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Lecture1 - Lecture #1 - Introduction Rutgers University...

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Lecture #1 - Introduction Rutgers University Department of Environmental Science • First in the world due to filter (Psychoda) fly problem at Plainfield sewage treatment plant • City approached Agricultural College in NJ (now SEBS) for help from the State Entomologist (Prof. Thomas J. Headlee) • Prof. Thomas J. Headlee decides it is an interdisciplinary problem - need a team of biologist, microbiologist, chemist and engineer • NJ State Legislature creates Sewage Substation of the Agricultural Experiment Station, later called Department of Sanitation, becomes Department of Environmental Science How much of a component is there within a mixture • Volume per Volume - mL/m^3, ppm, % - air Metric System • Basic Units • m = __________ • L = __________ • g = __________ • Pre-fixes • M = __________ • k = __________ • c = __________ • m = __________ = __________ • Simple Conversions
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