Aerosol Measurement: Principles, Techniques, and Applications / Edition 2

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Provides a solid grasp of measurement fundamentals as well as the most detailed treatment available of the latest aerosol measurement methods and applications.
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"Specialists provide a comprehensive reference on instrumentation and methods for measuring aerosol." (Book News, 1 August 2011)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471784920
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/5/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1160
  • Product dimensions: 6.97 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 2.25 (d)

Meet the Author

PRAMOD KULKARNI DSc, is a Physical Scientist, Senior Service Fellow, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Environmental Engineering and Science Program at the University of Cincinnati.

The late PAUL A. BARON PhD, was a Physical Scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

KLAUS WILLEKE PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati.

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Table of Contents

List of Principal Symbols
I Principles 1
1 Historical Aspects of Aerosol Measurements 3
2 Bridging Science and Application in Aerosol Measurement: Accessing Available Tools 31
3 Aerosol Fundamentals 45
4 Gas and Particle Motion 61
5 Physical and Chemical Changes in the Particulate Phase 83
6 Size Distribution Characteristics of Aerosols 99
7 An Approach to Performing Aerosol Measurements 117
II Techniques 141
8 Sampling and Transport of Aerosols 143
9 Filter Collection 197
10 Inertial, Gravitational, Centrifugal, and Thermal Collection Techniques 229
11 Chemical Analysis Methods for Atmospheric Aerosol Components 261
12 Analysis of Individual Collected Particles 295
13 Real-Time Single-Particle Analysis 365
14 Dynamic Mass and Surface Area Measurements 387
15 Optical Direct-Reading Techniques: Light Intensity Systems 419
16 Optical Direct-Reading Techniques: In Situ Sensing 455
17 Direct-Reading Techniques Using Particle Motion and Optical Detection 495
18 Electrical Techniques 537
19 Condensation Detection and Diffusion Size Separation Techniques 569
20 Electrodynamic Levitation of Particles 603
21 Instrument Calibration 627
22 Methods of Size Distribution Data Analysis and Presentation 667
III Applications 703
23 Nonspherical Particle Measurements: Shape Factors, Fractals, and Fibers 705
24 Biological Particle Sampling 751
25 Aerosol Measurement in the Workplace 779
26 Mine Aerosol Measurement 801
27 Ambient Air Sampling 821
28 Fugitive Dust Emissions 845
29 Indoor Aerosols and Exposure Assessment 859
30 Measurement of Aerosol from Aircraft 887
31 Measurement of High-Concentration and High-Temperature Aerosols 903
32 Manufacturing of Materials by Aerosol Processes 929
33 Aerosol Measurements in Cleanrooms 959
34 Radioactive Aerosols 979
35 Radon and Its Short-Lived Decay Product Aerosols 1011
36 Measurement of Pharmaceutical and Diagnostic Aerosols 1031
37 Inhalation Toxicology: Sampling Strategies Related to Control of Exposure Atmospheres 1053
App. A: Glossary of Terms 1065
App. B: Conversion Factors 1079
App. C: Commonly Used Constants 1081
App. D Some Properties of Air and Water 1083
App. E Major Dimensionless Numbers 1085
App. F Properties of Particles 1087
App. G Geometric Formulas 1089
App. H Bulk Densities of Some Common Aerosol Materials 1091
App. I Manufacturers and Suppliers 1093
Index 1111
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