1st Edition

Handbook of Mathematics and Statistics for the Environment

ISBN 9780367868130
Published December 13, 2019 by CRC Press
860 Pages

USD $85.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

A thorough revision of the previous "Environmental Engineer’s Mathematics Handbook," this book offers readers an unusual approach to presenting environmental math concepts, emphasizing the relationship between the principles in natural processes and environmental processes. It integrates the fundamental math operations performed by environmental practitioners for air, water, wastewater, solid/hazardous wastes, biosolids, environmental economics, stormwater operations, and environmental health, safety, and welfare. New material includes quadratic equations, Quadratic equations, Boolean algebra, statistics review, fundamental fire science, basic electricity for environmental practitioners, and environmental health computations and solutions.

Table of Contents

FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTATIONS AND MODELING. Conversion Factors and SI Units 1.1 Introduction. Basic Math Operations. Environmental Modeling. Algorithms and Environmental Practice. FUNDAMENTAL SCIENCE AND STATISTICS REVIEW. Fundamental Chemistry. Statistics Review. MATH CONCEPTS: AIR POLLUTION CONTROL. Air Pollution Fundamentals. Gaseous Emission Control. Particulate Emission Control. Wet Scrubbers for Emission Control. MATH CONCEPTS: WATER QUALITY. Running Waters. Still Waters. Groundwater. Water Treatment Calculations. MATH CONCEPTS: WASTEWATER TREATMENT. Wastewater Calculations. ELECTRICAL COMPUTATIONS. Basic Electricity. Electrical Math Problems and Solutions. RENEWABLE ENERGY CALCULATIONS. Wind Energy Calculations. Hydropower Calculations. Bioenergy Calculations.

View More



Frank R. Spellman, PhD, is a retired assistant professor of environmental health at Old Dominion University, Norfolkm Viginia.