Aerobiological Engineering Handbook by Wladyslaw Kowalski
Airborne Disease and Control Technologies (McGraw Hill Handbooks)

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Solve any building air quality problem

A complete reference for the design of air filtration systems and HVAC systems used in homes, schools, hospitals, laboratories, or animal facilities, this book offers complete descriptions of each of the major technologies currently used for air disinfection. Each subject, chemical or microbial, is treated in sufficient detail to allow the design of these components to solve specific building air quality problems. Design solutions for control of gases and odors Recommended technologies and methods to combat biological terrorist weapons in HVAC systems Diagnosis of air quality problems Complete airborne pathogen database for the identification of infection risk

 

About Wladyslaw Kowalski

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Wladyslaw Jan Kowalski, Researcher with the Indoor Environment Center (IEC) of Pennsylvania State University, holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering. He has extensive experience in the designing and installing of air cleaning systems in commercial buildings and health care facilities. Consulted on numerous projects involving biodefense retrofits, mold remediation, nosocomial infection control, and residential air cleaning systems. He has assisted various equipment manufacturers with the design and testing of UVGI, filtration, ozone, ionization, and other air disinfection systems and provided support for various private, commercial, and government projects internationally. Dr. Kowalski has contributed chapters to the HVAC Handbook (McGraw-Hill) and the HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics (ASHRAE). His first book, "Immune Building Systems Technology," has received wide acclaim internationally and has become a major source book in the field of bioterrorism defense technology. Dr. Kowalski consults on air cleaning construction and retrofit projects through Immune Building Systems, Inc. (IBSI) of New York, and speaks at international conferences on issues related to disease control and biodefense. He is currently chairman of the Air Treatment Group of the International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) with whom he is developing a series of standards and guidelines for air treatment systems in collaboration with ASHRAE, ARI, and other professional societies.
 
Published December 13, 2005 by McGraw-Hill Professional. 900 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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