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Handbook of Pollution Control and Waste Minimisation

Edited by Abbas Ghassemi 
Marcel Dekker  September 2001  



Hardcover  536 pages, Illustrated  ISBN 9780824705817      £145.00
This book, volume 8 in the series Civil and Environmental Engineering, details the legal, organisational, hierarchical, and environmental components of pollution prevention and waste reduction. It illustrates the fundamental concepts of pollution prevention making it of value to . chemical, process, civil, and industrial engineers; environmental and soil scientists; hazardous and industrial waste specialists as well as advanced university students.

Contents

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.

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