Water Quality Characteristics: Modeling and Modification : 9780201054330

Water Quality Characteristics: Modeling and Modification

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780201054330
ISBN 10
 
0201054337
Published
 
01/01/1985
Published by
 
Pages
 
780
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
 
 
 
Description

Water Quality provides a comprehensive introduction to water quality management. The book progresses in a logical fashion from the characterization of water quality to the significance of the various contaminants, to the methods used to describe changes in the environment, to waste and wastewater treatment. Creative solutions to water quality management problems based on scientific principles, fundamental relationships, and phenomena are stressed throughout the text.

Table of contents


 1. Sources and Uses of Water.


 2. Physical, Chemical, and Biological Characteristics of Water.


 3. Significance of the Characteristics of Water.


 4. Water Quality: Standards and Global Perspectives.


 5. Stoichiometry, Reaction Kinetics, and Materials Balances.


 6. Mathematical Models of Physical Systems.


 7. Movement of Contaminants in the Environment.


 8. Water Quality in Rivers and Estuaries and Near Ocean Outfalls.


 9. Water Quality in Lakes and Reservoirs.


10. Water Quality in Groundwater Systems.


11. Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment.


12. Physical Treatment Methods.


13. Chemical Treatment Methods.


14. Biological Treatment Methods.


15. Synthesizing Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems.