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Indoor air quality handbook

Author: John D Spengler; Jonathan M Samet; John F McCarthy
Publisher: New York McGraw-Hill 2001.
Series: McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John D Spengler; Jonathan M Samet; John F McCarthy
ISBN: 9780074455494 0074455494
OCLC Number: 1011387424
Notes: Print version c2001.
Description: 1 online resource : ill.
Contents: Part 1: Introduction. Chapter 1: Introduction to the IAQ Handbook. Chapter 2: The History and Future of Ventilation. Chapter 3: Sick Building Syndrome Studies and the Compilation of Normative and Comparative Values. Chapter 4: Estimates of Potential Nationwide Productivity and Health Benefits from Better Indoor Environments: An Update. Chapter 5: Indoor Air quality Factors in Designing a Healthy Building. Part 2: Building Systems. Chapter 6: An Overview of the U.S. Building Stock. Chapter 7: HVAC Systems. Chapter 8: HVAC Subsystems. Chapter 9: Air Cleaning Particles. Chapter 10: Removal of Gases and Vapors. Chapter 11: Disinfecting Air. Chapter 12: Controlling Building Functions. Chapter 13: Ventilation Strategies. Chapter 14: Building Fires and Smoke Management. Part 3: Human Responses. Chapter 15: Thermal Comfort Concepts and Guidelines. Chapter 16: Thermal Effects on Performance. Chapter 17: The Irritated Eye in Indoor Environment. Chapter 18: Lighting Recommendations. Chapter 19: The Acoustic Environment Responses to Sound. Chapter 20: Physicochemical Basis for Odor and Irritation Potency of VOCs. Chapter 21: Response to Odors. Chapter 22: Perceived Air Quality and Ventilation Requirements. Chapter 23: Animal Bioassays for Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality. Chapter 24: Computorized Animal Bioassay to Evaluate the Effects of Airborne Chemicals on the Respiratory Tract. Chapter 25: Sensory Irritation in Humans Casued by Valative Organic Compounds (VOCs) as Indoor Air Pollutants: A Summary of 12 Exposure Experiments. Chapter 26: Methods for Assessing Irritation Effects in AIQ Field and Laboratory Studies. Chapter 27: Multiple Chemical Intolerance and Indoor Air Quality. Chapter 28: Environmentally Induced Skin Disorders. Part 4: Indoor Pollutants. Chapter 29: Combustion Products. Chapter 30: Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Chapter 31: Volatile Organic Compounds. Chapter 32: Aldehydes. Chapter 33: Assessing Human Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds. Chapter 34: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons, Phthalates, and Phenols. Chapter 35: Pesticides. Chapter 36: Polychlorinated Biphenyls. Chapter 37: Fibers. Chapter 38: Asbestos. Chapter 39: Synthetic Vitreous Fibers. Chapter 40: Radon. Chapter 41: Latex. Chapter 42: Endotoxins. Chapter 43: Allergens Derived from Arthropods and Domestic Animals. Chapter 44: Pollen in Indoor Air: Sources, Exposures, and Health Effects. Chapter 45: The Fungi. Chapter 46: Toxigenio Fungi in the Indoor Environment. Chapter 47: Tuberculosis. Chapter 48: Legionella. Part 5: Assessing IAQ. Chapter 49: Strategies and Methodologies to Investigate Buildings. Chapter 50: Tracking Ultrafine Particles in Building Investigations. Chapter 51: Instruments and Methods for Measuring Indoor Air Quality. Chapter 52: Measuring Ventilation Performance. Chapter 53: Assessing occupant Reaction to Indoor Air Quality. Chapter 54: Building-Related Disease. Chapter 55: Methods to Assess Workplace Stress and Psychosocial Factors. Chapter 56: Cost of Responding to Complaints. Chapter 57: Modeling IAQ and Building Dynamics. Chapter 58: Indoor Air Quality Modeling. Chapter 59: Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Indoor Air Quality Studies. Part 6: Preventing Indoor Environmental Problems. Chapter 60: Indoor Air Quality by Design. Chapter 61: Building Commissioning for Mechanical Systems. Chapter 62: Prevention during Remodeling Restoration. Chapter 63: Prevention and Maintenance Operations. Chapter 64: Prevention with Cleaning. Part 7: Special Indoor Environments. Chapter 65: Indoor Environmental Quality in Hospitals. Chapter 66: Residential Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds from Nearby Commercial Facilities. Chapter 67: Recreation Buildings. Chapter 68: Transporation. Chapter 69: Day-Care Centers and Health. Part 8: Risk Assessment and Litigation. Chapter 70: The Risk Analysis Framework: Risk Assessment, Risk Management, and Risk Communication. Chapter 71: IAQ and the Law.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering
Responsibility: John D. Spengler, Jonathan M. Samet, John F. McCarthy, editors.

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