Title      : Environmental Science and Engineering
Subject      : Mechanical Engineering
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Author      : Yugananth P and Kumaravelan R
Publisher      : Scitech Publications (India) Pvt Ltd
Chapters/Pages      : 6/437
Total Price      : Rs.      : 209
 
 
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Each and every organism has its own environment. An organism is totally independent of its environment. The characteristics of each environment depends on various human activities. The human wants to rule the environment, and nature out he could not. whenever he creates problems to the environment, he himself develops uncertainty for his life and his future generations. Hence, understanding the en ......
Pages: 20
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Chapter 1 * Environment, Ecosystem and Biodiversity Total views (0)  
Definition, scope and importance of environment – need for public awareness - concept of an ecosystem – structure and function of an ecosystem – producers, consumers and decomposers – energy flow in the ecosystem – ecological succession – food chains, food webs and ecological pyramids – Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and function of the (a) forest ecosystem ( ......
Pages: 111
Price: Rs 55.5   
 
Chapter 2 * Environmental Pollution Total views (0)  
Definition – causes, effects and control measures of: (a) Air pollution (b) Water pollution (c) Soil pollution (d) Marine pollution (e) Noise pollution (f) Thermal pollution (g) Nuclear hazards – solid waste management: causes, effects and control measures of municipal solid wastes – role of an individual in prevention of pollution – pollution case studies – disaster management: floods, ......
Pages: 98
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Chapter 3 * Natural Resources Total views (0)  
Forest resources: Use and over-exploitation, deforestation, case studies- timber extraction, mining, dams and their effects on forests and tribal people – Water resources: Use and over- utilization of surface and ground water, floods, drought, conflicts over water, dams-benefits and problems – Mineral resources: Use and exploitation, environmental effects of extracting and using mineral resour ......
Pages: 64
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Chapter 4 * Social Issues and the Environment Total views (0)  
From unsustainable to sustainable development – urban problems related to energy – water conservation, rain water harvesting, watershed management – resettlement and rehabilitation of people; its problems and concerns, case studies – role of non-governmental organization- environmental ethics: Issues and possible solutions – climate change, global warming, acid rain, ozone layer depletio ......
Pages: 98
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Chapter 5 * Human Population and the Environment Total views (0)  
Population growth, variation among nations – population explosion – family welfare programme – environment and human health – human rights – value education – HIV / AIDS – women and child welfare – role of information technology in environment and human health – Case studies.
Pages: 46
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