Health And Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields / Edition 1

Health And Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields / Edition 1

by William Bennett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300057636

ISBN-13: 9780300057638

Pub. Date: 06/16/1905

Publisher: Yale University Press

Recent articles in the press have explored a possible link between cancer and such familiar sources of electromagnetic fields as power-distribution lines or electronic appliances. In this book a distinguished physicist evaluates the properties of low-frequency electromagnetic fields and their interactions with the human body and concludes that the health risks from…  See more details below

Overview

Recent articles in the press have explored a possible link between cancer and such familiar sources of electromagnetic fields as power-distribution lines or electronic appliances. In this book a distinguished physicist evaluates the properties of low-frequency electromagnetic fields and their interactions with the human body and concludes that the health risks from these interactions have been vastly overstated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300057638
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
06/16/1905
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1The Nature of Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Fields17
2Sources of Low-Frequency Fields32
3Natural Sources of Exposure94
4The Coupling of Electromagnetic Fields to the Body101
5Natural Sources of Noise118
6Observed Interactions with Electromagnetic Fields126
7Questions for Future Research148
Notes157
Glossary163
Bibliography173
Index183

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