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    The CoGDEM Guide to Gas Detection

    Industrial gas detectors form an important part of safety systems designed to protect users from the harmful effects of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases. These gases can cause explosions, damage health or deplete the oxygen content of the air. Consequently, accurate gas detection is vital for protecting human life as well as process plant and ...

  • Community Toxicity Testing

    This book offers the reader a series of case histories of actual use of complex test systems together with a discussion of their advantages and disadvantages. A substantial amount of information and methodology is provided that can be used in the validation process at the community level of biological ...

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    Respirometry for Environmental Science and Engineering

    Fundamentals of respirometry: Covers biological growth relationships and their application to respirometry. Features of commercial respirometers: Describes the basis for design and operation of commercial respirometers including discussions of their operating features.Applications of respirometry: Covers ...

  • Characterization and Toxicity of Smoke

    12 peer-reviewed papers on smoke toxicity, smoke chemistry, and smoke characterization. Studies address smoke hazard assessment, smoke spread modeling, appropriateness of toxicity tests, appropriateness of animal species as human substitutes, effect of materials on nuclear winter, and more. For researchers, regulators, producers, and those ...

  • Male-Mediated Developmental Toxicity

    Introduction; A.F. Olshan, D.R.Mattison. Concepts and Mechanisms: Methods and Concepts in Detecting Abnormal Reproductive Outcomes of Paternal Origin; A.J. Wyrobek. Laboratory Evidence: Specificlocus Mutation Tests in Germ Cells of the Mouse: An Assessment of the Screening Procedures and the Mutational Events Detected; J. Favor. Laboratory ...

  • Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations

    While toxicity testing procedures and hazard assessment approaches have been published in past decades, many are wanting in detail for users to fully understand or reproduce successfully. Small-scale freshwater toxicity investigations (Volumes 1 and 2) responds to this need by providing comprehensive information on biological testing which is ...

  • Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations

    While toxicity testing procedures and hazard assessment approaches have been published in past decades, many are wanting in detail for users to fully understand or reproduce successfully. Small-scale Freshwater Toxicity Investigations (Volumes 1 and 2) responds to this need by providing comprehensive information on biological testing which is ...

  • New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring

    This special volume is the output of the 'International Symposium on New Microbiotests for Routine Toxicity Screening and Biomonitoring - Development - Applications - Cost-effectiveness' which was organized in June 1998 in Brno, Czech Republic. It comprises 60 original and peer-reviewed papers selected from over 100 oral and poster ...

  • Engine Coolant Testing, 3rd Volume

    Covers advances in the development, testing, and application of engine cooling fluids for automobiles and heavy duty engines. Includes: • A brief history of ethylene glycol engine coolant • New families of engine coolant that operate in a medium pH range • Historical overview of cavitation corrosion in diesel cylinder liners • ...

  • MT-PCR – A rapid, reliable and effective tool for assessing toxic ‘algal’ blooms in Victorian water supplies: aiding protection and preservation

    This project addressed a need for a sensitive, accurate and reliable testing method to aid assessment of the toxicity of algal blooms and assist water management. Increasingly, diagnostic dilemmas are resolved through the use of DNA-based technologies which often provide high sensitivity and specificity and are efficient both in terms of costs and ...

  • Fuels and Lubricants Handbook: Technology, Properties, Performance, and Testing (Print)

    Manual 37 is a comprehensive, in-depth, well-referenced handbook that provides a detailed overview of ALL of the important ASTM and non-ASTM fuels and lubricants test procedures. Readers will get a thorough overview of the application-related properties being tested and an extensive discussion of the principles behind the tests and their ...

  • The Basics of Testing Plastics: Mechanical Properties, Flame Exposure, and General Guidelines

    This manual is the first in a planned series of volumes addressing the challenges and problems associated with testing plastics. Future manuals will focus on electrical characteristics, optical and chemical properties, rheological behavior, as well as global concerns for international testing harmonization, recycling, and other important ...

  • ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards: Environmental Quality and Safety, Fluid Performance and Condition Monitoring Tests (Print)

    Optimal selection and use of metalworking fluids depends on multiple factors, including raw material selection, fluid formulation, water quality, in-process fluid management and good industrial hygiene practices. This new ASTM publication provides 39 standard test methods, practices, and guides, which are used to determine whether fluid ...

  • ASTM International Metalworking Industry Standards: Environmental Quality and Safety, Fluid Performance and Condition Monitoring Tests (CD-ROM)

    Optimal selection and use of metalworking fluids depends on multiple factors, including raw material selection, fluid formulation, water quality, in-process fluid management and good industrial hygiene practices. This new ASTM publication provides 39 standard test methods, practices, and guides, which are used to determine whether fluid ...

  • Aquatic Toxicology and Hazard Assessment (12th Edition)

    34 papers debate the merits of test development, animal and plant culture, nutrition and testing, and the lack of interagency harmony. Papers are divided into the following categories: • Benefits of Interagency Harmonization of Methodology• Review of Common Modes of Toxic Action• Field Techniques• Interpretation of Microcosm ...

  • Risk Assessment with Time to Event Models

    How can environmental regulators use information on 48-hour toxicity tests to predict the effects of a few minutes of pollution? Or, at the other extreme, what is the relevance of 96-hour toxicity data for organisms that may have been exposed to a pollutant for six months or more? Time to event methods are the key to answering these types of ...

  • Aquatic Invertebrate Bioassays

    The first comprehensive review of the use of invertebrates in toxicity testing and hazard evaluation. Discussions range from comprehensive evaluations of specific organisms to proposals for alternative ...

  • Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide

    Unlike many existing books on toxicology that cover either toxicity of a particular substance or toxicity of chemicals on particular organ systems, Toxicological Risk Assessment of Chemicals: A Practical Guide lays out the principle activities of conducting a toxicological risk assessment, including international approaches and methods for the ...

  • Aquatic Toxicology

    This volume represents essentially all the basic and applied aspects of aquatic toxicology. Addresses such subjects as: biological monitoring; toxicology methods development; bioconcentration; water quality management; effluent testing; physiology and behavior; and single toxicant ...

  • Oil Spill Chemical Dispersants: Research, Experience and Recommendations

    Contains 27 papers divided into four sections: laboratory toxicity and effectiveness testing; field effectiveness; fate and effects; and contingency planning and guidelines. Addresses when dispersants should be used; the results of the dispersant application; and the short-term; and long-term costs to the ...

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