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Pollution and the Atmosphere: Designs for Reduced Emissions

Marco Ragazzi (University of Trento, Italy)



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Apple Academic Press Inc.
11 January 2017
Environmental factors; Pollution & threats to the environment; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology; Pollution control
This title includes a number of Open Access chapters.

This new compendium volume examines the significant impact of air quality on human health. Assessing air pollution in complex morphologies has become an important issue in order to implement mitigation measures and limit emissions from the most relevant sources, such as waste incineration, traffic emissions, emissions from fuel and electricity production, and household emissions. These pollutants result in adverse health effects, material damage, damage to ecosystems, and global climate change. The book looks at these issues and is divided into several sections, covering air pollution and where we came from and where we're headed waste incineration and its impact on air quality air pollution vehicle and transportation emissions emissions from fuel and electricity production The chapters in Pollution and the Atmosphere: Designs for Reduced Emissions contain recent research looking at the two major components of air pollution: air pollution control and air-quality engineering. Air pollution control focuses on the fundamentals of air pollutant formation in process technologies and the identification of options for mitigating or preventing air pollutant emissions. Air quality engineering deals with large-scale, multi-source control strategies, with focus on the physics and chemistry of pollutant interactions in the atmosphere.
Edited by:   Marco Ragazzi (University of Trento Italy)
Imprint:   Apple Academic Press Inc.
Country of Publication:   Canada
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   726g
ISBN:   9781771885133
ISBN 10:   1771885130
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   11 January 2017
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Further / Higher Education ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Emissions, Air Concentrations and Atmospheric Depositions of Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, and Nickel in Italy in the Last Two Decades: A Review of Recent Trends in Relation to Policy Strategies Adopted Locally, Regionally, and Globally M. Strincone, A. Fino, G. Cattani, M. Catrambone, and N. Pirrone Role of Feedstock Transport in the Balance of Primary PM Emissions in Two Case-Studies: RMSW Incineration vs. Sintering Plant Simona Ciuta, Marco Schiavon, Alessandro Chiste, Marco Ragazzi, Elena Cristina Rada, Marco Tubino, Adrian Badea, and Tiberiu Apostol A Critical Analysis of Emissions and Atmospheric Dispersion of Pollutants from Plants for the Treatment of Residual Municipal Solid Waste Gabriela Ionescu, Dino Zardi, Werner Tirler, Elena Cristina Rada, and Marco Ragazzi Performance of a Diesel Engine with Blends of Biodiesel (from a Mixture of Oils) and High-Speed Diesel Hifjur Raheman, Prakash C. Jena, and Snehal S. Jadav Comparative Analysis of Exhaust Gases from MF285 and U650 Tractors Under Field Conditions Gholami Rashid, Rabbani Hekmat, Lorestani Ali Nejat, Javadikia Payam, and Jaliliantabar Farzad Respiratory Quotient (Rq), Exhaust Gas Analyses, CO2 Emission and Applications in Automobile Engineering Kalyan Annamalai Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Electricity Generation: A Comparative Analysis of Australian Energy Sources Paul E. Hardisty, Tom S. Clark, and Robert G. Hynes Effects of Energy Production and Consumption on Air Pollution and Global Warming Nnenesi Kgabi, Charles Grant, Johann Antoine Venting and Leaking of Methane from Shale Gas Development: Response to Cathles et al Robert W. Howarth, Renee Santoro, and Anthony Ingraffea Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Inventory Analysis of Household Waste Management and Food Waste Reduction Activities in Kyoto, Japan Takeshi Matsuda, Junya Yano, Yasuhiro Hirai, and Shin-ichi Sakai Assessing Dangerous Climate Change : Required Reduction of Carbon Emissions to Protect Young People, Future Generations and Nature James Hansen, Pushker Kharecha, Makiko Sato, Valerie Masson-Delmotte, Frank Ackerman, David J. Beerling, Paul J. Hearty, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Shi-Ling Hsu, Camille Parmesan, Johan Rockstrom, Eelco J. Rohling, Jeffrey Sachs, Pete Smith, Konrad Steffen, Lise Van Susteren, Karina von Schuckmann, and James C. Zacho

Marco Ragazzi has a PhD in sanitary engineering from Milan Polytechnic, Italy. The author or co-author of more than 150 publications, he is currently a member of the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Trento, Italy. His research interests include solid waste and wastewater management, environmental engineering, and environmental impact risk assessment.

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