Immune Building Systems Technology / Edition 1

Immune Building Systems Technology / Edition 1

by Wladyslaw Kowalski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071402462

ISBN-13: 9780071402460

Pub. Date: 09/26/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

DESIGN AND BUILD AIR-CLEANING SYSTEMS TO DEFEND BUILDINGS AGAINST BIOWEAPONS

Here in one definitive volume is all the information engineers need to tackle the life-and-death task of designing systems used to control indoor air quality and understand the various biological pathogens.

In this first book to offer detailed coverage of both airborne pathogens and

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DESIGN AND BUILD AIR-CLEANING SYSTEMS TO DEFEND BUILDINGS AGAINST BIOWEAPONS

Here in one definitive volume is all the information engineers need to tackle the life-and-death task of designing systems used to control indoor air quality and understand the various biological pathogens.

In this first book to offer detailed coverage of both airborne pathogens and the mechanical systems used to control indoor air quality, the author provides a complete review of specific systems for use in

* Homes

* Schools

* Hospitals

* Offices

Along with expert advice on construction and maintenance, Immune Building Systems Technology offers invaluable guidance on retrofitting existing heating and ventilation systems and fully covers:

* Dilution and purging

* Filtration

* UVGI disinfection

If you’ve been looking for an expertly written, one-stop reference that fully addresses indoor disease control, bioweapons, and mold contamination, your search ends here.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071402460
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/26/2002
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Symbols
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Biological Weapon Agents23
Ch. 3Chemical Weapon Agents61
Ch. 4Dose and Epidemiology of CBW Agents73
Ch. 5Dispersion and Delivery Systems97
Ch. 6Buildings and Attack Scenarios113
Ch. 7Ventilation Systems151
Ch. 8Air-Cleaning and Disinfection Systems165
Ch. 9Simulation of Building Attack Scenarios211
Ch. 10Detection of CBW Agents249
Ch. 11Immune Building Control Systems269
Ch. 12Security and Emergency Procedures287
Ch. 13Decontamination and Remediation311
Ch. 14Alternative Technologies327
Ch. 15Economics and Optimization349
Ch. 16Mailrooms and CBW Agents367
Ch. 17Epilogue383
App. ADatabase of Biological Weapon Agents391
App. BDatabase of Pathogen Disease and Lethal Dose Curves439
App. CDatabase of Toxins and Dose Curves453
App. DDatabase of Chemical Weapon Agents469
App. EUVGI System Sizes and Kill Rates519
App. FSource Code for Direct UVGI Field Average Intensity525
Glossary531
References549
Index571

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