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Theodore, Louis

Works: 119 works in 641 publications in 3 languages and 16,518 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Louis Theodore
Heat transfer applications for the practicing engineer by Louis Theodore( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book serves as a training tool for individuals in industry and academia involved with heat transfer applications. Although the literature is inundated with texts emphasizing theory and theoretical derivations, the goal of this book is to present the subject of heat transfer from a strictly pragmatic point of view. The book is divided into four Parts: Introduction, Principles, Equipment Design Procedures and Applications, and ABET-related Topics. The first Part provides a series of chapters concerned with introductory topics that are required when solving most engineering problems, including those in heat transfer. The second Part of the book is concerned with heat transfer principles. Topics that receive treatment include Steady-state Heat Conduction, Unsteady-state Heat Conduction, Forced Convection, Free Convection, Radiation, Boiling and Condensation, and Cryogenics. Part three (considered the heart of the book) addresses heat transfer equipment design procedures and applications. In addition to providing a detailed treatment of the various types of heat exchangers, this part also examines the impact of entropy calculations on exchanger design, and operation, maintenance and inspection (OM & I), plus refractory and insulation effects. The concluding Part of the text examines ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) related topics of concern, including economies and finance, numerical methods, open-ended problems, ethics, environmental management, and safety and accident management"--Provided by publisher
Air pollution control equipment calculations by Louis Theodore( )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book's problem-and-solution approach enables readers to quickly grasp the fundamentals of air pollution control equipment and essential applications. Moreover, the author sets forth solid principles for the design and selection of air pollution control equipment as well as for its efficient operation and maintenance. Readers gain a deep understanding of both the equipment itself and the many factors affecting performance." "Each chapter offers a short introduction to the control device discussed. Next, progressively more difficult problems with accompanying solutions enable readers to build their knowledge as they advance through the chapter. Problems reflect the most recent developments in pollution control and include a variety of performance equations and operation and maintenance calculations. Each problem includes a statement of the problem, the data used to solve the problem, and a detailed solution." "This publication serves both as a textbook for engineering students and as a reference for engineers and technicians who need to ensure that air pollution control equipment operates efficiently and enables their facility to meet all air pollution control standards and regulations."--Jacket
Handbook of environmental management and technology by Gwendolyn Burke( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unlike the majority of handbooks in the field, Handbook of Environmental Management and Technology is comprehensive in scope. Taking a uniquely historical perspective, it touches on virtually all the major pollution problems and their solutions. Divided into six parts, Part I offers an overview of the field as seen from a global perspective, dealing with topics such as the sources of pollution, the international effects of pollution, various regulatory approaches and more. Parts II and III are devoted to air and water pollution, respectively, and provide detailed coverage of basic dispersion and control issues as well as more specific topics such as acid rain, the greenhouse effect, and wastewater treatment. Part IV discusses general solid waste management issues, including municipal, medical and hazardous waste control, and then narrows its focus to examine a number of individual hazardous pollutants, including asbestos, oils and metals, underground storage tanks, and more. In Part V the authors address a host of miscellaneous issues including noise pollution, domestic and architectural considerations, comparative prevention approaches, and energy conservation. Part VI is devoted to daily management issues such as worker training and safety, crisis management, the monitoring of background contaminant levels, risk assessment and communication, and more." "Handbook of Environmental Management and Technology is a timely, comprehensive reference that belongs on the shelves of plant engineers and managers, industrial hygienists, and health and safety officers. It is also an invaluable resource for lawyers, reporters and other news media personnel, and regulatory officials who monitor pollution."--Jacket
Mass transfer operations for the practicing engineer by Louis Theodore( )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part of the Essential Engineering Calculations Series, this book presents step-by-step solutions of the basic principles of mass transfer operations, including sample problems and solutions and their applications, such as distillation, absorption, and stripping. Presenting the subject from a strictly pragmatic point of view, providing both the principles of mass transfer operations and their applications, with clear instructions on how to carry out the basic calculations needed, the book also covers topics useful for readers taking their professional exams"--. "The book is divided into three parts: Introduction, Applications, and Other Topics. The first part provides a series of chapters concerned with principles that are required when solving most engineering problems, including those in mass transfer operations. The second part deals exclusively with specific mass transfer operations, e.g., distillation, absorption and stripping, adsorption, etc. The last part provides an overview of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) related topics as they apply to mass transfer operations, plus novel mass transfer processes."
Chemical reactor analysis and applications for the practicing engineer by Louis Theodore( )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This books format follows an applications-oriented text and serves as a training tool for individuals in education and industry involved directly, or indirectly, with chemical reactors. It addresses both technical and calculational problems in this field. While this text can be complimented with texts on chemical kinetics and/or reactor design, it also stands alone as a self-teaching aid. The first part serves as an introduction to the subject title and contains chapters dealing with history, process variables, basic operations, kinetic principles, and conversion variables. The second part of the book addresses traditional reactor analysis; chapter topics include batch, CSTRs, tubular flow reactors, plus a comparison of these classes of reactors. Part 3 keys on reactor applications that include non-ideal reactors: thermal effects, interpretation of kinetic data, and reactor design. The book concludes with other reactor topics; chapter titles include catalysis, catalytic reactors, other reactions and reactors, and ABET-related topics. An extensive Appendix is also included"--
Handbook of chemical and environmental engineering calculations by Joseph P Reynolds( Book )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ideal for students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, the Handbook of Chemical and Environmental Engineering Calculations is also a comprehensive reference for all plant and environmental engineers, particularly those who work with air, drinking water, wastewater, hazardous materials, and solid waste."--Jacket
Nanotechnology : environmental implications and solutions by Louis Theodore( Book )

