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Particulate Matter : Properties and Effects on Health - R. L. Maynard

Particulate Matter

Properties and Effects on Health

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Published: 15th June 1999
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Particulate Matter looks at the physical and chemical properties of particulate matter, including the use of various microscopic techniques. It then describes the effects that these particles have on the biology and health of humans, particularly on the e

Abbreviations
Contributors
Foreword
Introductionp. 1
Airborne particles and their effects on healthp. 9
Microscopy and the characterization of particlesp. 19
The physicochemical characterization of urban airborne particulate matterp. 39
The structural and physical chemistry of nanoparticlesp. 63
Lung deposition of diesel particulatesp. 85
The biological effects on lung epithelium of well-characterized fine particlesp. 97
The toxicology of ultrafine particlesp. 115
Sources and behaviour of atmospheric particulate matterp. 131
UK research programme on the characterization of vehicle particulate emissionsp. 145
Air quality strategies with respect to particlesp. 159
Glossaryp. 175
Indexp. 181
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ISBN: 9781859961728
ISBN-10: 185996172X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 15th June 1999
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1