Sanitary Engineering


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sanitary engineering

[′san·ə‚ter·ē ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A field of civil engineering concerned with works and projects for the protection and promotion of public health.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sanitary Engineering

 

the general name applied to several branches of engineering that provide for the organization of public health services and amenities for the everyday life, work, and recreation of the population in their homes, in the public and industrial buildings of cities and villages, and in industrial enterprises. In a narrower sense, sanitary engineering includes the technical facilities of the following systems: water supply, sewerage, sewage treatment, heating, heat supply, gas supply, air cleaning, ventilation, air conditioning, and sanitation in populated areas. One of the most important tasks of sanitary engineering is to improve and protect bodies of water and air basins. The development and perfection of sanitary engineering contributes significantly to increasing the level of public service planning for populated areas.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

sanitary engineering

The application of engineering to the control of environmental conditions related to public health, such as water supply, sewage, and industrial waste.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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