Physical Agents in the Environment and Workplace

Noise and Vibrations, Electromagnetic Fields and Ionizing Radiation

Gaetano Licitra (Redaktør) ; Giovanni d'Amore (Redaktør) ; Mauro Magnoni (Redaktør)

This book explores environmental physical agents and their potential effect on public and occupational health. It considers the theory, current research, and applications of physical agents including noise, ionizing radiation protection and non ionizing radiation protection, and explores the monitoring, measurement, modeling and mitigation of each of these. Les mer
Vår pris
725,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Paperback
Legg i
Paperback
Legg i
Vår pris: 725,-

(Paperback) Fri frakt!
Leveringstid: Sendes innen 21 dager

Om boka

This book explores environmental physical agents and their potential effect on public and occupational health. It considers the theory, current research, and applications of physical agents including noise, ionizing radiation protection and non ionizing radiation protection, and explores the monitoring, measurement, modeling and mitigation of each of these.



Features:








Covers all three physical agents in one comprehensive book



Presents the latest results from research, as well as theory



Contributed to by a panel of international experts

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

SECTION 1 Noise and Vibrations



Gaetano Licitra







1 Noise and Vibrations in the Environment



Jose Louis Cueto, Guillaume Dutilleux, Luca Fredianelli, Lenzuni Paolo, Gaetano Licitra, Tonnes Ognedal and Diego Palazzuoli







2 Industrial and Transport Infrastructure Noise



Luca Fredianelli, Gaetano Licitra, Guillaume Dutilleux and Jose Louis Cueto







3 Exposure to Noise at the Workplace



Lenzuni Paolo and Tonnes Ognedal







4 Exposure to Vibration at the Workplace



Lenzuni Paolo and Tonnes Ognedal







SECTION 2 Electromagnetic Fields



Giovanni d'Amore







5 Overview of the Basic Concepts of Electromagnetic Field Protection



Giovanni d'Amore, Sara Adda and Laura Anglesio







6 Biological Effects from Electromagnetic Field Exposure: The Experience of the European EFHRAN Project



Paolo Ravazzani, Emma Chiaramello, Serena Fiocchi, James Grellier, Marta Parazzini, Aslak Harbo Poulsen, Joachim Schuz and Zenon Sienkiewicz







7 LF Sources - Electromagnetic Field Exposure Assessment: Source Modelling and Theoretical Estimation of Exposure Levels



Aldo Canova and Luca Giaccone







8 RF Sources - Exposure Assessment of Mobile Phone Base Stations: 5th-Generation Wireless Communication Systems



Giorgio Bertin, Enrico Buracchini and Paolo Gianola







9 Electromagnetic Field Exposure Assessment in Workers and the General Public: Measurement Techniques and Experimental Dosimetry



Peter Gajsek







SECTION 3 Ionizing Radiation



Mauro Magnoni







10 Overview of the Basic Concepts of Radiation Protection



Daniele Giuffrida







11 Source of Radiation Exposure in the Workplace: Nuclear, Medical and Industrial Sources



Daniele Giuffrida







12 Environmental Radioactivity and Radioecology



Mauro Magnoni







13 Radon and NORM: Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials



Cristina Nuccetelli and Rosabianca Trevisi







Index

Om forfatteren

Gaetano Licitra is Coordinator of the Coastal Area of the Environmental Protection Agency, and Professor of Acoustics and Applied Acoustics at the University of Pisa, Italy.



Giovanni d'Amore is Director of the Radiation Department of the Environmental Protection Agency of Piedmont Region, Italy.



Mauro Magnoni is Head of the Ionizing Radiation Unit in the Radiation Department of the Environmental Protection Agency of Piedmont Region, Italy. He is also the President of Italian Radiation Protection Association.