17 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanotechnology is revolutionizing the chemical, telecom, biotech, pharmaceutical, health care, aerospace, and computer industries, among others, and many exciting new nanotech applications are envisioned for the near future. While the rapid pace of innovation has been truly inspiring, much remains to be learned about the potential environmental and health risks posed by this nascent technology and its byproducts. So important is this issue that the ultimate success or failure of nanotechnology may well depend on how effectively science and industry address these concerns in the years ahead. Written by two accomplished environmental professionals, Nanotechnology: Environmental Implications and Solutions brings scientists, engineers, and policymakers up to speed on the current state of knowledge in this vitally important area. Professor Theodore and Dr. Kunz provide a concise review of nano-fundamentals and explore background issues surrounding nanotechnology and its environmental impact. They then follow up with in-depth discussions of: the control, monitoring, and reduction of nanotech byproducts and their impact on the air, water, and land; health risks associated with nanotechnology, and methods to assess and control them; nanotech hazard risk assessment-including emergency response planning and personnel training; multimedia approaches that are available for the analysis of the impact of nanotechnology in the chemical, manufacturing, and waste disposal industries; the future of nanotechnology and the "Industrial Revolution II"; the legal implications of nanotechnology; societal and ethical implications of nanotechnology-based materials and processing method
Nanotechnology : basic calculations for engineers and scientists by Louis Theodore( Book )

