Environmental engineering

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  • Wastewater Treatment Plant Safety

    hydrogen sulfide. Effluents of wastewater can become a source of nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. Wastewater contains nitrogen and phosphorus from human waste, food, soaps and detergents. Some wastewater treatment plant are unable to remove more nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater, so it will cause pollution when the treated wastewater returned back to the environment. In conclusion, wastewater treatment is essential for living things. Wastewater must be treated before it discharge back to the environment. Although this wastewater treatment plant is very important but it does pose some safety and health issues to the workers and environmental issues to the environment. The wastewater treatment plant workers are exposed to many hazardous, thus the health and safety of them should be care intensively and properly by using administrative control, engineering control and personal protective equipment. The personal hygiene also an important parameter to ensure the workers have the low possibility to get infection.…

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  • Algae Biofuel

    What if there was an up and coming innovation that could save the world? Would you support it? Well there is such a thing. It has been around for a few years, but only now does it have the potential to do good on a worldwide scale. This innovation is called algae biofuel. Algae biofuel is a fuel just like gasoline or diesel, but instead of being mined from the ground causing irreparable damage, it is grown in a pond and actually has positive side effects on the environment. Algae Biomass…

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  • Philadelphia Sewage System Essay

    gets taken by the storm water into our sewers and streams. If the city officials were to work on cleaning up and take care of these areas more it not only will help to clean our streets but our water as well. Also, cleaner neighborhoods lead to happier people, less drugs and more kids graduating from schools. Educating more people and creating events in neighborhoods such as these could help inform people how important it is that we stop the pollution and work on not taking what we have for…

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  • Personal Statement: A Career As An Environmental Engineer

    “We do not own the earth; we borrow it from our children.” I believe this Cherokee saying that I received from an interview with the University of Tennessee 's Dr. Gregory D. Moore truly stands for what an environmental engineer is, yet it does not completely sum up what exactly one is. An environmental engineer is a paid and educated worker for the world who works full-time in multiple environments in order to receive the benefits of protecting the planet for others (Bureau of Labor…

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  • Who We Can Do Summary

    Main Article Summary Agricultural and biological engineering are a very misunderstood concept. People around the world refuse to take the time to slow down and decipher just how important agricultural and biological engineering is to the progressing world. Many individuals do not take into consideration what the true meaning of agricultural and biological engineering is. Typically, it is confused with biomedical engineering, which is the tissue and prosthetic side. Many think that biological…

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  • Importance Of Business Essentials

    as an FEA and stress analysis responsible for design and engineering of the de-oiling units, but soon I got promoted to a senior mechanical engineer that became involved in different aspects of project execution, such as clients relationship, fabrication supervision, quality control, R&D and commissioning/start up support. In the last two years, due to the financial turmoil in the oil and gas market, I have been involved in budgeting and costing of our product lines, with the aim of optimizing…

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  • My Value In Setting Goals

    The value in setting goals is finding the courage and commitment to achieve them. I have dedicated countless hours to my challenging coursework in hopes of achieving my goal of earning a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering. Hundreds of other hours have been put into church and clubs that I hope I will continue to participate in. Especially, since those programs helped me grow as a person while helping others. I push myself to work to my best in hopes that; ultimately, I will find a satisfying and…

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  • STEM Woman

    representation is clearly evident in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. As a STEM woman, this confounded me. What factors contributed to the lack of strong female presence-- a phenomenon which I considered an anomaly. Were there any recognized biological differences which made men more capable of achieving success in STEM fields than women? “In 1990, Janet Shibley Hyde, PhD, a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin, and colleagues published a groundbreaking…

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  • Structural Engineering Personal Statement

    In the times when Construction giants are burgeoning worldwide, I chose Structural Engineering for a simple reason - It is what I have always desired to do. Being born in a family related to construction business since last 20 years in SURAT, I always had exposure to it and it insinuated interest in me. Accompanying my dad on his site visit during my childhood vacations fascinated me. Hence my future field was pretty much decided since childhood with an aim of joining my dad’s business.…

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  • Gender Gap In Engineering Essay

    Gender Gap in Engineering Engineering has always been considered an exceptional major throughout the history. It combines various human characteristics and brings out their scientific and leadership skills. It is one of the few majors that are known for their intellectual challenges and tough problem solving situations. However, with all the scientific and technological advancements in the field of engineering, the controversy of whether or not females can work in this field and handle all its…

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