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Title Non-exhaust emissions : an urban air quality problem for public health ; impact and mitigation measures / editor, Fulvio Amato
Published London : Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier, [2018]
©2018
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Contents Current state of particulate air quality / Philip K. Hopke, Roy M. Harrison, Frank de Leeuw, Xavier Querol -- Vehicle non-exhaust emissions: impact on air quality / Elio Padoan, Fulvio Amato -- Impact on public health: epidemiological studies / Massimo Stafoggia, Annunziata Faustini -- Regulation on brake/tire composition / Theodoros Grigoratos -- European emission inventories and projections for road transport non-exhaust emissions / Hugo Denier Van Der Gon, Jan Hulskotte, Magdalena Jozwicka, Richard Kranenburg, Jeroen Kuenen, Antoon Visschedijk -- Review of brake wear emissions / Jana Kukutschová, Peter Filip -- Review of tire wear emissions / Julie Panko, Marisa Kreider, Kenneth Unice -- Review of road wear emissions / Mats Gustafsson -- Review of road dust emissions / Bruce R. Denby, Kaarle J. Kupiainen, Mats Gustafsson -- Technological measures for brake wear emission reduction / Sebastian Gramstat -- Non-technological measures on road traffic to abate urban air pollution / Xavier Querol, Fulvio Amato, Francesc Robusté, Claire Holman, Roy M. Harrison -- Non-exhaust PM emissions from battery electric vehicles / Victor R.J.H. Timmers, Peter A.J. Achten -- Air quality in subway systems / Teresa Moreno, Vânia Martins, Cristina Reche, Maria Cruz Minguillón, Eladio de Miguel, Xavier Querol
Summary Non-Exhaust Emissions: An Urban Air Quality Problem for Public Health comprehensively summarizes the most recent research in the field, also giving guidance on research gaps and future needs to evaluate the health impact and possible remediation of non-exhaust particle emissions. With contributions from some of the major experts and stakeholders in air quality, this book comprehensively defines the state-of-the-art of current knowledge, gaps and future needs for a better understanding of particulate matter (PM) emissions, from non-exhaust sources of road traffic to improve public health. PM is a heterogeneous mix of chemical elements and sources, with road traffic being the major source in large cities. A significant part of these emissions come from non-exhaust processes, such as brake, tire, road wear, and road dust resuspension. While motor exhaust emissions have been successfully reduced by means of regulation, non-exhaust emissions are currently uncontrolled and their importance is destined to increase and becomeïÅ1/2the dominant urban source of particle matter by 2020. Nevertheless, current knowledge on the non-exhaust emissions is still limited. This is an essential book to researchers and advanced students from a broad range of disciplines, such as public health, toxicology, atmospheric sciences, environmental sciences, atmospheric chemistry and physics, geochemistry, epidemiology, built environment, road and vehicle engineering, and city planning. In addition, European and local authorities responsible for air quality and those in the industrial sectors related to vehicle and brake manufacturing and technological remediation measures will also find the book valuable
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Air quality management.
Air quality.
Air -- Pollution.
Air Pollution.
Air Pollutants.
Form Electronic book
Author Amato, F. (Fulvio), editor
ISBN 0128117516 (electronic bk.)
9780128117514 (electronic bk.)