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Environmental Engineering - Concordia University Libraries Recent Acquisitions

Titles in the call number range TD (Environmental Engineering) that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 60 days.


  • Electronic waste and printed circuit board recycling technologies / Muammer Kaya
    TD799.85

  • Environmental reporting and management in Africa / edited by Venancio Tauringana
    TD 194.7 E58 2019eb
    Environment management and protection are top global priorities. Between cyclones affecting more than 2.6 million people across Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, and tornadoes ripping through the Mid-West in the United States, climate change is front and centre in the public mind. The six papers in this volume of Advances in Environmental Management and Accounting provide much needed information for academics, practitioners and policy makers about environmental accounting and management in Africa. Despite one of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) being Climate Action, very little is known about environmental accounting and management practices in Africa. Including research based on South Africa and Nigeria, two of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, the research here is a significant contribution to understanding these practices.
    This volume asks: how useful is environmental and social information to regulators, investors, financial institutions and practitioners? To what extend do food producers report on their water use given that water shortage is among the top 10 global risks? What influences the adoption of environmental management techniques? How do different environmental management practices affect the financial performance of Small and Medium-Sized enterprises? Are environmental management and reporting regulations complied with and if not why?

  • Beneficial use for thermal discharges / by Bryan Cook and Asit K. Biswas
    TD 427 H4C62

  • Inland desalination and concentrate management / by Charlie (Qun) He and Rick G. Bond
    TD 479 I553 2019eb

  • Advances in wastewater treatment / edited by Giorgio Mannina, George Ekama, Hallvard Ødegaard and Gustaf Olsson
    TD 745 A384 2018eb

  • Microbiological sensors for the drinking water industry / edited by Torben Lund Skovhus and Bo Højris
    TD 384 M53 2018eb
    This most up-to date book addresses the interdisciplinary area of drinking water quality monitoring by microbiological sensors. It is edited and written by leading water professionals and experts, and binds together interests and competences within sensing technology, system behavior, business needs, legislation, education, data handling, and intelligent response algorithms. The book contains chapters on:- the history of water monitoring and early sensors- the current landscape of microbiological sensors and different measuring concepts - needs from the water industry - detailed description of several state-of-the-art sensor technologies- water industry case stories with operator experience - examples of on-line data collection and data handling - microbiological sensors applied in education and industry workshops- regulator aspects of introducing microbiological sensors It is the hope that the book will be widely used by water utility managers, technical staff working with drinking water safety, educators in the field of water quality and regulators in this field worldwide. Furthermore, that it will help bridge the gaps between these diverse and otherwise differently oriented water professionals.

  • Drought preparedness and response / by Chris Brown and Lisa Maddaus
    TD 223 D76 2019eb

  • Biofouling of membrane systems / Szilard Bucs [and others]
    TD442.5
    Because of the uneven distribution of fresh water in time and space and the increasing human population, a large number of regions are experiencing water scarcity and stress. Membrane-based desalination technologies like reverse osmosis have the potential to solve the fresh water crisis in coastal areas. However, in many cases membraneperformance is restricted by biofouling.Biofouling of Membrane Systems gives a comprehensive overview on the state of the art strategies to control biofouling in spiral wound reverse osmosis membrane systems and point to possible future research directions. Despite the fact that much research and development has been done to overcome biofouling in spiral wound membrane systems used for water treatment, biofouling is still a major practical problem causing performance decline and increased energy demand. Biofouling of Membrane Systems is divided into three sections including modelling and numerical analysis, non-destructive characterization and feed spacer geometry optimization. It focuses on the development of biomass in the feed channel of the membrane module and its effect on pressure dropand hydrodynamics.This book can be used to develop an integral strategy to control biofouling in spiral wound membrane systems. An overview of several potential complementary approaches to solve biofouling is given and an integrated approach for biofouling control and feed spacer design is proposed.

