Books

Special Issue “Atmospheric Environment“ (2015)

The air quality in rooms is focussed in the special issue (Volume 106, April 2015) of the journal “Atmospheric Environment“. Editors of this special issue are Professor Lidia Morawska from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane and Professor Tunga Salthammer from Fraunhofer WKI in Braunschweig. The scientific publications cover topics such as cigarette smoke, particles, volatile organic compounds, odors, microbial contamination and international guidelines.

 

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Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products (2015)

Written by an expert in the field, this authoritative resource presents tested techniques for conducting in-depth, professional investigations of failures involving wood and wood-based products. The book offers a detailed look at the various causes of damage to wood, including material characteristics, design and conditions of use, and chemical influences.

 

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Pollutants in museums, libraries and archives (2013)

The elimination of negative environmental influences should be a prerequisite for the avoidance of damage to items of art and cultural assets. Where, before the beginning of the industrial age, the main emphasis was placed upon the battle against the dominant environmental parameters of radiation, temperature and humidity, an additional danger factor then moved into view. The effects of atmospheric pollutants were also obvious on collections in interior rooms. 

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In Situ Assessment of Structural Timber (2011)

This state-of-the-art report reflects the current knowledge in the area of in situ assessment of the physical and mechanical properties of wood structures. 

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Organic Indoor Air Pollutants (2009)

Still the only book which is dedicated exclusively to the analysis of indoor air! In four clearly-organized sections, the book addresses pollutant measurement, strategies for air monitoring, field studies and emission studies.

 

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