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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Osborn, Peter D. (Peter David).
Engineer's clean air handbook.
London ; Boston : Butterworths, 1989
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter D Osborn
|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.|