Indoor Environment: Airborne Particles and Settled Dust / Edition 1

Indoor Environment: Airborne Particles and Settled Dust / Edition 1

by Lidia Morawska
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527305254

ISBN-13: 9783527305254

Pub. Date: 12/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Covering the fundamentals of air-borne particles and settled dust in the indoor environment, this handy reference investigates:

• relevant definitions and terminology,

• characteristics,

• sources,

• sampling techniques and instrumentation,

• exposure assessment,

• monitoring methods.
The result is a useful and

Overview

Covering the fundamentals of air-borne particles and settled dust in the indoor environment, this handy reference investigates:

• relevant definitions and terminology,

• characteristics,

• sources,

• sampling techniques and instrumentation,

• exposure assessment,

• monitoring methods.
The result is a useful and comprehensive overview for chemists, physicists and biologists, postgraduate students, medical practitioners, occupational health professionals, building owners and managers, building, construction and air-conditioning engineers, architects, environmental lawyers, government and regulatory professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527305254
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Pages:
467
Product dimensions:
6.91(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

List of Contributors

List of Symbols and Abbreviations.

PART 1. FUNDAMENTALS.

Fundamentals of Indoor Particles and Settled Dust (L. Morawska & T. Salthammer).

PART 2. SAMPLING AND MEASUREMENT.

Introduction to Sampling and Measurement Techniques (L. Morawska & T. Salthammer).

Measurement of Airborne Particles (A. Schmidt-Ott & Z. Ristovski).

Sampling of Surface Dust in Buildings (T. Schneider).

Analysis of Chemical and Biological Properties (K. BéruBém, et al.).

PART 3. APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES.

Organic Compounds Adsorbed on Particles and Settled House Dust (G. Ayoko & E. Uhde).

Indoor Chemistry as a Source of Particles (C. Weschler). 

Particle Concentration Levels and Size Distribution Characteristics in Residential and Non-Industrial Workplace Environments (L. Morawska & C. He).

Asbestos and Mineral Fibers (D. Bake).

Environmental Tobacco Smoke Particles (W. Nazaroff & N. Klepeis).

The Effect of Filtration in Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Systems (D. Ensor, et al.). 

Motor vehicle Emissions as a Source of Indoor Particles (L. Morawska).

Modeling of Indoor Particle Concentration (M. Jamriska).

The Phenomenon of "Black Magic Dust" in Housing Units (M. Wensing, et al.).

PART 4. EXPOSURE AND RISK ASSESSMENT.

Assessment of Exposure to Airborne Particles (M. Singh & C. Sioutas).

Health Effects of Airborne Dust and Particulate Matter Indoors: A Review of Three Climate Chambers Studies (L. Mølhave).

Reference Values of Environmental Pollutants in House Dust (W. Butte).

Subject Index.

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