  • Oil spill studies : healing the ocean, biomarking and the law / edited by Frédéric Muttin
    TD427.P4

    The containment of pollution by physical defenses is the first step in restoring the ocean to its natural state. The first two chapters of Oil Spill Studies: Healing the Ocean, Biomarking and the Law describes the feedback on seven experiments made on the East Atlantic Ocean. The first chapter concerns semi-open sites while the second focuses on open environment directly linked to the ocean. The third chapter examines pollution from a French harbor marina and its effects on the local biodiversity. The book provides a methodology to quantify biological contamination coming from heavy metal releases into the environment. Chapter four provides the state-of-the-art in the science of a mid-depth-living fish species affected by the treatment of oil pollution by chemical dispersion. In a similar way, the fifth chapter addresses new explored and exploited ocean with extreme environments such as the Arctic and deep sea. The sixth and final chapter provides a lawyer's analysis on the subject.

    Talks about the healing of the ocean through the containment of the population by physical defenses Describes the seven experiments conducted on the Atlantic Ocean Provides a methodology to quantify biological contamination Presents a species of fish affected by the treatment of oil pollution by chemical dispersion Address the oceans explored and exploited with extreme environments such as the Arctic and the deep seabed

  • M19 emergency planning for water utilities / by Stephen D. Gay and Scott D. Borman
    TD 487 G39 2018

  • Zero waste engineering / M.M. Khan, University of Alberta, M.R. Islam, Emertec R & D Ltd. and Dalhousie University
    TD793.9

    Is "zero waste engineering" possible?

    This book outlines how to achieve zero waste engineering, following natural pathways that are truly sustainable. Using methods that have been developed in various areas for sustainability purposes, such as new mathematical models, recyclable material selection, and renewable energy, the authors probe the principles of zero waste engineering and how it can be applied to construction, energy production, and many other areas of engineering.

    This groundbreaking new volume:

    Explores new scientific principles on which sustainability and zero waste engineering can be based Presents new models for energy efficiency, cooling processes, and natural chemical and material selection in industrial applications and business Explains how "green buildings" and "green homes" can be efficiently built and operated with zero waste Offers case histories and successful experiments in sustainability and zero-waste engineering

    Ideal for:

    Engineers and scientists of all industries, including the energy industry, construction, the process industries, and manufacturing. Chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, petroleum engineers, process engineers, civil engineers, and many other types of engineers would all benefit from reading this exciting new volume.


  • Regulatory Chemicals Handbook
    TD176.4.S65 2000
    This volume provides data - from physical and chemical properties to storage and exposure guidelines - on over 185 hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), more than 125 priority water pollutants (PWPs), and some 450 chemicals listed by the Occupational, Safety, and Health Administration (OSHA). Arranged alphabetically and by CAS number, the handbook serve

  • Production chemicals for the oil and gas industry / Malcolm A. Kelland
    TD 193 K46 2014eb
    Production chemistry issues result from changes in well stream fluids, both liquid and gaseous, during processing. Since crude oil production is characterized by variable production rates and unpredictable changes to the nature of the produced fluids, it is essential for production chemists to have a range of chemical additives available for rectif

  • Determination of toxic organic chemicals in natural waters, sediments and soils : determination and analysis / T.R. Crompton
    TD 196 O73C76 2019eb

    Determination of Toxic Organic Chemicals in Natural Waters, Sediments and Soils: Determination and Analysis reviews the latest techniques for the determination and assessment of both current and emerging organic compounds in a range of important environmental contexts. A wide range of organic compounds in non-saline waters are discussed in the opening chapters, including hydrocarbons, surface active agents and volatile organic compounds. This is followed by multiorganics, pesticides and organometallic compounds in non-saline waters. Organic compounds in aqueous precipitation are then explored before the book goes on to discuss compounds in soils, including extraction techniques, insecticides, herbicides and fungicides, and organometallic compounds.

    Finally, the concluding chapters focus on compounds in sediments, providing readers with the latest information in the field and supporting them as they address the important issue surrounding organic material throughout ecosystems.

    Highlights the latest methods for analyzing a wide range of organic compounds Supports researchers by providing detailed information across a range of ecosystems Includes detailed guidance for assessing complex mixtures of organic compounds in the environment
Updated: Saturday 14 December 2019
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