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Water chemistry [electronic resource] : an introduction to the chemistry of natural and engineered aquatic systems / by Patrick L. Brezonik and William A. Arnold.

Author/Creator:
Brezonik, Patrick L.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (809 p.)
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Subjects:
Water chemistry.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Water Chemistry provides students with the tools necessary to understand the processes that control the chemical species present in waters of both natural and engineered systems. After providing basic information about water itself and the chemical composition of water in environmental systems, the text covers the necessary theory (thermodynamics, activity, and kinetics) and background material to solve problems. It emphasizes that both equilibrium and kinetic processes are important in aquatic systems. The book does not merely focus on inorganic constituents, but also on the fate and reaction
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Symbols and Acronyms; Symbols; Acronyms; Units and Constants; Units for physical quantities; Important constants; Conversion Factors; Energy-related quantities; Pressure; Some useful relationships; Part I: Prologue; 1 Introductory Matters; 2 Inorganic Chemical Composition of Natural Waters: Elements of Aqueous Geochemistry; Part II: Theory, Fundamentals, and Important Tools; 3 The Thermodynamic Basis for Equilibrium Chemistry; 4 Activity-Concentration Relationships; 5 Fundamentals of Chemical Kinetics
6 Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry for Environmental Systems7 Solving Ionic Equilibria Problems; Part III: Inorganic Chemical Equilibria and Kinetics; 8 Acid-Base Systems; 9 Complexation Reactions and Metal Ion Speciation; 10 Solubility: Reactions of Solid Phases with Water; 11 Redox Equilibria and Kinetics; Part IV: Chemistry of Natural Waters and Engineered Systems; 12 Dissolved Oxygen; 13 Chemistry of Chlorine and Other Oxidants/Disinfectants in Water Treatment; 14 An Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Sorption; 15 Aqueous Geochemistry II: The Minor Elements: Fe, Mn, Al, Si
Minerals and Weathering16 Nutrient Cycles and the Chemistry of Nitrogen and Phosphorus; 17 Fundamentals of Photochemistry and Some Applications in Aquatic Systems; 18 Natural Organic Matter and Aquatic Humic Matter; 19 Chemistry of Organic Contaminants; Appendix: Free Energies and Enthalpies of Formation of Common Chemical Species in Water; Subject Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Arnold, William A.
ISBN:
1-283-34897-7
9786613348975
0-19-981354-X
OCLC:
761693574