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Controlling indoor air pollution from tobacco smoke - models and measurements

Offermann F J., Girman J R., Sextro R G., 1984
air conditioning | air quality | carbon monoxide | ventilation | ventilation efficiency | tobacco smoke | filter | health | modelling | pollutant | particulate
Bibliographic info: Indoor Air. Vol.1 Recent Advances in the Health Sciences and Technology edited by B. Berglund, T. Lindvall and J. Sundell. Swedish Council for Building Research. Stockholm. 20-24 August 1984, 257-264, 1 fig, 20 refs. in English #DATE 20:08:1984 AIC bk,
Languages: English

Examines the effects of smoking rate, ventilation, surface deposition, and air cleaning on the indoor concentrations of respirable particulate matter and carbon monoxide generated by cigarette smoke. A general mass balance model is presented which has been extended to include the concept of ventilation efficiency. Following a review of the source and removal terms associated with respirable particulates and carbon monoxide, we compare model predictions to various health guidelines.


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