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Environmental Transport Phenomena

1st Edition

By A. Eduardo Saez, James C. Baygents

CRC Press

244 pages

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Description

Environmental Transport Phenomena offers a detailed yet accessible introduction to transport phenomena. It begins by explaining the underlying principles and mechanisms that govern mass transport and continues by tackling practical problems spanning all subdisciplines of environmental science and chemical engineering. Assuming some knowledge of ord

Table of Contents

Introduction. Mass Conservation and Macroscopic Mass Balances. Diffusive Transport: Introductory Concepts. Diffusive Transport: Applications of the Diffusion Equation. Diffusive Transport in Reactive Systems. Convective Transport. Hydrodynamic Dispersion. Transport in Multiphase Systems.

About the Authors

A. Eduardo Saez is a distinguished professor in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and an adjunct professor in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona, Tucson, USA. He holds a B.Sc from Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela, and an MS and Ph.D from the University of California at Davis, USA. Dr. Saez has been a faculty member at Simon Bolivar University and North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA, and a visiting scholar at Bristol University, UK, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington. He has earned numerous awards for his research and teaching.

James C. Baygents is the associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering at the University of Arizona (UA), Tucson, USA. He is also a member of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and the Program in Applied Mathematics at UA. He holds a BS from Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA, and an MA and Ph.D from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA. Dr. Baygents has been a visiting scientist and research fellow at the Space Science Laboratory at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama. He has earned numerous awards and received recognition for his research and teaching.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science