The influence of human physical activity and contaminated clothing type on particle resuspension.

@article{McDonagh2014TheIO,
  title={The influence of human physical activity and contaminated clothing type on particle resuspension.},
  author={Anthony W McDonagh and Miriam A. Byrne},
  journal={Journal of environmental radioactivity},
  year={2014},
  volume={127},
  pages={119-26}
}
A study was conducted to experimentally quantify the influence of three variables on the level of resuspension of hazardous aerosol particles from clothing. Variables investigated include physical activity level (two levels, low and high), surface type (four different clothing material types), and time i.e. the rate at which particles resuspend. A mixture of three monodisperse tracer-labelled powders, with median diameters of 3, 5, and 10 microns, was used to "contaminate" the samples, and the… CONTINUE READING
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