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Indoor air quality handbook

Author: John D Spengler; Jonathan M Samet; John F McCarthy
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2001.
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Indoor air quality handbook.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2001
(OCoLC)606493254
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Spengler; Jonathan M Samet; John F McCarthy
ISBN: 0074455494 9780074455494
OCLC Number: 45064599
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Introduction. --
Introduction to the IAQ Handbook. --
The History and Future of Ventilation. --
Sick Building Syndrome Studies and the Compilation of Normative and Comparative Values. --
Estimates of Potential Nationwide Productivity and Health Benefits from Better Indoor Environments: An Update. --
Indoor Air quality Factors in Designing a Healthy Building. --
Part 2: Building Systems. --
An Overview of the U.S. Building Stock. --
HVAC Systems. --
HVAC Subsystems. --
Air Cleaning Particles. --
Removal of Gases and Vapors. --
Disinfecting Air. --
Controlling Building Functions. --
Ventilation Strategies. --
Building Fires and Smoke Management. --
Part 3: Human Responses. --
Thermal Comfort Concepts and Guidelines. --
Thermal Effects on Performance. --
The Irritated Eye in Indoor Environment. --
Lighting Recommendations. --
The Acoustic Environment Responses to Sound. --
Physicochemical Basis for Odor and Irritation Potency of VOCs. --
Response to Odors. Perceived Air Quality and Ventilation Requirements. --
Animal Bioassays for Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality. --
Computorized Animal Bioassay to Evaluate the Effects of Airborne Chemicals on the Respiratory Tract. --
Sensory Irritation in Humans Casued by Valative Organic Compounds (VOCs) as Indoor Air Pollutants: A Summary of 12 Exposure Experiments. --
Methods for Assessing Irritation Effects in AIQ Field and Laboratory Studies. --
Multiple Chemical Intolerance and Indoor Air Quality. --
Environmentally Induced Skin Disorders. --
Part 4: Indoor Pollutants. --
Combustion Products. --
Environmental Tobacco Smoke. --
Volatile Organic Compounds. --
Aldehydes. --
Assessing Human Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds. --
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Phthalates, and Phenols. --
Pesticides. --
Polychlorinated Biphenyls. --
Fibers. --
Asbestos. --
Synthetic Vitreous Fibers. --
Radon. --
Latex. --
Endotoxins. --
Allergens Derived from Arthropods and Domestic Animals. Pollen in Indoor Air: Sources, Exposures, and Health Effects. --
The Fungi. --
Toxigenio Fungi in the Indoor Environment. --
Tuberculosis. --
Legionella. --
Part 5: Assessing IAQ. --
Strategies and Methodologies to Investigate Buildings. --
Tracking Ultrafine Particles in Building Investigations. --
Instruments and Methods for Measuring Indoor Air Quality. --
Measuring Ventilation Performance. --
Assessing occupant Reaction to Indoor Air Quality. --
Building-Related Disease. --
Methods to Assess Workplace Stress and Psychosocial Factors. --
Cost of Responding to Complaints. --
Modeling IAQ and Building Dynamics. --
Indoor Air Quality Modeling. --
Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Indoor Air Quality Studies. --
Part 6: Preventing Indoor Environmental Problems. --
Indoor Air Quality by Design. --
Building Commissioning for Mechanical Systems. --
Prevention during Remodeling Restoration. --
Prevention and Maintenance Operations. --
Prevention with Cleaning. --
Part 7: Special Indoor Environments. --
Indoor Environmental Quality in Hospitals. --
Residential Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds from Nearby Commercial Facilities. --
Recreation Buildings. --
transportation. --
Day-Care Centers and Health. --
Part 8: Risk Assessment and Litigation. --
The Risk Analysis Framework: Risk Assessment, Risk Management, and Risk Communication. --
IAQ and the Law.
Responsibility: John D. Spengler, Jonathan M. Samet, John F. McCarthy, editors.
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Tackles the complex environmental issue of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) for industrial hygienists, HVAC engineers, architects and anyone else concerned with the air quality of interiors. This book  Read more...

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