Industrial Ventilation Design Guidebook

Edited by

  • Esko Tahti, TAKE Suomen Talotekniikan Kehityskeskus Oy, Helsinki, Finland


  • Howard Goodfellow, University of Toronto and Stantec Global Technologies Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

The Industrial Ventilation Design Guidebook addresses the design of air technology systems for the control of contaminants in industrial workplaces such as factories and manufacturing plants. It covers the basic theories and science behind the technical solutions for industrial air technology and includes publication of new fundamental research and design equations contributed by more than 40 engineers and scientists from over 18 countries.Readers are presented with scientific research and data for improving the indoor air quality in the workplace and reducing emissions to the outside environment.The Guidebook represents, for the first time, a single source of all current scientific information available on the subject of industrial ventilation and the more general area of industrial air technology. New Russian data is included that fills several gaps in the scientific literature.
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Students, researchers, and practitioners in the industrial air technology field.


Book information

  • Published: April 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-289676-7


book is an excellent reference source and handbook of fundamentals related to industrial air technology. I would highly recommend it for anyone who designs or troubleshoots ventilation systems used for comfort or contaminant control or who evaluates the work environment and provides recommendations for control."
--Chemical Health & Safety, Jan/Feb 2002

Table of Contents

Industrial Air Technology - DescriptionTerminologyDesign Methodology of Industrial Air Technology (DM)Physical FundamentalsPhysiological and Toxicological ConsiderationsTarget LevelsPrinciples of Air and Contaminant Movement Inside and Around BuildingsRoom Air ConditioningAir Handling Unit and DuctworkLocal VentilationDesign with Modeling TechniquesExperimental TechniquesGas Cleaning TechnologyPneumatic ConveyingEnvironmental Assessment ToolsEconomic AspectsAppendix 1: Basic SI Units. Unit Conversion Tables. Symbols and Greek Alphabet. Physical Constants. Dimensionless Numbers. Definitions.Appendix 2: National Bodies.