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Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers

Narayanan Rajendran

Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in Cincinnati, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aerosols,
  • Dust control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNarayanan Rajendran
    SeriesInteragency energy/environment R & D program report ; EPA-600/7-80-183, Research reporting series -- EPA-600/7-80-183
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16804252M

    A low-cost cartridge for collection and analysis of aerosols is developed for use in epidemiological studies and personal exposure assessments. The cartridge collects aerosol samples in a micro-well which reduces particles losses due to the bounce and does not require any lowdowntracks4impact.com by: 2. Ion-attachment ionization is similar to chemical ionization in which a cation is attached to the analyte molecule in a reactive collision: + + + + + Where M is the analyte molecule, X + is the cation and A is a non-reacting collision partner.. In a radioactive ion source, a small piece of radioactive material, for instance 63 Ni or Am, is used to ionize a gas. Airborne sampling of aerosol particles: Comparison between surface sampling at Christmas Island and P-3 sampling during PEM-Tropics B Jack E. Dibb, Robert W. Talbot, Garry Seid, Carolyn Jordan, and Eric Scheuer Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA Elliot Atlas. The outstanding paper is selected from among all papers related to aerosol research published during the previous calendar year in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH). The papers are rated for their: Development of an aerosol sampler or sensor, Evaluation of an aerosol sampler or sensor or an aerosol sampling method.

    For a typical sampling train, the aerosol concentration is measured as CA = r- (A-4) g where m. = mass of collected aerosol, g V = volume of withdrawn gas at stream temperature, pressure, 9 and gas composition, cm3 The aerosol mass mA is determined by weighing the collected samples, and the gas volume is measured with a dry gas meter or similar.


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Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers by Narayanan Rajendran Download PDF EPUB FB2

The inlet geometries of the above mentioned samplers vary widely, from a square inlet in a cyclone to a circular inlet in a closed face filter. The goal of this research program is to develop a computer program system for predicting the sampling errors for various inlet geometries encountered in personal sampling.

A theoretical model and computer program for predicting the sampling errors for various inlet geometries encountered in personal air sampling equipment were developed. The computer program was designed to accommodate various inlet geometries such as circular tube and parallel plates.

Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers. Cincinnati, Ohio: U.S.

Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, i.e. Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers / By Narayanan. Rajendran, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

and United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Environmental Engineering and Technology. Abstract. The inlet characteristics of several samplers have been calculated for particle sizes of l, 5, 8, l0 and 30 #m.

Table 2 introduces several examples of bioaerosol particles of these sizes reported in the literature. Particle sizes of 1, 5 and 10 #m represent single bacteria, bacteria aggregates and bacteria-carrying particles, respectively.

The inlet sampling characteristics of several commercial bioaerosol samplers operating in indoor and outdoor environments have been analyzed by use of available and newly developed equations for sampling lowdowntracks4impact.com by: Tube Sampler Performance: Numerical Investigation the governing nondimensional parameters a, p, and y, where y is the ratio of the depth of Theoretical investigation of inlet characteristics for personal aerosol samplers book inlet of the sampler to the outer radius of the sampler, are investi- gated.

The results for the thin-walled sampler are found to be in reasonable. PERFORMANCE CHARACTERIZATION METHODS OF AEROSOL SAMPLERS Jana S. Kesavan, Robert W.

Doherty, and Jerold R. Bottiger Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD ABSTRACT Samplers are characterized at ECBC using the following methods: (1) monodisperse fluorescent/non-Cited by: 1.

Laboratory Study of Selected Personal Inhalable Aerosol Samplers mance of inhalable samplers is strongly dependent on particle size and ambient air velocity.

Five inhalable aerosol samplers Cited by: All six aerosol samplers were tested in a PM generation chamber using polydisperse fly ash. Theoretical mass concentrations were calculated by applying the measured particle size distribution characteristics (geometric mean =geometric standard deviation = ) of fly ash to each sampling criterion.

aerosol samplers [9,10]. All samplers have an inlet efficiency that varies as a function of particle aerodynamic diameter, inlet velocity, inlet shape and dimensions, dimensions of the body it is attached to, external wind velocity, and external wind direction.

The aspiration efficiency of an aerosol sampler can be defined as where c s. als actively involved in the field of aerosol measurement.

