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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

Fundamentals of Indoor Particles and Settled Dust
SAMPLING AND MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
Introduction to Sampling and Measurement Techniques
Measurement of Airborne Particles
Sampling of Surface Dust in Buildings
Analysis of Chemical and Biological Properties
APPLICATIONS AND CASE STUDIES
Organic and Inorganic Compounds Adsorbed on Particles and Settled House Dust
Indoor Chemistry as a Source of Particles
Particle Concentration Levels and Size Distribution Characteristics in the Residential and non-Industrial Workplace Environments
Asbestos and Mineral Fibers
Environmental Tobacco Smoke Particles
The Effect of Filtration, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
Motor vehicle Emissions as a Source of Indoor Particles
Modeling of Indoor Particle Concentration
The Phenomenon of "Black Magic Dust" in Housing Units
EXPOSURE AND RISK ASSESSMENT
Assessment of Exposure to Airborne Particles
Health Effects and SBS Due to Dust and Particle Exposure in climate chambers
Reference Values of Environmental Pollutants in House Dust

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