Environmental Engineering

Environmental Engineering, 4th Edition

Environmental Engineering, 4th Edition,Ruth Weiner,Robin Matthews,ISBN9780750672948

Weiner   &   Matthews   





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Presents the latest thinking in environmental engineering, new changes in regulation, and current knowledge of pollution abatement technologies.

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Key Features

- This text embraces the latest thinking in environmental engineering

- Includes updates in regulation and current pollution abatement technologies


This book provides a comprehensive introduction to air, water, noise, and radioactive materials pollution and its control. Legal and regulatory principles and risk analysis are included in addition to engineering principles.

The text presents the engineering principles governing the generation and control of air and water pollutants, solid and hazardous waste, and noise. Water quality and drinking water treatment are discussed, as well as the elements of risk analysis. Radioactive waste generation and treatment in relation to the nuclear fuel cycle, are discussed. The health and environmental effects of all these pollutants are discussed. An introduction to the Federal laws and regulations governing pollution is included.


Environmental, civil, and mechanical engineering students; chemical engineering students; environmental chemistry & environmental science majors.

Ruth Weiner

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University

Member of the National Academy of Sciences advisory panel. Former Professor of Environmental Studies at Western Washington University for 19 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Robin Matthews

Robin Matthews is the Director of the Institute for Watershed Studies, a Professor in Huxley College of Environmental Studies at Western Washington University. Dr. Matthews received her graduate training in aquatic ecology at Indiana University (M.S.) and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Ph.D). Her undergraduate work was done at the University of California, Riverside. Prior to coming to Western Washington University, she worked as a full-time consultant in the areas of hazardous waste management and pollution control, and as an environmental scientist for DuPont at the Savannah River Laboratory studying the effects of heated effluents from nuclear production reactors on 150 miles of the Savannah River and adjacent swamps. Dr. Matthews has published and presented over 100 journal articles, reports, and conference papers. Her major research areas include aquatic ecology and pattern analysis of large ecological data sets. She is the principal investigator on the Lake Whatcom monitoring program funded by the City of Bellingham. She teaches limnology, stream ecology, aquatic and environmental pollution, and statistical ecology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the Institute for Watershed Studies; Professor of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University

Environmental Engineering, 4th Edition

Chapter 1: Environmental Engineering
Chapter 2: Assessing Environmental Impact
Chapter 3: Risk Analysis
Chapter 4: Water Pollution
Chapter 5: Measurement of Water Quality
Chapter 6: Water Supply
Chapter 7 : Water Treatment
Chapter 8: Collection of Wastewater
Chapter 9: Wastewater Treatment
Chapter 10: Sludge Treatment and Disposal
Chapter 11: Nonpoint Source Water Pollution
Chapter 12: Solid Waste
Chapter 13: Solid Waste Disposal
Chapter 14: Reuse, Recycling, Resource Recovery, Pollution Prevention
Chapter 15: Hazardous Waste
Chapter 16: Radioactive Waste
Chapter 17: Solid and Hazardous Waste Law: RCRA and CERCLA-
Chapter 18: Meteorology and Air Pollution
Chapter 19: Measurement of Air Quality
Chapter 20: Air Pollution Control
Chapter 21: Air Pollution Law:
Chapter 22: Noise Pollution
Appendices, etc.
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