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Engineering the risks of hazardous wastes

Author: Daniel A Vallero; J Jeffrey Peirce
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many engineers are faced daily with hazardous wastes, from the chemical and process industries, waste treatment system management and design to the clean-up of contaminated sites. This practical  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vallero, Daniel A.
Engineering the risks of hazardous wastes.
Amsterdam ; Boston ; London : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2003
(OCoLC)846105620
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel A Vallero; J Jeffrey Peirce
ISBN: 0750677422 9780750677424 0750673184 9780750673181
OCLC Number: 123159855
Description: xxi, 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An Engineering Perspective on the Risks of Hazardous Wastes --
2. Entering the Risk Era --
3. The Fate, Transformation, and Transport of Hazardous Chemicals --
4. Opportunities for Hazardous Waste Intervention by Engineers --
5. A Risk-Based Assessment to Support Remediating a Hazardous Waste Site --
6. The Role of the Engineer in Emergency Response --
7. Risk Perception: What You Say May Not Be What They Hear --
8. Closing Thoughts on the Future of Hazardous Waste Engineering. App. 1. Glossary of Hazardous Waste Engineering Terminology --
App. 2. Minimum Risk Levels for Chemicals --
App. 3. What to Do If a Company Produces Only a Small Amount of Hazardous Waste --
App. 4. Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Protocol for Field Activities --
App. 5. Fundamentals of Chemical Equilibria.
Responsibility: Daniel A. Vallero, with a contribution by J. Jeffrey Peirce.

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