Indoor Air Pollution: Problems and Priorities

Indoor Air Pollution: Problems and Priorities

by G. B. Leslie, F. W. Lunau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521477948

ISBN-13: 9780521477949

Pub. Date: 07/28/2011

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Addressing the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, each chapter of this account of health risks covers exposure levels, sources of pollution, and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.  See more details below

Overview

Addressing the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, each chapter of this account of health risks covers exposure levels, sources of pollution, and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521477949
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Edition description:
1 PBK ED
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
1Introduction1
2The perception of indoor air quality9
3Legionella19
4Bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms29
5The oxides of nitrogen63
6Mineral fibres77
7Radon99
8Formaldehyde117
9Hazards from solvents, pesticides and PCBs131
10Vegetable dusts and lung disease161
11Danders, etc from domestic and laboratory animals183
12Environmental tobacco smoke193
13Industrial environments239
14Extremely low frequency electromagnetic radiation263
15Contributions from outdoor pollutants275
16Ventilation for control of airborne pollutants287
Index327

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