Indoor Environment: Airborne Particles and Settled Dust

Indoor Environment: Airborne Particles and Settled Dust

Editor(s): Lidia Morawska, Tunga Salthammer

Published Online: 19 DEC 2006

Print ISBN: 9783527305254

Online ISBN: 9783527610013

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610013

About this Book

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.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Fundamentals

  2. Part 2: Sampling and Measurement

    1. Chapter 2.2

      Measurement of Airborne Particles (pages 56–81)

      Prof. Dr. A. Schmidt-Ott and Dr. Z. D. Ristovski

    2. Chapter 2.4

      Analysis of Chemical and Biological Properties (pages 105–140)

      Dr. Kelly A. BéruBé, Prof. Dr. Roy J. Richards, Dr. Timothy Jones, Dr. Teresa Moreno, Dr. Stephen Thomas and Dr. Aino Nevalainen

  3. Part 3: Applications and Case Studies

    1. Chapter 3.5

      Environmental Tobacco Smoke Particles (pages 245–274)

      Prof. Dr. William W. Nazaroff and Neil E. Klepeis

    2. Chapter 3.6

      The Effect of Filtration in Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Systems (pages 275–296)

      Dr. David S. Ensor, Karin K. Foarde, James T. Hanley and Douglas W. van Osdell

    3. Chapter 3.9

      The Phenomenon of “Black Magic Dust” in Housing Units (pages 340–355)

      Dr. Michael Wensing, Dr. Heinz-Jörn Moriske and Prof. Dr. Tunga Salthammer

  4. Part 4: Exposure and Risk Assessment

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