Item description for Palladium Emissions in the Environment: Analytical Methods, Environmental Assessment and Health Effects by Fathi Zereini & Friedrich Alt...
To date the investigations of metal emissions from automotive catalysts has focussed mainlyon platinum. Since 1993, however, platinum has been increasingly replaced by palladium as the predominant substance in pollution-control catalysts. Now the release of palladium in automotive catalysts is becoming just a critical problem as that of platinum. The editors present the latest research results related to all aspects of palladium emissions in the environment, as well as an assessementof their effects on the environment andhealth. The book focuses on the following topics: analytical methods; sources of palladium emissions; occurrence, chemical behaviour and fate in the environment; bioavailability and biomonitoring; and health-risk potential.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.5" Width: 6.25" Height: 9.25" Weight: 2.7 lbs.
Release Date Dec 7, 2005
ISBN 3540292195 ISBN13 9783540292197