- Chiu-sen Wang, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
The book covers all important aspects of inhaled particles including inhalability, aerosol dispersion, particle deposition, and clearance. It reviews concisely the basic background of lung morphology, respiratory physiology, aerodynamics, and aerosol science pertinent to the subject. Essential aspects of health effects and applications are also included.
For graduate students, practitioners and research scientists in the areas of environmental health science, occupational hygiene, health physics and biomedical engineering.
- Published: January 2005
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-088579-4
Table of ContentsMorphometry of the Human Respiratory System.
Airflow in the Respiratory System.
Behavior of Aerosol Particles.
Dispersion of Inhaled Aerosol.
Deposition of Particles in the Respiratory System.
Experimental Studies on Total and Regional.
Fate of Deposited Particles.