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Reaction Mechanisms in Environmental Engineering : Analysis and Prediction (Paperback) (James G.
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Increase your accuracy in analyzing and predicting the speed of pollutant conversion in engineered systems such as water and wastewater treatment plants, or natural systems, such as lakes and aquifers receiving industrial pollution. Reaction Mechanisms in Environmental Engineering describes the principles that govern chemical reactivity, and demonstrate how these principles are used to yield more accurate predictions. The book includes examples from air, water, and soil.
Reaction Mechanisms in Environmental Engineering’s three part treatment begins with a clear exposition of the properties of Environmental and inorganic organic chemicals, followed by Parts concerning Partitioning and Sorption Processes and Sorption and Transformation Processes. In this book, Kinetic principles are used to calculate or estimate the pollutants' half-lives. Physical-chemical properties of organic pollutants are used to estimate transformation mechanisms and rates. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of how physico-chemical and structural properties relate with the transformations of organic pollutants.
- One stop source for analyzing and predicting the speed of organic and inorganic reaction mechanisms for air, water, and soil
- Provide the tools and methods for increased accuracy in analyzing and predicting the speed of pollutant conversion in engineered systems
- Uses Kinetic principles along with physical-chemical properties of organic pollutants to estimate transformation mechanisms and rates