Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort and performance / Edition 2

Human Thermal Environments: The Effects of Hot, Moderate and Cold Environments on Human Health, Comfort and performance / Edition 2

by Ken Parsons, K. C. Parsons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415237939

ISBN-13: 9780415237932

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work covers hot, moderate and cold environments, and defines these in terms of six basic parameters: air temperature; radiate temperature; humidity; air velocity; clothing worn; and the person's activity.

Overview

This work covers hot, moderate and cold environments, and defines these in terms of six basic parameters: air temperature; radiate temperature; humidity; air velocity; clothing worn; and the person's activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415237932
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Notation. Human Thermal Environments. Human Thermal Physiology and Thermoregulation. Psychological Responses. Dehydration and Water Requirements. Measurement Methods and Assessment Techniques. Metabolic Heat Production. The Thermal Properties of Clothing. Thermal Comfort. Thermal Comfort for Special Populations, Special Environments and Adaptive Modeling. Heat Stress. Cold Stress. Interference with Activity Performance and Productivity. Human Skin Contact with Hot, Moderate and Cold Surfaces. International Standards. Thermal Models and Computer Aided Design. Appendix1. Fundamentals of Heat Transfer. Appendix 2. Psychometrics. References. Index.

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