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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Cristina Peratta; Andres Peratta
|Description:||130 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1: Introduction Extremely low frequency exposure; Computational dosimetry at ELF Chapter 2: ELF Electromagnetic exposure Introduction; EM exposure. Basic concepts; Theoretical model for ELF; Different sources of exposure at ELF; Summary Chapter 3: Dielectric properties of biological tissues Introduction; Modelling biological systems; Available data on dielectric properties; Theoretical aspects. Biological matter in electric field; General dielectric properties of some tissues; Biological tissue at ELF; Summary Chapter 4: Numerical method Introduction; Integral formulation; Boundary discretisation; Internal solution; Continuous and discontinuous boundary element method; Staggered boundary element; Analytical approach for the integrals; Accuracy tests; Summary Chapter 5: Exposure to overhead power lines Introduction; Physical model; Human body modelling; Numerical implementation. Extreme and minimal domain decomposition; Global results; Analysis of the refinement of geometry; Analysis of variations on conductivity; Summary Chapter 6: Exposure in power substations rooms Introduction; Induced currents in the human body inside a power substation room; Induced currents in the human body resulting from the proximity to surfaces at fixed potentials; Summary Chapter 7: Pregnant woman Introduction; Physical model; BEM for vertically incident field in open environments; Numerical implementation; Results and discussion; Summary Chapter 8: Conclusions Concluding remarks|
|Series Title:||Topics in engineering, v. 47.|
|Responsibility:||Cristina Peratta & Andres Peratta.|
- Electromagnetism -- Physiological effect.
- Radio, Extremely low frequency -- Physiological effect.
- Electromagnetism -- Physiological effect -- Mathematical models.
- Radio, Extremely low frequency -- Physiological effect -- Mathematical models.
- Boundary element methods.
- Electromagnetic Fields -- adverse effects.
- Models, Theoretical.
- Maternal Exposure.
- Power Plants.
- Electric Power Supplies.