15 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is not a secret that the teaching of a nanotechnology course will soon be required in most engineering and science curricula. It is algo generally accepted as one of the key state-of-the-art courses in applied science. The need to develop an understand- ing of this general subject matter for the practicing engineer and scientist of the future cannot be questioned. One of the problems with nanotechnology is that its range of subject matter is so broad that nearly every engineering and science discipline falls under the nano umbrella; in effect, it is interdisciplinary. Adding to the confusion is that no clear-cut definition of nanotechnology has emerged since its infancy nearly a half century ago. The reader will soon note that the author has not laid claim to an end-all definition, but rather refers to nanotechnology simply as nanotechnology. This project was a unique undertaking. Rather than prepare a textbook on nano- technology, the author considered writing a problem-oriented book because of the dynamic nature of this emerging field. Ultimately, it was decided to prepare an over- view of this subject through illustrative examples rather than to provide a compre- hensive treatise. One of the key features of this book is that it could serve both academia (students) and industry. Thus, it offers material not only to individuaIs with limited technical background, but also to those with extensive industrial experience. As such, it can be used as a text in either a general engineering or science course and (perhaps primarily) as a training tool for industry. As is usually the case in preparing a manuscript, the question of what to include and what to omit has been particularly difficult. However, the problems and solutions in this work attempt to address principIes and basic calculations common to nanotechnology. This basic calculations workbook is an outgrowth of the 2005 John Wiley & Sons book "Nanotechnology: Environmental Implications and Solutions". The desirability of publishing a workbook that focuses almost exclusively on nanotechnology calculations was obvious following the completion of that book. This book contains nearly 300 problems related to a variety of topics of relevance to the nanotechnology field. These problems are organized into the following four Parts or Categories
Open-ended problems : a future chemical engineering education approach by J. Patrick Abulencia( )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a unique book with nearly 1000 problems and 50 case studies on open-ended problems in every key topic in chemical engineering that helps to better prepare chemical engineers for the future. The term "open-ended problem" basically describes an approach to the solution of a problem and/or situation for which there is not a unique solution. The Introduction to the general subject of open-ended problems is followed by 22 chapters, each of which addresses a traditional chemical engineering or chemical engineering-related topic. Each of these chapters contain a brief overview of the subj
Environmental regulatory calculations handbook by Leo Stander( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After an overview of the history of environmental regulation and the current regulatory framework, this book gets down to the actual calculations. It provides more than 300 stand-alone examples that show readers how to perform calculations on pollutant emissions; features examples addressing key regulatory issues, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Superfund, Substances Control Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, and Pollution Prevention Act; and consolidates information into one accessible reference."--BOOK JACKET
Regulatory chemicals handbook by Jennifer Spero( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Regulatory Chemicals Handbook provides a wealth of data on hazardous air pollutants (HAPs), priority water pollutants (PWPs), and chemicals listed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)." "Comprehensive in scope and content, the Regulatory Chemicals Handbook is a desktop reference for all chemical, civil, environmental, pollution control, occupational health and safety engineers; health and safety officers in government and industry; industrial hygienists and toxicologists; environmental regulators; and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines."--Jacket
Major environmental issues facing the 21st century by Mary K Theodore( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to hazardous waste incineration by Louis Theodore( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Air pollution control equipment : selection, design, operation, and maintenance by Louis Theodore( Book )

29 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thermodynamics for the practicing engineer by Louis Theodore( )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to thermodynamics principles and their real-world applications. The book includes detailed examples to show how all the principles, procedures and equations are put into practice. Additional practice problems enable readers to solve problems similar to the ones they will encounter on the job
Fluid flow for the practicing chemical engineer by J. Patrick Abulencia( )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaining the fundamentals of fluid flow, this text places the concept in the context of other transport phenomena such as mass transfer and heat transfer, while covering the basics such as elementary flow mechanics and the law of conservation
Handbook of air pollution control engineering and technology by John C Mycock( Book )

14 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Environmental management : problems and solutions by Louis Theodore( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a growing need to support undergraduate educators in the development of environmental management educational materials. Recognizing this need, the National Science Foundation funded a College Faculty Workshop on Environmental Management, that was conducted at Utah State University in July and August 1996. The principle objectives of the seminar were (1) to provide a meaningful course which would generate new ideas and innovative educational approaches in the emerging field of environmental management, and (2) to develop an applications-oriented problem workbook which would support undergraduate faculty involvement in the production of course materials. The result of this effort is Environmental Management: Problems and Solutions, an informative text on the essentials of environmental management. More than 200 structured problems presented in the book are meant to elicit a sound understanding of the basics of environmental monitoring, assessment and control. Detailed solutions to each problem, provided with each chapter, will prove useful to both the student and the instructor. This innovative text is a valuable resource for anyone involved in training of engineers and scientists in the field of environmental engineering."--Provided by publisher
Perspectives on energy and the environment by Louis Theodore( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probability and statistics applications for environmental science by Stacey J Shaefer( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple, clear, and to the point, Probability and Statistics Applications for Environmental Science delineates the fundamentals of statistics, imparting a basic understanding of the theory and mechanics of the calculations. User-friendliness, uncomplicated explanations, and coverage of example applications in the environmental field set this book apart from other textbooks on the same subject. Striking a balance between theory and applied mathematics, the material is divided into three parts. Part I sets the stage with coverage of principles and fundamentals, such as set notation, probability di
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Air pollution control equipment calculations
Air pollution control equipment calculationsHandbook of environmental management and technologyMass transfer operations for the practicing engineerHandbook of chemical and environmental engineering calculationsNanotechnology : environmental implications and solutionsNanotechnology : basic calculations for engineers and scientistsEnvironmental regulatory calculations handbookRegulatory chemicals handbook
Alternative Names
Theodore, L.

Theodore, Lou.

English (295)

German (2)

Spanish (1)