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The Science of Water

Concepts and Applications, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

By Frank R. Spellman

CRC Press

550 pages

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The Science of Water: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition contains a wealth of scientific information and is based on real-world experience. Building on the second edition, this text applies the latest data and research in the field, and addresses water contamination as a growing problem. The book material covers a wide range of water contamin

Table of Contents

Introduction. All about Water. Water Hydraulics. Water Chemistry. Water Biology. Water Ecology. Water Pollution. Environmental Biomonitoring, Sampling, and Testing. Water Economics. Water Use and Availability. Water Treatment. Water Treatment Calculations. References and Recommended Reading. Glossary. Index.

About the Author

Frank R. Spellman, PhD, is a retired assistant professor of environmental health at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. The author of more than 90 books covering topics ranging from concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) to all areas of environmental science and occupational health, he has been cited in more than 450 publications, and is a co-author to well-recognized experts in various scientific fields. For example, he is a contributing author of The Engineering Handbook, 2nd ed. Spellman holds a BA in public administration, a BS in business management, an MBA, and both an MS and a PhD in environmental engineering.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply