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A study of indoor air quality of public toilet in university’s building

Asmi, Ade and Putra, Jouvan Chandra Pratama and Ismail , Abdul Rahman (2012) A study of indoor air quality of public toilet in university’s building. In: 2012 IEEE Colloquium on Humanities, Science & Engineering Research (CHUSER 2012), 3-4 December 2012, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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Abstract

This paper presents a study of IAQ in toilets located in the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering building, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). This study was conducted to determine the level of gas pollutants exist in the male and female toilets. The important IAQ parameters considered in this study are SO2, NO, and CO2. The measurements were conducted during break hour and taken using air quality monitoring. The result indicated that SO2 exceeded the threshold value and this could have adverse effect on inhalation such as asthmatic. Finally, the existing SO2 was affected by mechanical ventilation mode, while the existing CO2 was more generated in female toilet.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: SO2; NO; CO2; Asthmatic; IAQ
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD881-890 Air pollution and its control
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2013 03:55
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:45
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3476
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