This book presents a comprehensive text for undergraduate students of engineering for their core course in Environmental Science and Engineering and for elective courses in Environmental Pollution, Environmental Health and Environmental Engineering. It introduces the reader to different areas of ecology, environmental science and engineering. Furthermore, the concept of social issues and the environment have also been discussed. It covers a wide range of topics such as energy, global environmental problems, solid waste management, air pollutants and their effects, water pollution and their effects, soil pollution and noise pollution.
S V S Rana :- S.V.S. Rana is Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut. He established the Department of Environmental Science at this university in 1996. Presently, he is looking after this Department also as its Coordinator. He established a Master’s programme in Toxicology at C.C.S. University, Meerut in 2004. He has more than 35 years of university teaching and research experience. Prof. Rana has written six textbooks on ecology and environment for University students. He specializes in environmental toxicology and has published more than 150 research papers in reputed journals. He has successfully supervised thirty doctoral projects. He is the recipient of highly prestigious JSPS fellowship, awarded twice i.e. in 1989 and 1995 to him. He has served as visiting scientist in several countries including USA, Germany, Japan, Hungary and South Korea. He is on the editorial board of several international journals.