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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Fundamentals of air pollution
Author Vallero, Daniel A.
Publisher Elsevier,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 153773667
ISBN 9780123736154 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0123736153 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Air--Pollution. ; Quâimica ambiental. ; Poluiðcäao atmosfâerica.
Internet Access
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0811/2007028062-d.html
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
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EIAM  TD883.V25 2008 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 02/15/2010
EJAM  TD883.V25 2008 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 10/19/2007
EJBM  TD883.V25 2008 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/16/2009
EKBM  TD883.V25 2008 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 05/30/2008
EMAM  TD883.V355 2008 Region 6 Library/Dallas,TX 09/15/2009
ESAM  TD883.V25 2008 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 01/04/2010
Edition 4th ed.
Collation xxiii, 942 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index. Core list for an environmental reference collection title.
Contents Notes
Preface to the third edition -- Preface to the fourth edition -- pt. I. Air pollution essentials -- 1. The changing face of air pollution -- I. Defining air pollution -- II. The emergence of air pollution science, engineering, and technology -- III. Air pollution before the Industrial Revolution -- IV. Air pollution and the Industrial Revolution -- V. Recent air pollution -- VI. The 1980s -- VII. Recent history -- VIII. The future -- Further reading -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 2. The earth's atmosphere -- I. The atmosphere -- II. Baseline conditions : unpolluted air -- III. What is air pollution? -- IV. Particulate matter -- V. Concepts -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 3. Scales of the air pollution problem -- I. Local -- II. Urban -- III. Regional -- IV. Continental -- V. Global -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- pt. II. The physics and chemistry of air pollution -- 4. Air pollution physics -- I. Mechanics of air pollution -- II. Fluid properties -- Questions -- 5. The physics of the atmosphere -- I. Energy -- II. Motion -- III. Energy-motion relationships -- IV. Local wind systems -- V. General circulation -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 6. Air pollution systems and processes -- I. Chemical processes in air pollution -- II. Air pollution chemodynamics -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 7. Characterizing air pollution -- I. Relationship between physics and chemistry -- II. Basic chemical concepts -- III. Expressions of chemical characteristics -- IV. Electromagnetic radiation, electron density, orbitals, and valence -- V. Organic chemistry -- VI. Introduction to atmospheric chemistry -- VII. Heterogeneous reactions -- VIII. Scavenging and removal from the atmosphere -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 8. Air quality -- I. Averaging time -- II. Cycles -- III. Primary and secondary pollutants -- IV. Measurement systems -- V. Air quality levels -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 9. The philosophy of air pollution control -- I. Strategy and tactics : the air pollution system -- II. Episode control -- III. Air quality management control strategy -- IV. Alternative control strategies -- V. Economic considerations -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 10. Sources of air pollution -- I. General -- II. Combustion -- III. Stationary sources -- IV. Mobile sources -- V. Air toxics sources -- VI. Emission inventory -- VII. An international perspective : differences in time and space -- VIII. ODORS : more than just a nuisance -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- pt. III. Risks from air pollution -- 11. Effects of health and human welfare -- I. Air-water-soil interactions -- II. Total body burden -- III. The human respiratory system -- IV. Impact of air pollution on humans -- V. Impact of odor on humans -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 12. Effects on vegetation and animals -- I. Injury versus damage -- II. Effects on vegetation and crops -- III. Effects on forests -- IV. Effects on animals -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 13. Effects on materials and structures -- I. Effects on metals -- II. Effects on stone -- III. Effects on fabrics and dyes -- IV. Effects on leather, paper, paint, and glass -- V. Effects on rubber -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 14. Effects on the atmosphere, soil, and water bodies -- I. The physics of visibility -- II. Formation of atmospheric haze -- III. Effects of atmospheric haze -- IV. Visibility -- V. Acidic deposition -- VI. Effects of acidic deposition -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 15. Long-term effects on the planet -- I. Global climate change -- II. Ozone holes -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- pt. IV. The measurement and monitoring of air pollution -- 16. Ambient air sampling -- I. Elements of a sampling system -- II. Sampling systems for gaseous pollutants -- III. Sampling systems for particulate pollutants -- IV. Passive sampling systems -- V. Sampler siting requirements -- VI. Sampling for air toxics -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 17. Ambient