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Aerosol Science and Technology / Edition 1
     

Aerosol Science and Technology / Edition 1

by Parker C. Reist
 

ISBN-10: 0070518823

ISBN-13: 9780070518827

Pub. Date: 09/01/1992

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Featuring the latest research findings and applications,this expert guide covers the fundamentals and advanced principles of aerosol technology,and provides useful problem-solving techniques in air pollution,public health,and industrial hygiene. This second edition is completely revised and expanded and features new chapters on: explosive dusts; biological

Overview

Featuring the latest research findings and applications,this expert guide covers the fundamentals and advanced principles of aerosol technology,and provides useful problem-solving techniques in air pollution,public health,and industrial hygiene. This second edition is completely revised and expanded and features new chapters on: explosive dusts; biological aerosols; fibers as aerosols; the design and operation of aerosol clean rooms; pharmaceutical aerosols; and atmospheric aerosols. New figures,tables,and illustrations,plus numerous case studies from industry and manufacturing environments are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070518827
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
0.80(w) x 6.20(h) x 9.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction and Definitions.
Particle Size Distribution.
Fluid Properties.
Macroscopic Fluid Properties.
Viscous Motion, Stokes Law.
Particle Kinetics - Settling, Acceleration, Deceleration.
Particle Kinetics--Impaction, Centrifugation, Respirable Sampling, Isokinetic Sampling.
Brownian Motion and Simple Diffusion.
Particle Diffusion.
Aerosol Charging Mechanisms.
Electrostatic Controlled Aerosol Kinetics.
Condensation and Evaporation Phenomena in Aerosols.
Evaporation and Growth.
Optical Properties - Extinction.
Optical Properties - Angular Scattering.
Coagulation of Particles.
Explosive Dusts.
Biological Aerosols.
Fibers as Aerosols.
Aerosol Clean Rooms - Design and Operation.
Pharmaceutical Aerosols.
Atomospheric Aerosols; References.
Appendices: A: Corrected Sedimentation Velocities - Unit Density Spheres B: Stokes Law.
C: Error Function D: Electrical Units.
E: Adiabatic Expansion.
F: Psychrometric Chart.
G: Bessel Functions Order 1.

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