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Gas and Vapor Sampling Course.
NIOSH 1972:78 pages
A manual is presented for teaching a gas and vapor sampling course in five lectures. Topics include definitions, thermodynamic properties, perfect gases, gas laws, deviations from ideal gas laws, gas mixtures, review of gas laws, effects of water vapor on gas mixtures, example problems, psychrometric charts, integrated or total flow measurement, differential flowmeters, number of measurements required, Pitot tubes, velometer, anemometers, fundamental equation, and threshold limit values. Chapter headings are perfect gas laws, and their applications; properties of gas mixtures including water vapor, nitrogen (7727379), oxygen (7782447), carbon-dioxide (124389), carbon-monoxide (630080) and sulfur-dioxide (7446095); fluid flow measurements; velocity measurements; and relation of mass and volume flow rates. (Contract No. 099-72-74)
NIOSH-Publication; Gas-sampling; Sampling-methods; Toxic-gases; Training; Analytical-methods; Measurement-methods; Contract-099-72-0074;
7727-37-9; 7782-44-7; 124-38-9; 630-08-0; 7446-09-5;
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