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Abstract

Emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from materials is traditionally determined from tests carried out in small-scale test chambers. However, a difference in scale may lead to a difference in the measured emission rate in a small-scale test chamber and the actual emission rate in a full-scale ventilated room when the emission is fully or partly evaporation controlled. The objective of the present research work has been to investigate the change of emission rates from small-scale experiments to full-scale ventilated rooms and to investigate the influence of the local air velocity field near the source.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAalborg
PublisherDept. of Building Technology and Structural Engineering
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1997
SeriesIndoor Environmental Technology
Number76
VolumeR9739
ISSN1395-7953

Bibliographical note

Proceedings of Healthy Buildings/IAQ '97. Global Issues and Regional Solutions, Washington DC, USA, Vol. 3, pp. 557-563, September 27 - October 2, 1997

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Keywords

  • Aircondition
  • Evaporation Controlled Emission

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