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Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality

The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a greater extent, it still appears to have considerable influence on the global environment. In many countries with ambitious economic growth targets the acceptable levels of air pollution have been transgressed. Serious respiratory disease related problems have been identified with both indoor and outdoor pollution throughout the world. The 25 chapters of this book deal with several air pollution issues grouped into the following sections: a) air pollution chemistry; b) air pollutant emission control; c) radioactive pollution and d) indoor air quality.

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Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air QualityEdited by Nicolas Mazzeo

Published: July 27th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1030

ISBN: 978-953-307-316-3

Copyright year: 2011

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59594 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

46 Web of Science Citations

68 Dimensions Citations

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1. Al2O3-enhanced Macro/Mesoporous Fe/TiO2 for Breaking Down Nitric Oxide

By Dieqing Zhang and Guisheng Li

1645

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2. Carbon Dioxide Capture and Air Quality

By Joris Koornneef, Toon Van Harmelen, Arjan Van Horssen and Andrea Ramirez

2605

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3. Municipal Waste Plastic conversion into Different Category Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel

By Moinuddin Sarker

3681

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4. VOCs Removal Using the Synergy Technology Basing on Nonthermal Plasma Technology

By Tao Zhu

3185

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5. Lab-scale Evaluation of Two Biotechnologies to Treat VOC Air Emissions: Comparison with a Pilot Unit Installed in the Plastic Coating Sector

By F. Javier Álvarez-Hornos, Feliu Sempere, Marta Izquierdo and Carmen Gabaldón

1731

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6. Nano Particles Including Radon Decay Products in Ambient Air

By Janja Vaupotič

1491

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7. Effect of Updating Meteorological Data on Assessment Modeling Using VENTSAR XL©

By Eduardo Farfan

1338

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8. Sensing a Historic Low-CO2 Future

By Colin Porteous

1781

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9. One Way ANOVA Method to Relate Microbial Air Content and Environmental Conditions.

By José Orosa

1566

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10. Indoor Air Quality. Volatile Organic Compounds: Sources, Sampling and Analysis

By Alessandro Bacaloni, Susanna Insogna and Lelio Zoccolillo

4803

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11. Statistical Considerations for Bioaerosol Health-Risk Exposure Analysis

By M.D. Larrañaga, E. Karunasena, H.W. Holder, E.D. Althouse and D.C. Straus

1606

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12. Distributed Smart Sensing Systems for Indoor Monitoring of Respiratory Distress Triggering Factors

By Octavian Postolache, Jose Miguel Pereira, Pedro Silva Girão and Gabriela Postolache

2034

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13. An Exposure Model for Identifying Health Risk due to Environmental Microbial Contamination in the Healthcare Setting

By M.D. Larranaga, Enusha Karunasena, H.W. Holder, Eric D. Althouse and David Straus

1689

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14. Air Change Measurements Using Tracer Gases: Methods and Results. Significance of air change for indoor air quality

By Detlef Laussmann and Dieter Helm

2770

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15. Olfactory Comfort Assurance in Buildings

By Ioan Sarbu and Călin Sebarchievici

1665

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16. Chronic Solvent Encephalopathy in a Printing Unit for Flexible Packaging

By Aida Benzarti Mezni and Abdelmajid Ben Jemâa

1845

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17. Indoor Air Pollutants and the Impact on Human Health

By Marios P. Tsakas, Apostolos P Siskos and Panayotis Siskos

2251

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18. Moisture and Estimation of Indoor Moisture Generation Rate

By Tao Lu, Xiaoshu Lu and Martti Viljanen

2509

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19. Volumetric Monitoring and Modeling of Indoor Air Pollutant Dispersion by the Use of 3D Particle Tracking Velocimetry

By Pascal Henry Biwole, Wei Yan, Eric Favier, Yuanhui Zhang and Jean-Jacques Roux

1343

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20. Wind Driven Ventilation for Enhanced Indoor Air Quality

By Jason Lien and Noor Ahmed

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21. Improving the Quality of the Indoor Environment Utilizing Desiccant-Assisted Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems

By David Straus, M.D. Larranaga, Enusha Karunasena, H.W. Holder and M.G. Beruvides

1862

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22. Indoor Climate and Energy Efficiency in Typical Residential Buildings

By Teet-Andrus Koiv and Targo Kalamees

1906

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23. Air Quality in Rural Areas

By J.P. Majra

3271

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24. CFD Analyses of Methods to Improve Air Quality and Efficiency of Air Cleaning in Pig Production.

By Bjarne Bjerg

1867

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25. Air Quality in Horse Stables

By Lena Elfman, Robert Wålinder, Miia Riihimäki and John Pringle

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