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Aerosol Sampling
Science, Standards, Instrumentation and Applications
by James H. Vincent

Aerosol Sampling provides a comprehensive account of the important field of aerosol sampling as it is applied to the measurement of aerosols that are ubiquitous in occupational and living environments, both indoor and outdoor.

Aerosol Sampling:

  • describes the current knowledge of the physical science that underpins the process of aerosol sampling.
  • presents the basis of standards of aerosols, including in particular the link with human exposure by inhalation.
  • covers the development of practical aerosol sampling instrumentation, and how technical designs and methods have evolved over the years in order that aerosol sampling may be carried out in a manner matching the health-related and other criteria that have been proposed as parts of standards.
  • describes how a wide range of aerosol sampling instruments have performed when they have been applied in the field in both occupational and ambient atmospheric environments, including how different instruments, nominally intended to measure the same aerosol fraction, compare when used side-by-side in the real world.

Contents

Scientific Framework for Aerosol Sampling

  1. Introduction
  2. Experimental Methods in Aerosol Sampler Studies
  3. The Nature of Air Flow Near Aerosol Samplers
  4. Aerosol Aspiration in Moving Air
  5. Aspiration in Calm and Slowly Moving Air
  6. Interferences to Aerosol Sampling
  7. Options for Aerosol Particle Size Selection After Aspiration

Standards for Aerosols

  1. Framework for Aerosol Sampling in Working, Living and Ambient Environments
  2. Particle Size-Selective Criteria for Coarse Aerosol Fractions
  3. Particle Size-Selective Criteria for Fine Aerosol Fractions
  4. Health Effects and Limit Values

Aerosol Sampling Instrumentation

  1. Historical Milestones in Practical Aerosol Sampling
  2. Sampling for Coarse Aerosols in Workplaces
  3. Sampling for Fine Aerosol Fractions in Workplaces
  4. Sampling in Stacks and Ducts
  5. Sampling for Aerosols in the Ambient Atmosphere
  6. Sampling for the Determination of Particle Size Distribution
  7. Sampling for Bioaerosols
  8. Direct-reading Aerosol Sampling Instruments

Aerosol Sample Applications and Field Studies

  1. Pumps and Paraphernalia
  2. Field Experience with Aerosol Samplers in Workplaces
  3. Field Experience with Aerosol Samplers in the Ambient Atmosphere

Index

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Aerosol Sampling
Science, Standards, Instrumentation and Applications
by James H. Vincent

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