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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 ...

  • Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology

    Detection of Pathogens in Water Using Micro and Nano-Technology aims to promote the uptake of innovative micro and nano-technological approaches towards the development of an integrated, cost-effective nano-biological sensor useful for security and environmental assays. The book describes the concerted efforts of a large European research project ...

  • Industrial Hygiene Made Easy

    'Industrial Hygiene Made Easy' presents 20 key areas of industrial hygiene practice in an easy-to-use checklist format. Written in plain English, each section provides the background of the topic, along with equipment selection information, formulas, and application information. The checklists can be used to prepare for and conduct workplace ...

  • Lebanon Post Conflict Environmental Assessment

    Beirut/Nairobi, 2 October 2006 - An international team of experts will begin an assessment of the environmental damage in Lebanon caused by the recent conflict.The team, led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and working in close cooperation with the Lebanese authorities, will be visiting and sampling sites thought to present ...

  • ASTM Standards on Environmental Sampling: 3rd Edition (CD-ROM)

    This comprehensive new edition provides 118 of the latest ASTM standards relevant to environmental sample collection and handling. When performing environmental site characterization, emphasis must be placed on preparing a thorough detailed sampling plan, selecting the most technically correct sampling methods and equipment for the ...

  • User's Guide to ASTM Specification C94 for Ready-Mixed Concrete

    ASTM C 94 covers the complex subject of ready-mixed concrete. This manual, co-published by ASTM International and the National Ready-Mixed Concrete Association, provides a complete and detailed explanation of C 94's uses and applications. It cuts through the broad language of the standard by using straightforward explanations and ...

  • WEF/ABC Collection Systems Operators´ Guide to Preparing for the Certification Examination

    Formerly called the WEF/ABC Certification Study Guide for Collection Systems Personnel. This new version contains the ABC Need-To-Know matrix, suggested study topics and samples questions for all four certification levels for each of the seven different Need-To-Know criteria: Operate Equipment; Monitor, Evaluate, Adjust Collection Systems; ...

  • Manual on Presentation of Data and Control Chart Analysis:
    7th Edition

    Formerly Manual 7 (MNL7), Manual 7A was developed to assist the reader in the development of supportive data and analysis when preparing standard test methods, specifications, and practices. It provides the latest information regarding statistical and quality control methods and their applications. This is the seventh revision of a popular ...

  • WEF/ABC Wastewater Operators´ Guide to Preparing for the Certification Examination

    Formely WEF/ABC Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel, this newly revised and expanded version of the best-selling WEF/ABC publication is designed to help operators prepare more effectively for certification exams. Includes 240 questions based on validated need-to-know criteria for four skill levels (Operator Level I - IV). ...

  • Sampling and Surveying Radiological Environments

    Private landowners or Federal Agencies responsible for cleaning up radiological environments are faced with the challenge of clearly defining the nature and extent of radiological contamination, implementing remedial alternatives, then statistically verifying that cleanup objectives have been met. Sampling and Surveying Radiological Environments ...

  • WEF/ABC Wastewater Laboratory Analysts´ Guide to Preparing for Certification Exam

    Through multiple-choice questions, this guide tests at various levels the skills and knowledge required by laboratory analysts working at wastewater treatment plants. The guide contains more than 400 questions and answers, on 19 different topics, chosen to sample many aspects of an analyst’s job. Each answer is accompanied by a page-specific ...

  • PHAST Step-by-Step Guide: A Participatory Approach for the Control of Diarrhoeal Disease

    A spiral-bound manual offering step-by-step instructions for helping communities improve hygiene behaviour, prevent cholera and other diarrhoeal diseases, and manage their own water and sanitation facilities. Addressed to facilitators working in the community, the manual uses the Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation, or PHAST, ...

  • A Manual for the Chemical Analysis of Metals

    MNL 25 is a practical laboratory reference that summarizes useful solutions to a wide range of common analytical problems. In its extensive focus on hybrid chemical/instrumental approaches, the manual represents a new approach, containing information otherwise only available by consulting a long list of scattered references. The organization of ...

  • Wastewater Sampling for Process & Quality Control; MOP OM-1

    Covers sampling methods and practices; manual and automatic sampling; equipment and flow devices; quality assurance and quality control practices; sample preservation, handling and shipping; data collection; recording techniques; preparing laboratory, plant and regulatory reports; and safety considerations associated with wastewater sampling. ...

  • Manual on Drilling, Sampling, and Analysis of Coal

    Guidelines on state-of-the-art aspects of drilling and sampling coal. Can be modified as necessary to fit your specific needs (for example, you can use them to prepare your own field manual to standardize exploration activities). Chapters include: drilling equipment; • geophysical logging; • description of coal and rocks; • sampling of ...

  • New Analytical Techniques for Trace Constituents of Metallic and Metal-Bearing Ores

    This publication contains methodology and instrumentation for determination of trace constituents of metals, alloys and ores. 10 papers cover modification of instruments, special preparation of samples, optimization of matrix effects, automation, new excitation sources, and computer-controlled background ...

  • Soil Specimen Preparation for Laboratory Testing

    A very interesting book showing the effects of poor field sampling and preparation on final laboratory results. A must for civil engineers and soil ...

  • Taphonomy, Second Edition

    Taphonomic bias is a pervasive feature of the fossil record. A pressing concern, however, is the extent to which taphonomic processes have varied through the ages. It is one thing to work with a biased data set and quite another to work with a bias that has changed with time. This book includes work from both new and established researchers who ...

  • API RP 13C Standard for Exploration & Production

    This International Standard provides a standard procedure for assessing and modifying performance of solids control equipment systems commonly used in the field in petroleum and natural gas drilling fluids processing.This procedure is not intended for the comparison of similar types of individual pieces of equipment.Clause 11 in this document ...

  • Subcellular Proteomics

    This volume summarizes the new developments that made subcellular proteomics a rapidly expanding area. Recent success stories demonstrated that the combination of subcellular prefractionation methods with proteomic analysis is a very potent approach to simplify complex protein extracts from cells or tissues and to detect low abundance proteins. It ...

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