Chapter 30. Ventilation

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Frank Gill

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch30

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Gill, F. (2005) Ventilation, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • ventilation;
  • air density;
  • pressure;
  • smoke tracers;
  • pitot-static tube

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The measurement of airflow

  • Extraction ventilation

  • Dilution ventilation

  • Ducts and fittings

  • Duct sizes

  • Fans

  • Air cleaning and discharge to atmosphere

  • Make up air

  • References

  • Further reading