Environmental sustainability for engineers and applied scientists [E-Book] / Greg Peters, Magdalena Svanström.
Peters, Greg, (author)
Svanström, Magdalena, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2019
1 online resource (xiii, 245 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Preface; Reader's guide: how is this all connected? 1. The engineer's role in environmental protection; 2. The Earth system: natural operation and human impacts; 3. Impacts of chemical pollution; 4. Modelling environmental transport and fate of pollutants; 5. Introduction to toxicology; 6. Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment; 7. Environmental assessment of products and processes; 8. Regulatory structures; 9. Decision-making; References; Index.