The Aerosol Measure-ment Workshop held at the University of Florida, March, could not OTHER METHODS FOR AEROSOL MEASUREMENT Although this book is specifically concerned with four aerosol measurement indicated as equal to the separation of the sample inlet funnel and. Performance modeling of single-inlet aerosol sampling cyclones.

ADVERTISEMENT. Log In Register. Cart An investigation into the use of a cyclone separator in the intake air system and its influence on the engine performance. Aerosol loading characteristics of personal cyclones samplers.

S.H. Huang, C.Y. Lai, C.C. lowdowntracks4impact.com by: The aerosol concentration distribution in the wind tunnel was measured using an array of isokinetic sampling probes. These samplers were used both to determine the concentration distribution, and to serve as reference samplers for the determination of the efficiency of the bioaerosol lowdowntracks4impact.com by: Sep 01,  · A theoretical study of aerosol sampling by an idealized spherical sampler in calm air Under potential flow assumption the air velocity field is obtained by using a.

Aerosol Inlet Dryer _____ User's manual – Version December 5/30 Intended use and description of the instrument Drying an aerosol sample stream is necessary in locations where the ambient air has high Relative Humidity.

The inlet has been found to have essentially wind speed independent characteristics for wind speeds of up to 9 km h -1, the maximum wind speed used in the tests. The impactor used has also been found to have sharp cut-off characteristics with a sharpness of cut parameter, σ g, of Cited by: pIing characteristics of the front and rear inlets.

The front inlet projects em from the football surface and samples particles of all sizes. The rear inlet has the same dimensions as that of the front inlet and is located 69 cm downstream of the front inlet and extends. Design of a new submicron aerosol inlet (SMAI) for airborne sampling of aerosol particles is introduced and its performance characteristics under a range of sampling conditions are lowdowntracks4impact.com by: 9.

Oct 29,  · The present study aims to compare wood dust personal sampling with five different aerosol samplers in the field, in order to evaluate difference between them and possibly to inform decisions about the most appropriate sampler and sampling method for wood dust lowdowntracks4impact.com by: methods, equations, and data described in this book, but they do not guarantee them for any particular lowdowntracks4impact.com authors and publisher offer no warranties or representations, nor do they accept any liabilities with respect to the use of this lowdowntracks4impact.com.

In the Comité Européen Normalisation (CEN) published its document Workplace atmospheres—assessment of performance of instruments for measurement of airborne particle concentrations (EN ) that describes a standard protocol by which to carry out the testing and validation of personal aerosol samplers of the type widely used for occupational aerosol exposure Cited by: 3.

sizes for the appropriate fractions) and the instrument is designed as follows: Inlet ( µm), Stage 1 (4 µm), Stage 2 (10 µm), while Stage 3 captures all remaining particles. The sampler requires a personal sampling pump with a flow rate capable of operating up. to LPM, a pressure drop rating of 18 in.

The sampler efficiency was increased with a flat entry or with a thin central lip adjacent to the new enlarged entry. This work provides a substantial body of sampling efficiency estimates as a function of particle size and inlet geometry for personal aerosol samplers.

of the inlet stack. AOS Inlet: Theoretical Transmission Efficiency. Ogren et al, NOAA. To address this need, a series of experiments were performed that would provide a measured characterization of the size-depend\൥nt aerosol losses from 10 nm – 10 um through the AOS inlet from the entrance to the exit of the inlet stack.\.

A 1. Grinshpun, S.A. and Yershov, V.A. () Effect of Vapors of Volatile Component over Drops of Three Component Solution of a Hygroscopic Matter on Kinetics of Phase Transition [Published in Russian, translated into English], Fizika Aerodispersnikh.

Gourihar Kulkarni (September 12th ). Separating Cloud Forming Nuclei from Interstitial Aerosol, Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics, Hayder Abdul-Razzak, IntechOpen, DOI: / Available from:Cited by: 1. Objective: The objective of this study was to compare nano-scale aspiration efficiency for common inlet configurations with that of an open-ended sampler tube that is a commonly used inlet for direct reading instruments such as a condensation particle counter.

