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Author Parsons, K. C. (Kenneth C.), 1953- author.

Title Human thermal environments : the effects of hot, moderate, and cold environments on human health, comfort, and performance / Ken Parsons.

Publication Info. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    612.01446 PAR 2014    Available
Edition Third edition.
Description xxxviii, 597 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Human Thermal Environments -- The Human Heat Balance Equation and the Thermal Audit -- Human Thermal Physiology and Thermoregulation -- Psychological Responses and Human Behaviour -- Measurement Methods and Assessment Techniques -- Dehydration and Water Requirements -- Thermal Models -- Metabolic Heat Production -- The Thermal Properties of Clothing -- Testing and Developing Clothing -- Thermal Comfort -- Thermal Comfort for Special Environments -- Thermal Comfort for Special Populations -- Heat Stress -- Cold Stress -- Thermal Environments and Human Performance -- Human Skin Contact with Hot, Moderate and Cold Surfaces -- International Standards -- Weather, Climate Change and Energy Use -- People in Extreme Heat and Cold, Hypobaric and Hyperbaric Environments, Water, Space and Extreme Sport.
Subject Temperature -- Physiological effect.
Environmental engineering
Human engineering
ISBN 9781466595996 (hardback)
146659599X (hardback)

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