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Indoor air quality handbook

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

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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