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    M51 Air Valves: Air Release, Air/Vacuum, and Combination, Second Edition

    The effects of air and vacuum pockets present in a liquid piping system can negatively impact not only pump, meter, and control valve operation but can also be responsible for pipeline breaks and collapses. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. This manual provides essential information for ...

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    Essential Environment 34th Edition A Comprehensive Guide to UK and EU Environmental Protection Legislation

    ILM Publications has published the 34th Edition of Essential Environment in partnership with Environmental Protection UK. Essential Environment (formerly the Pollution Control Handbook) is the comprehensive guide to UK and EU environmental protection legislation. Written in clear, simple language, the 2012 Essential Environment handbook cuts ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume II

    Following on from Volume I, this second volume presents an extended look at environmental modelling research and its applications from an even larger selection of global experts. The book presents timely topics and applications of the study of environmental contaminants, with detailed discussions of mathematical concepts used. Five sections cover ...

  • Occupational Exposure Assessment for Air Contaminants

    Over the last three decades, significant progress has been made not only in the technology of measuring air contaminants but also in the statistical descriptions of exposure distributions and exposure assessment strategies. Occupational Exposures for Air Contaminants addresses the various aspects of occupational exposure assessment for air ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 05: The Contamination of Food

    The UNEP/FAO/ WHO Food Contamination Monitoring Programme (GEMS/Food) has been collecting data on food contamination through a network of participating institutes since 1976. In 1988, data from the monitoring programme and other sources covering the years 1971—85 were compiled, analysed and published by GEMS as a joint UNEP/FAO/ WHO document ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering

    Engineers are increasingly faced with indoor air quality issues, particularly in the design of ventilation and filtration systems and airborne contaminant removal. Because this specialty has only recently gained momentum, resources have been limited to scattered research papers on this topic, until ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues

    Examines problems such as microbial contamination, building design, ventilation systems and psychological effects. It uses a multi-disciplined approach in examining the causes and effects of the interactions between occupants and non-industrial environments. The text also provides the reader with a tool for diagnosing IAQ problems and effectively ...

  • The Role of the Ocean in Global Cycling of Persistent Organic Contaminants

    Persistent organic contaminants, which are bioaccumulative and toxic are a concern for the ecosystems and human health and are regulated under international law (global and regional conventions, besides other). If semivolatile, they cycle in different environmental compartments and follow complex transport pathways. The ocean is believed to play a ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering

    Engineers are increasingly faced with indoor air quality issues, particularly in the design of ventilation and filtration systems and airborne contaminant removal. Because this specialty has only recently gained momentum, resources have been limited to scattered research papers on this topic, until now.Indoor Air Quality Engineering covers a wide ...

  • Modeling of Indoor Air Quality and Exposure

    Provides you with both the underlying theory and examples of practical applications of models. 20 peer-reviewed papers discuss: • interactions between sources and sinks of indoor air pollution• problem areas related to model validation and their solutions• application of models to evaluate ventilation performance and indoor air ...

  • Indoor Air Report: Breathe Easy (Video)

    Indoor air quality has become an increasingly stormy health issue, but if you know with the facts, you need not be blown away. OSHA estimates that approximately 21 million employees are exposed to IAQ problems. Sniff out the the facts of the issue and help your employees understand the factors that affect air quality -- and more importantly -- how ...

  • Managing Indoor Air Quality, Fourth Edition

    A Cross-Profession, Structured Approach for Effectively Treating Indoor Air Problems: More than ever, health, economic, and legal matters associated with Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) seem destined to remain a dominant problem for developers, owners, and managers of commercial and institutional properties. Indoor air problems have definitely made the ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Health and Safety Guide

    This guide will help employees recognize symptoms and potential causes of poor indoor air quality; recommend preventive action; and select furnishings and equipment to prevent air contaminant build-up. Intended to be used by those who work in airtight buildings and offices, it is a handy companion for employees, supervisors, managers, occupational ...

  • Indoor Air Quality Engineering: Environmental Health and Control of Indoor Pollutants

    Written by experts, Indoor Air Quality Engineering offers practical strategies to construct, test, modify, and renovate industrial structures and processes to minimize and inhibit contaminant formation, distribution, and accumulation. The authors analyze the chemical and physical phenomena affecting contaminant generation to optimize system ...

  • Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries

      Most of the technological developments relevant to water supply and wastewater date back to more than to five thousand years ago. These developments were driven by the necessity to make efficient use of natural resources, to make civilizations more resistant to destructive natural elements, and to improve the standards of life, both at public ...

  • Heavy Metals in the Environment

    This text presents contemporary analytical techniques for the determination of heavy metals in air particles, water, soil and biological samples. It details experimental studies to reduce the occurance of disease, remediate contaminated sites and establish acceptable range of oral intakes (AROI) guidelines. ...

  • The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition

    Written by experts in the field, The Chemistry of Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Composition and Measurement, Second Edition compiles data on the properties of Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) and on concentrations of its constituents in indoor air. The authors focus on common natural indoor environments and environments associated with chronic ...

  • Respirator Safety: Safe In 8 (Video)

    Share the ABCs of respirator safety. Know what kind of respirator your workers need? Discover all respirator facts with this program. When to use a respirator - oxygen deficient or contaminated Kinds of respirators - air purifying or supplied air Written Respiratory Protection Plan Fit testing Respirator ...

  • Groundwater Optimization Handbook

    Presents a thorough introduction to groundwater systems analysis and optimization terminology, principles, and techniques Identifies which S-O approaches are appropriate for different types of groundwater quantity (hydraulic optimization) and quality (contaminant transport optimization) problems, whether they be deterministic, stochastic, ...

  • Indoor Environmental Quality

    When we think of indoor pollution, we usually think of conditions originating from faulty ventilation systems, second hand smoke, and other air borne pollutants. Taking an in-depth, hard science look at the problems of indoor environmental pollution, Indoor Environmental Quality covers all the major indoor contaminants - inorganic, organic, and ...

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