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Main Title Human thermal environments : the effects of hot, moderate, and cold environments on human health, comfort, and performance /
Author Parsons, K. C.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2014
Call Number QP82.2.T4P38 2014
ISBN 9781466596009 (e-book : PDF); 9781466595996 (hardback)
Subjects Temperature--Physiological effect. ; Environmental engineering. ; Human engineering.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Edition Third edition.
Collation 1 online resource : text file, PDF
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-584) and index.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
chapter 1. Human thermal environments -- chapter 2. The human heat balance equation and the thermal audit -- chapter 3. Human thermal physiology and thermoregulation -- chapter 4. Psychological responses and human behaviour -- chapter 5. Measurement methods and assessment techniques -- chapter 6. Dehydration and water requirements -- chapter 7. Thermal models -- chapter 8. Metabolic heat production -- chapter 9. The thermal properties of clothing -- chapter 10. The thermal properties of clothing -- chapter 11. Thermal comfort -- chapter 12. Thermal comfort for special environments -- chapter 13. Thermal comfort for special populations -- chapter 14. Heat stress -- chapter 15. Cold stress -- chapter 16. Thermal environments and human performance -- chapter 17. Human skin contact with hot, moderate and cold surfaces -- chapter 18. International standards -- chapter 19. Weather, climate change and energy use -- chapter 20. People in extreme heat and cold, hypobaric and hyperbaric environments, water, space and extreme sport.