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Main Title A summary of the 1986 EPA national performance audit program on source measurements /
Author Streib, E. W.
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Place Published Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA 600/4-88-003
Stock Number PB88-182209
OCLC Number 17688914
Subjects Air--Pollution--Measurement; Environmental monitoring--United States; Auditing; Quality assurance; Gas analysis; Chemical analysis; Sampling; Combustion products; Industrial wastes; Concentration(Composition); Air pollution detection; National performance audit program
Subject Added Ent Air--Pollution--Measurement.; Environmental monitoring--United States.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://nepis.epa.gov/Exe/ZyPURL.cgi?Dockey=20006HEY.txt
Holdings
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EJAD EPA 600/4-88-003 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 03/01/1996
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600/4-88-003 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/05/2014
EJBD EPA 600/4-88-003 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/05/2014
EJED EPA 600/4-88-003 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/01/1988
EKAM EPA/600/4-88-003 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 07/08/1994
EKBD EPA-600/4-88-003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/01/1988
ELBD EPA/600/4-88/003 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 12/03/1988
EOAD EPA 600/4-88-003 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 03/21/2011
EOBD EPA 600-4-88-003 NEIC Library/Denver,CO 11/19/1999
ESAD EPA 600-4-88-003 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS PB88-182209 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation ix, 31 p.
Abstract In 1986, the Quality Assurance Division conducted the National Audits for Stationary Source Test Methods. The audit materials consisted of: a disposable gas cylinder for Method 3 (Orsat analyzer), a calibrated orifice for Method 5 (DGM only), five simulated liquid samples each for Method 6 (SO2) and Method 7 (NOx), and two coal samples for Method 19. Participating laboratories sent their data to the Source Branch and in return received a written report comparing their results to EPA's. In the Method 3 audit, each parameter had only one concentration. The mean for CO2 was 3.7% from the expected (EPA) value. The mean for O2 was 0.4%. In the Method 5 audit, the mean value for all participants differed by 3.9% from the expected value. For the Method 6 audit, the average mean differed by 2.0% from the expected value, and in the Method 7 audit, the average mean differed by 5.0%. In the two coal audits, the parameters measured were sulfur, moisture, ash, and Btu content. On the average for the sulfur analysis, 90% of the participants measured within 10% of the expected value; for Btu, 99% of the participants measured within 10% of the expected value.
Notes "Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory." "Office of Research and Development." "January 1988."
Supplementary Notes See also report for 1985, PB87-165254.
Author Added Ent
Streib, E. W.;
Mitchell, W. J.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.)
PUB Date Free Form 1988
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
BIB Level m
Document Type BC
OCLC Time Stamp 20121025185029
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type MERGE
OCLC Rec Leader 01144cam 2200313Ka 45020