Methods: A polydisperse aerosol was generated using an electric motor as the aerosol Author: John Jankovic, Tracy L. Zontek, Megan Moore, Burton R. Ogle, Scott Hollenbeck. Sep 29,  · Two PHISH prototypes were tested: one with a screened inlet and one with a single-pore open-face inlet.

Personal aerosol samplers were tested on a bluff-body disc that was rotated along the facing-the-wind axis to reduce spatiotemporal variability associated with sampling supermicron aerosol in low-velocity wind lowdowntracks4impact.com by: The technical approaches to aerosol sample acquisition for chemical and biological agent detection have been analyzed and a sample acquisition system based on aerosol concentration and pyrolysis of the collected sample has been selected for further theoretical and experimental investigation.

Theoretical. Aug 02,  · In this article computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of aerosol transport and deposition, i.e. the transport and deposition of particles in an aerosol, is reviewed. The review gives a brief account of the basics of aerosol mechanics, followed by a description of the general CFD approach for flow field simulation, turbulence modeling, wall treatments and simulation of particle motion Cited by: 8.

4 material safety data sheets 41 4 examples of hazardous substances/processes 43 crystalline silica 43 machine made mineral fibre (mmmf) 44 welding fume 45 isocyanates 46 wood dust 46 pharmaceuticals 46 petroleum products 47 mining – mineral & metal extraction 49 metal use and refining 49 5 assessment of health risks Theses/Dissertations from PDF.

Alex, Shaunae (), Evaluating the particle-phase collection efficiency of a personal pesticide sampler lowdowntracks4impact.com AbstractDesign of a new submicron aerosol inlet (SMAI) for airborne sampling of aerosol particles is introduced and its performance characteristics under a range of sampling conditions are presented.

Analysis of inlet performance in clear-air and cloud systems shows that submicron aerosols are sampled representatively by the inlet, and in comparison with other types of inlets the SMAI has a Cited by: 9.

Feb 05,  · Abstract. There is a need for a small personal aerosol sampler for measuring occupational exposure to airborne particles in the breathing zone. Existing aerosol samplers are too large to be mounted inside modern welder's protective equipment without disturbing the lowdowntracks4impact.com by: Personal Air Sampler for Collecting Airborne Aerosol Particulates for Molecular Analysis by Size This invention consists of a sampling apparatus that utilizes one or more cyclone separators to collect airborne particles from the atmosphere.

To address these issues, a new approach using a CIP1OM was developed to appropriately col­lect MDI aerosol in spray foam insulation while being suitable for personal sampling.

The CIP1OM is a commercially available personal aerosol sampler that has been validated for the collection of microbial spores into a liquid medium. The total aerosol concentration is determined by the balance between source emissions and aerosol decay due to indoor air chemical processes and aerosol loss mechanisms.

This chapter aims to present the results of the investigation of both suspended and settled particulate matter occurring lowdowntracks4impact.com by: 3.

The study of the basic physical performance characteristics of aerosol samplers, like those used in the occupational hygiene setting, will provide insights to enable the improved development of new instruments and cost- effective testing lowdowntracks4impact.com by: 6. Novel aerosol/gas inlet for aircraft based measurements Suresh Dhaniyala, Richard C.

Flagan, Karena A. McKinney, Paul O. Wennberg California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA Abstract A novel inlet has been designed for selective sampling of gas and aerosol phases of.

STUDIES ON AEROSOL PARTICLE EMISSION, SAMPLING AND AUTHENTICITY Sampo Ylätalo STUK Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority ACADEMIC DISSERTATION To be presented with the permission of the Faculty of Science of the University of Helsinki, for public criticism in Department of Physical Sciences, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2, Auditorium D Cited by: 1.A PERPENDICULAR INLET TO SAMPLE SMALL INTERSTITIAL AEROSOL.

comparison of observed mass distributions and vertical profiles with those obtained by a previously validated (Jonsson et al. ; Schwarz et al.

), passive near-isokinetic forward-facing inlet using a Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2.May 15,  · One limitation in air sampling of airborne microorganisms is their inactivation by forceful impaction and/or dehydration during the collection process.

Proper inhalation risk assessments require proof of viability, as non-viable microorganisms cannot cause infectious diseases. In this study, laboratory-generated aerosols of a vegetative bacterium (E. coli) or yeast (S. kudriavzevii) were Cited by: 1.