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Document ID (ISN)42108
CIS number 84-974
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ellenbecker M.J., Gempel R.F., Burgess W.A.
Title Capture efficiency of local exhaust ventilation systems
Bibliographic information Oct. 1983, Vol.44, No.10, p.752-755. 9 ref.
Abstract Capture efficiency is defined as the fraction of contaminants given by a process that is captured by the exhaust system serving the process. The evaluation method involves the generation of a test aerosol to simulate the evolution of a contaminant to be controlled and the determination of the capture efficiency of that test aerosol (mineral oil). The concept of capture efficiency is seen as a better tool for ventilation design than the traditional capture velocity.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; ventilation design; exhaust ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) collection efficiency; evaluation of equipment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation