Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition

Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition

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Written by an expert, using the same approach that made the previous two editions so successful, Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition expands the scope of book to include the strongly emerging areas broadly described as sustainability science and technology, including green chemistry and industrial ecology. The new edition includes: Increased emphasis on the applied aspects of environmental chemistry Hot topics such as global warming and biomass energy Integration of green chemistry and sustainability concepts throughout the text More and updated questions and answers, including some that require Internet research Lecturers Pack on CD-ROM with solutions manual, PowerPoint presentations, and chapter figures available upon qualifying course adoptions The book provides a basic course in chemical science, including the fundamentals of organic chemistry and biochemistry. The author uses real-life examples from environmetnal chemistry, green chemistry, and related areas while maintaining brevity and simplicity in his explanation of concepts. Building on this foundation, the book covers environmental chemistry, broadly defined to include sustainability aspects, green chemistry, industrial ecology, and related areas. These chapters are organized around the five environmental spheres, the hydrosphere, atmosphere, geosphere, biosphere, and the anthrosphere. The last two chapters discuss analytical chemistry and its relevance to environmental chemistry. Manahana€™s clear, concise, and readable style makes the information accessible, regardless of the readersa€™ level of chemistry knowledge. He demystifies the material for those who need the basics of chemical science for their trade, profession, or study curriculum, as well as for readers who want to have an understanding of the fundamentals of sustainable chemistry in its crucial role in maintaining a livable planet.someone might want to calculate the number of grams of H someone might want to calculate the number of grams of H2O ... the calculation does not know the factor to convert from lb to kg, but does know that a 551 lb motorcycle has a mass of 250kg. ... in calculating a unit conversion factor, the number involved is divided by itself, giving a numerical value conversion ... 1.001b1.00 1b 72.6kg72.6 kg ( 1.16.5)(1.16.5) As another example of the use of a unit conversion factor, calculate theanbsp;...

Title:Fundamentals of Environmental Chemistry, Third Edition
Author:Stanley E. Manahan
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-03-05


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