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The engineer's clean air handbook

Author: Peter D Osborn
Publisher: London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Engineer's Clean Air Handbook.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Osborn, Peter D. (Peter David).
Engineer's clean air handbook.
London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1989
(DLC) 89023910
(OCoLC)20357812
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D Osborn
ISBN: 9781483163093 1483163091
OCLC Number: 644610079
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Front Cover; The Engineer's Clean Air Handbook; Copyright Page; Table of Contents ; Preface; Section A: The atmosphere; A.l Some historical concepts of the atmosphere and its make up; A.2 Size and nature of atmospheric content; A.3 Sources of atmospheric contamination; A.4 The assessment of risk from atmospheric contamination; Section B: Air filters and filtration systems; B.1 Filter materials; B.2 The mechanisms of filtration; B.3 Classification of air filters and dust collection systems; B.4 Breathing air filtration; B.5 Filter performance and testing. Section C: Instrumentation for monitoring and control of atmospheric contaminantsC.l Measurement, Technology and Definitions; C.2 Practical Techniques; Section D: Ventilation and the quality of breathing air; D.1 Historical concepts; D.2 Ventilation from random infiltration to total control; D.3 Some definitions relevant to ventilation; D.4 Procedures for determining ventilation rates and indoor air quality; D.5 Air flow and resistance to air flow; D.6 Extract ventilation and hood design for contaminant removal; D.7 Fire hazards and smoke extract systems; D.8 Notes on fan selection. Section E: Atmospheric contamination and healthE. 1 The mechanics of breathing; E.2 The main elements of the respiratory system; E.3 Diseases of the respiratory system; E.4 Ventilation, air conditioning and health; Section F: Reference material; F.1 Conversions into SI units; F.2 Variation with temperature of the specific heat capacity and density of dry air; F.3 Electromagnetic wave lengths and particle sizes; F.4 Variation with temperature of some physical properties of water; F.5 Properties of gases commonly involved in combustion; F.6 Volumetric relationships of common combustion reactions. F.7 Nuisance dustsF. 8 Size distribution of particles in typical atmospheric sample; F.9 Characteristics of raw materials used for filter manufacture; F.10 The control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) regulations; F.11 UK health and safety publications; F.12 British Standards; F.13 Exposure limits for toxic substances and non-ionizing radiation; F.14 Glossary of organizations (USA and UK); F.15 Bibliography; F.16 Manufacturers who have supplied illustrations and information; Index.
Responsibility: P.D. Osborn.

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Brings together information and data on atmospheric contaminants; it reviews the sources of contamination, the mechanics of and performance of filtration and dust collection systems, instrumentation  Read more...

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