Dust : Sources, Environmental Concerns and Control

Dust : Sources, Environmental Concerns and Control


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ISBN-13: 9781619425477
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/30/2012
Series: Environmental Health - Physical, Chemical, and Biological Factors Series
Pages: 287
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Chemical Composition of Urban Dusts in Slovenia Robert Šajn Gorazd Zibret Jasminka Alijagic 1

Chapter 2 Distribution of Heavy Metals in Attic and Deposited Dust in the Vicinity of Copper Ore Processing and Ferronickel Smelter Plants in the Republic of Macedonia Trajce Stafilov Robert Šajn Biljana Balabanova Katerina Baceva 57

Chapter 3 Methods for the Characterisation and Control of Dust in Materials Handling Applications with a Specific Focus on Passive Dust Control in Transfer Chutes T. J. Donohue C. A. Wheeler A. W. Roberts X L. Chen A. Katterfeld 99

Chapter 4 Blowing Dust and Dust Storms in the Arabian Peninsula with Particular Reference to the Arabian Gulf M. P. de Villiers 143

Chapter 5 Sources of Dust: Their Control and Hazard in Kuwait Adeeba Al-Hurban 165

Chapter 6 Photochemical and Climate Implications of Airborne Dust Jonathan E. Thompson 197

Chapter 7 Dust Explosions: Protection of Silos by Venting Alberto Tascón Pedro J. Aguado 223

Chapter 8 Contamination of Dust Particles by Heavy Metals: The Role of Sources and Transportation Pathways Aurela Shtiza Artan Tashko 239

Chapter 9 Assessing the Quality of Urban Environment by the Elemental Concentrations of Foliage Dust E. Simon A. Vidic M. Braun I. Fábián B. Tóthmérész 253

Index 265

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