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Aerosol Technology: Properties, Behavior, and Measurement of Airborne Particles

Aerosol Technology: Properties, Behavior, and Measurement of Airborne Particles
Author: William C. Hinds
ISBN 13: 9780471194101
ISBN 10: 471194107
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publication Date: 1999-01-19
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 504
List Price: $199.00

The #1 guide to aerosol science and technology -now better than ever

Since 1982, Aerosol Technology has been the text of choice among students and professionals who need to acquire a thorough working knowledge of modern aerosol theory and applications. Now revised to reflect the considerable advances that have been made over the past seventeen years across a broad spectrum of aerosol-related application areas - from occupational hygiene and biomedical technology to microelectronics and pollution control -this new edition includes:

* A chapter on bioaerosols

* New sections on resuspension, transport losses, respiratory deposition models, and fractal characterization of particles

* Expanded coverage of atmospheric aerosols, including background aerosols and urban aerosols

* A section on the impact of aerosols on global warming and ozone depletion.

Aerosol Technology, Second Edition also features dozens of new, fully worked examples drawn from a wide range of industrial and research settings, plus new chapter-end practice problems to help readers master the material quickly.


New edition of the text introducing the basics of the field, including modern theory and applications. Chapters cover such topics as properties of gases, bioaerosols, uniform particle motion, Brownian motion and diffusion, respiratory deposition models, and sampling and measurement of concentration. Appropriate for professionals, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates. Uses dual units, with SI units primary and cgs units secondary. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.