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Χαρακτηρισμός αιωρούμενων σωματιδίων σε εσωτερικούς χώρους και προσδιορισμός της ανθρώπινης έκθεσης και δόσης

Pantelaki Christina

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Year 2018
Type of Item Diploma Work
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The research of indoor aerosols is significant because of their mazy effects onhuman’s health. Purpose of this thesis is to estimate the affection of painting and sketching to indoor aerosols. The research took place in the Technical University of Crete and specifically in a class of the Architecture School where students are used to paint and sketch.Moreover, the total dose in human’s respiratory system was calculated. The mean concentration of aerosols inside the class was 67 μg/m3 ± 54 μg/m3 for PM10 and 37 μg/m3 ± 5 μg/m3 for PM2,5. The concentration of outdoor aerosols was 33 μg/m3 ± 18 μg/m3 for PM10 and 22 μg/m3 ± 4 μg/m3 for PM2,5. The number of particulate matters was 1,10 PM/cm3 ± 0,1 PM/cm3 and 1,55 PM/cm3 ± 0,5 PM/cm3.The most of metals that were found in the class was crustal materials. As for theheavy metals, those that usually found in paints, were detected such as chromium, Barium, Ferrous and Lead. Although their concentration was quite lower than the limits that have been setted.As for the human dose the results shown that men have higher dose than womenand the mass of fine particles was generally bigger at the deeper human respiratory track.

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