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By Alireza Bahadori

This complete dictionary covers wastewater procedures, pollutants keep an eye on, and each significant region of environmental engineering utilized in undefined. The alphabetically prepared entries disguise key words utilized in day-by-day communications and documentation in all learn and business actions. the different thousand key technical phrases are written in easy-to-understand, sensible language. the quantity is a perfect reference for college kids and practitioners.

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An appreciable reduction in corrosion by making a metal an anode and maintaining this highly polarized condition with very little current flow. Anodic Protection Anode Polarization Difference between the potential of an anode passing current and equilibrium potential (or steady-state potential) of the electrode having the same electrode reaction. Anodic Cleaning Electrolytic cleaning in which the work is the anode. Also called reverse-current cleaning. Anodic Coating A technique to reduce corrosion of a metal surface under some conditions, by passing sufficient anodic current to it to cause its electrode potential to enter and remain in the passive region.

Bank Capacity The calculated or actual volume or discharge rate of a soil conservation bank. For a graded bank the important design requirement is for the bank to safety carry the design peak discharge! and this represents the bank capacity. For an absorption bank the important design requirement is for the bank lo hold a certain volume of runoff without overtopping, and this represents the bank capacity. Banking System A scheme involving the construction of a series of soil conservation banks to control erosion over a large area.

Alluvial Fan An accretion of sediments in a flow line characterized by radial slope lines inclined away from a point, giving it a typical fan’ shape. Such deposits may build up to eventually block and divert flows. Alluvial Plain A large flat area of alluvium. Although it includes floodplains, the preferred use of the term is to describe former floodplains where there is no recent accumulation of sediment. Alluvial Soil A soil developed from recently deposited alluvium, normally characterised by little or no modification of the deposited material by soil-forming Letter A processes, particularly with respect to soil horizon development.

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