Indoor air quality: a comprehensive reference book by M. Maroni, B. Seifert, T. Lindvall

By M. Maroni, B. Seifert, T. Lindvall

Humans spend so much in their time interior, and indoor air pollution could cause either lengthy and brief time period overall healthiness results. expertise of indoor pollution as an environmental factor, despite the fact that, is comparatively new. This ebook has been ready to supply an updated, entire reference guide on indoor air caliber to scientists and execs lively during this region. The goal of the ebook is to collect a set of contributions from experts within the particular disciplines of indoor air caliber, protecting all issues of view from a number of angles, from development layout and construction sciences, to well-being results and clinical analysis, toxicology of indoor air pollution, and air sampling and research. one of many features of this ebook is the multidisciplinary method that integrates the services of docs, architects, engineers, chemists, biologists, physicists and toxicologists. The ensuing product is of serious academic price and prompt for session in addition to educating reasons. The panel of conrtibuting authors contains best specialists on indoor air world wide, who've participated in foreign workshops and led the improvement of indoor air sciences over the hot years.

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Typical concentrations and exposures . . . . . H e a l t h effects . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Occurrence and sources . . . . . . . . . 27 Typical concentrations and exposures . . . . . . 27 Health effects . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 29 Chapter 2. Organic Pollutants . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Volatile organic coinpounds . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Physico-chemical nature . . . .

2 Control measures . . . . . . . . . . . Air cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 E v a l u a t i o n of a i r c l e a n e r s . . . . . . . . . 2 Particles and air cleaning devices . . . . . . Ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 R o l e of v e n t i l a t i o n in p o l l u t a n t c o n t r o l ......... 3 M e t h o d s of p r o v i d i n g v e n t i l a t i o n .

Chapter 26. Methodology of B u i l d i n g Investigation II: Strategies for Measurement of Indoor Air Pollution and Air Exchange Measurements . 7 Introduction . . . . . . . T h e d y n a m i c s of i n d o o r a i r p o l l u t i o n S a m p l i n g objectives . . . . . T i m e of s a m p l i n g . . . . . D u r a t i o n a n d f r e q u e n c y of s a m p l i n g Sampling location . . . . . Active and passive s a m p l i n g . . . . . . .

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