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Environmental Engineering

A Chemical Engineering Discipline

  • G. Lindner
  • K. Nyberg
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. General

  3. Air Pollution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. E. A. B. Birse
      Pages 55-60
    3. Sven G. Terjesen
      Pages 67-79
    4. M. H. Tikkanen, S. Ylãsaari
      Pages 95-101
  4. Air Pollution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. M. A. Saleh, M. S. Fayed, M. A. El-Rifai
      Pages 105-112
    3. Martin Furevik
      Pages 121-127

About this book

Introduction

Chemistry and its products today play an important role in almost all industrial ac­ tivities. Chemistry has captured our homes. We are supplied with new articles in an ever-increasing stream. New uses are being discovered. Old products disappear. Continuing and fast expansion is expected for the chemical industry in its proper sense. The reason for this is, of course, that chemistry has created products which meet requirements that we consider urgent or which in different ways make work easier, and make us more efficient, thereby increasing our standard of living in a wide sense: in terms of money, more spare time, social security, better education and better public health services. But a high standard of living also implies a good living environment. A lot of what has been done in praiseworthy aspiration of a better means of support and an im­ proved standard of living has involved a wasting of non-renewable natural resources. The products themselves or their waste products may pose a threat to the objectives we are trying to attain.

Keywords

Motel biochemistry chemical engineering chemistry climate corrosion environment environmental engineering flow analysis pollution pollution control process engineering water

Editors and affiliations

  • G. Lindner
    • 1
  • K. Nyberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Institute of Swedish National DefenceSundbybergSweden
  2. 2.The Swedish Engineers’ PressStockholmSweden

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