This volume covers the technologies that are applied to the treatment and
purification of water. Those who are generally familiar with this field will
immediately embrace the subject as a treatise on solid-liquid separations. However,
the subject is much broader, in that the technologies discussed are not just restricted
to pollution control hardware that rely only upon physical methods of treating and
Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant
, the intent of the author is twofold. The Þrst
intent is to consolidate the information and experience in
waterworks and wastewater treatment plant operations
that have evolved as a result of technological advances in
the Þeld, and as a result of the concepts and policies
promulgated by the environmental laws and the subsequent
Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbook
.Hazardous and Radioactive Waste Treatment Technologies Handbook
Chang Ho Oh, Ph.D.
CRC Press Boca Raton London New York Washington, D.C.
.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Hazardous and radioactive waste treatment technologies handbook / Chang H. Oh [editor] p. cm. (The mechanical engineering handbook series) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-8493-9586-0 (alk. paper) 1. Hazardous wastes--Purification--Handbooks, manuals, etc. 2.
On average, one ton of hazardous waste per person is generated annually
by industries in the United States. Before the Resource Conservation and
Recovery Act of 1984, hazardous wastes were improperly disposed of into
the environment without any regulation. As a result, remediation of these
contaminated sites and management of the ongoing hazardous waste sources
are two major tasks to be achieved by treatment technologies.
Many things have changed, but many things have stayed the same since the first
was published. One thing that has stayed
the same is that this is still the most exciting technical area in the remediation field
today. Also, many new important technologies have emerged over the past 5 years,
and full-scale installations of existing technologies have broadened our knowledge
base. The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with a single source that
consolidates all of this information on the various
The generation of wastes as a result of human activities has been continuously speeding up since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Hence, both optimized waste water treatment technologies and modern tools to assess the effects of pollution sources are necessary to prevent the contamination of aquatic ecosystems The book offers an interdisciplinary collection of topics concerning waste water treatment technologies, water quality monitoring and evaluation of waste water impact on natural environments.
Heat treatment and surface engineering are seen as crucial elements in the design and manufacture of strategic components in a wide range of market sectors and industries including air, sea and land transportation, energy production, mining, defense or agriculture. This book offers a broad review of recent global developments in an application of thermal and thermochemical processing to modify the microstructure and properties of a wide range of engineering materials.
(BQ) Ebook CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2015 is the 54th edition of this single-source reference for practitio-ners in both hospital and ambulatory settings. The book emphasizes the practical features of clinical diagnosis and patient management in all fields of internal medicine and in specialties of interest to primary care practitioners and to subspecial-ists who provide general car.
Drugs for the Treatment of Peptic Ulcers
cipitated antacid or, phosphate depletion of the body with excessive intake of Al(OH)3. Na+ ions remain in solution even in the presence of HCO3–-rich pancreatic secretions and are subject to absorption, like HCO3–. Because of the uptake of Na+, use of NaHCO3 must be avoided in conditions requiring restriction of NaCl intake, such as hypertension, cardiac failure, and edema. Since food has a buffering effect, antacids are taken between meals (e.g., 1 and 3 h after meals and at bedtime). Nonabsorbable antacids are preferred.
This book examines the practices used or considered for
biological treatment of waterlwastewater and hazardous wastes.
The technologies described involve conventional treatment
processes, their variations, as well as recent research. The book
is intended for those seeking an overview of the field, and covers
the major topics. The book is divided into five principal sections,
and references are provided for those who wish to dig deeper.
This book is intended to provide an introduction to the technical concepts of wastewater treatment. It assumes that the reader has at least a first-year undergraduate level of scientific understanding but not necessarily any previous knowledge of wastewater treatment. A reading list is provided at the end of the book for more in-depth information on the topics that are introduced here.
The authors are based in the United Kingdom and therefore the scientific units and terminology that are used in this book are those which are common in that country....
Guided by Hippocrates' dictum, this book takes a scientific look at the current plethora of alternative treatments that are rapidly growing in popularity. These treatments are piled high in every pharmacy, written about in every magazine, discussed on millions of web pages and used by billions of people, yet they are regarded with scepticism by many doctors.
The third volume of the Annals of Traditional Chinese Medicine carries
the theme of Cancer Treatment. Since the commencement of this book
series, the Editorial Board has emphasized its main objective, that is to
help modernize Chinese medicine, thus providing a convenient platform
for all scientists, including those who belong to the traditional camp as
well as members of the modern scientific community who insist on strict
As it is
associated with significant number of complications (11,8% to 21,6%) as well as high
costs, some authors advocate conservative treatment. High incidence of re-ruptures
(12% to 17%), lengthened tendon and loss of strength are the main arguments for the
opponents to criticize this method. Percutaneous repair seems to bridge the gap,
combining the advantages of conservative and operative treatment, particularly if
performed in an outpatient manner and under local anesthesia.
Since the second edition of Dengue haemorrhagic fever: diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1997, the magnitude of the dengue problem has increased dramatically and has extended geographically to many previously unaffected areas. It was then, and remains today, the most important arthropod-borne viral disease of humans.
Harrison's Internal Medicine Chapter 81. Principles of Cancer Treatment
Principles of Cancer Treatment: Introduction The goal of cancer treatment is first to eradicate the cancer. If this primary goal cannot be accomplished, the goal of cancer treatment shifts to palliation, the amelioration of symptoms, and preservation of quality of life while striving to extend life. The dictum primum non nocere is not the guiding principle of cancer therapy. When cure of cancer is possible, cancer treatments may be undertaken despite the certainty of severe and perhaps life-threatening toxicities.
Principles of Chemotherapy Medical oncology is the subspecialty of internal medicine that cares for and designs treatment approaches to patients with cancer, in conjunction with surgical and radiation oncologists. The core skills of the medical oncologist include the use of drugs that may have a beneficial effect on the natural history of the patient's illness or favorably influence the patient's quality of life. In general, the curability of a tumor is inversely related to tumor volume and directly related to drug dose.