air pollutants : analysis and measurement -- I. Analysis and measurement of gaseous pollutants -- II. Analysis and measurement of particulate pollutants -- III. Analysis and measurement of odors -- IV. Analysis and measurement of visibility -- V. Analysis and measurement of acidic deposition -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 18. Air pollution monitoring and surveillance -- I. Stationary monitoring networks -- II. Mobile monitoring and surveillance -- III. Remote sensing -- IV. Personal monitoring -- V. Quality assurance -- VI. Data analysis and display -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 19. Air pathways from hazardous waste sites -- I. Introduction -- II. Multimedia transport -- III. Contaminant fate analysis -- IV. Modeling -- V. Assessment of a hazardous waste site -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- pt. V. Air pollution modeling -- 20. The meteorological bases of atmospheric pollution -- I. Ventilation -- II. Stagnation -- III. Meteorological conditions during historic pollution episodes -- IV. Effects of pollution on the atmosphere -- V. Removal mechanisms -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 21. Transport and dispersion of air pollutants -- I. Wind velocity -- II. Turbulence -- III. Estimating concentrations from point sources -- IV. Dispersion instrumentation -- V. Atmospheric tracers -- VI. Concentration variation with averaging time -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 22. Air pollution modeling and prediction -- I. Plume rise -- II. Modeling techniques -- III. Modeling nonreactive pollutants -- IV. Modeling pollutant transformations -- V. Modeling air pollutants -- VI. Model performance, accuracy, and utilization -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 23. Air pollution climatology -- I. Sources of data -- II. Representativeness -- III. Frequency of atmospheric stagnations -- IV. Ventilation climatology -- V. Wind and pollution roses -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- pt. VI. The regulatory control of air pollution -- 24. Air quality criteria and standards -- I. Air quality criteria -- II. Conversion of effects data and criteria to standards -- III. Conversion of physical data and criteria to standards -- IV. Conversion of biological data and criteria to standards -- V. Air quality standards -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 25. Indoor air quality -- I. Changing times -- II. Factors influencing indoor air quality -- III. Indoor air pollutants -- IV. Effects of indoor air pollutants -- V. Control of indoor air pollutants -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 26. Regulating air pollution -- I. Introduction -- II. Titles -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 27. Emission standards -- I. Subjective standards -- II. Objective standards -- III. Types of emission standards -- IV. Variant forms of emission standards -- V. Means for implementing emission standards -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 28. The elements of regulatory control -- I. Control of new stationary sources -- II. Control of existing stationary sources -- III. Control of mobile sources -- IV. Air quality control regions -- V. Tall stacks and intermittent and supplementary control systems -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 29. Organization for air pollution control -- I. Functions -- II. Organization -- III. Finance -- IV. Advisory groups -- Suggested readings -- Questions -- pt. VII. Preventing and controlling air pollution -- 30. Preventing air pollution -- I. Introduction -- II. Sustainability -- III. Green engineering and sustainability -- IV. Life cycle analysis -- V. Pollution prevention -- VI. Motivations for practicing green engineering -- VII. Future people -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 31. Engineering control concepts -- I. Introduction -- II. Process change -- III. Fuel change -- IV. Pollution removal -- V. Disposal of pollutants -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 32. Control devices, technologies, and systems -- I. Introduction -- II. Removal of dry PM -- III. Removal of liquid droplets and mists -- IV. Removal of gaseous pollutants -- V. Removal of odors -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 33. Control of hazardous air pollutants -- I. Air quality and hazardous wastes -- II. Pre-control considerations -- III. Contaminant treatment and control approaches -- IV. Thermal treatment processes -- V. Thermal destruction systems -- VI. Destruction removal -- VII. Other thermal processes -- VIII. Indirect air impacts -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 34. Control of stationary sources -- I. Introduction -- II. Energy, power, and incineration -- III. Chemical and metallurgical industries -- IV. Agriculture and forest products industries -- V. Other industrial processes -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 35. Control of mobile sources -- I. Introduction -- II. Gasoline-powered vehicles -- III. Diesel-powered vehicles -- IV. Gas turbines and jet engines -- V. Alternatives to existing mobile sources -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 36. Source sampling and monitoring -- I. Introduction -- II. Source sampling -- III. Statistics of sampling -- IV. The source test -- V. Source monitoring -- References -- Suggested reading -- Questions -- 37. The future of air pollution -- I. The good news -- II. Stubborn problems and innovative solutions -- Index.