Monitoring & Testing Books

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    The CoGDEM Guide to Gas Detection

    Industrial gas detectors form an important part of safety systems designed to protect users from the harmful effects of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases. These gases can cause explosions, damage health or deplete the oxygen content of the air. Consequently, accurate gas detection is vital for protecting human life as well as process plant and the ...

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    Handbook of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agent Decontamination

    Chemical and biological warfare agents are threats to the military and civilians alike in both terrorist and conventional warfare scenarios. When materials become contaminated with these agents, they must be decontaminated before they can be removed or reused. This book is a comprehensive overview of the scientific research and development that has been done in chemical and biological agent ...

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    International Environmental Justice

    Environmental justice encompasses the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people – regardless of race, class or colour – with respect to the development, implementation and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies that could negatively impact their lifestyles. The focus of this volume is to offer a critical perspective, which advances the idea that ...

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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 through the legal jargon and provides comprehensive and ...

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    Comprehensive Environmental Mass Spectrometry

    Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive, rapid and informative analytical tool available. In full colour throughout, this book describes the power of this technique in resolving environmental issues, demonstrating how real-world complex problems can be solved in a simple and elegant way. The book begins with the general principles of mass spectrometry, then proceeds to describe a range of ...

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    Field Detection Technologies for Explosives

    Explosives are historically the weapons that have been most frequently used against civilians by terrorist organisations. In the past few years, the use of explosives by terrorist groups has cost the lives of more people than the combination of all other attacks, including the use of weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear weapons). Early detection of these substances is one ...

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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 decision support and assessment modelling; aquatic ...

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    Modelling of Pollutants in Complex Environmental Systems, Volume I

    Environmental modelling has enjoyed a long tradition, but there is a defined need to continually address both the power and the limitations of such models, as well as their quantitative assessment. This book showcases modern environmental modelling methods, the basic theory behind them and their incorporation into complex environmental investigations. It highlights advanced computing technologies ...

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    Practical Environmental Statistics and Data Analysis

    Most environmental problems involve a large degree of uncertainty, and one way to improve understanding of the issues affecting the global environment is the use of statistics. This book describes the application of statistical methods in different environmental fields, with an emphasis on how to solve real-world problems in complex systems. The book provides a perspective on how environmental ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features. Applications of respirometry: Covers biodegradation testing, ...

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    Guidelines for XRF Analysis - Setting Up Programmes for WDXRF and EDXRF

    Together, Prof. James Willis, Dr. Clive Feather and Dr. Ken Turner possess 130 years of XRF experience. In this book, they have written about all of their knowledge concerning method development for EDXRF and WDXRF. Especially the commodity chapters dealing with the creation of application-dependent measurement programs for WDXRF instruments should be noted. There are recommendations for ...

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    X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis: Practical and Easy 2nd Edition

    The focus of this book is the practical use of XRF. Newcomers to the technique will find it extremely helpful, but also existing users will be able to expand their knowledge. Fundemental concepts are explained. Important data are listed in handy table form. Illustrated, step-by-step sample preparation tips are shown. Many examples of real-life sample preparation problems are detailed and the ...

  • Children, Citizenship and Environment

    When it was first published in 2012, Children, Citizenship and Environment correctly predicted a strong surge in youth activism as children are confronted by four difficult and intersecting challenges: dangerous environmental change, weakening democracies, growing social inequality, and a global economy marked by unprecedented youth unemployment and unsustainable resource ...

  • Ecosocialism and Climate Justice

    This book investigates the broader climate movement to contextualise the role played by its climate justice wing, focussing specifically on the theoretical and practical contributions of ...

  • Daoism and Environmental Philosophy

    Daoism and Environmental Philosophy explores ethics and the philosophy of nature in theDaodejing, theZhuangzi, and related texts to elucidate their potential significance in our contemporary environmental ...

  • StemJournal

    StemJournal is an international, multidisciplinary publication for communicating outstanding stem cell research, including basic biology, clinical applications, disease modeling, computational and systems biology, and data science. It promises to be open new scientific contributions from the many fields of research on stem cells. The journal publishes original, peer-reviewed content covering a ...

  • M75 Elastomers for Waterworks: Pipes, Valves, and Fittings, First Edition

    M75 presents the history and general application of elastomers in waterworks pipes, valves, and fittings. The principles used for evaluating, selecting, testing, and maintaining various seals will be discussed. This document provides guidance on generally available elastomers and their application. This manual will help operators, technicians, and engineers: - Gain a comprehensive overview of ...

  • Industrial Activated Sludge Operations, 2nd Edition

    The 2nd Edition of Industrial Activated Sludge Operations manual is a practical reference for operating activated sludge treatment systems. The updated manual covers process basics, process control testing, return sludge control, wasting control, aeration, nutrient management and troubleshooting. Exercises are provided reviewing the material contained in each chapter. Process calculations are ...

  • Journal of Future Robot Life

    What will robots be like ten, twenty and more years from now? What will they be able to accomplish? How will human–robot relationships have advanced? What place in society will be occupied by robots? These are just some of the questions which will be debated in the pages of this new publication – the Journal of Future Robot ...

  • M23 PVC Pipe - Design and Installation, Third Edition

    This manual provides the user with both general and technical information to aid in design, procurement, installation, and maintenance of PVC pipe and fittings. This manual presents a discussion of recommended practices. It is not intended to be a technical commentary on AWWA standards that apply to PVC pipe, fittings, and related appurtenances. Topics covered include: general properties of ...

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