring in situ electrochemical sensors; using roadmaps in pollution prevention; pollution prevention and DFE. Part 4 Life cycle: pollution prevention and life-cycle analysis; application of life-cycle assessment. Part 5 Risk and decision: risk-based pollution control and waste minimization concepts; elements of multi-criteria decision making; environmental considerations and computer process design. Part 6 Case studies: minimization and use of coal combustion by-products (CCBs) - concepts and applications. (Part contents).

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