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Lund University.Gao, Chuansi Lund University.Holmér, Ingvar Lund University.Giedraityte, Lina Bröde, Peter Candas, Victor Hartog, Emiel den Meinander, Harriet Richards, Mark Havenith, George Show others and affiliations 2007 (English)In: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, ISSN 1080-3548, Vol. 13, no 2, 103-116 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published

Abstract [en] : Cold protective clothing was studied in 2 European Union projects. The objectives were (a) to examine different insulation calculation methods as measured on a manikin (serial or parallel), for the prediction of cold stress (IREQ); (b) to consider the effects of cold protective clothing on metabolic rate; (c) to evaluate the movement and wind correction of clothing insulation values. Tests were carried out on 8 subjects. The results showed the possibility of incorporating the effect of increases in metabolic rate values due to thick cold protective clothing into the IREQ model. Using the higher thermal insulation value from the serial method in the IREQ prediction, would lead to unacceptable cooling of the users. Thus, only the parallel insulation calculation method in EN 342:2004 should be used. The wind and motion correction equation (No. 2) gave realistic values for total resultant insulation; dynamic testing according to EN 342:2004 may be omitted.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages: 2007. Vol. 13, no 2, 103-116 p.

Research subject: Industrial Work Environment

Identifiers: URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-12185Local ID: b47bccf0-5af2-11dc-8a1d-000ea68e967bOAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-12185DiVA: diva2:985135

Note: Validerad; 2007; 20070904 (pafi)Available from: 2016-09-29 Created: 2016-09-29Bibliographically approved



Autor: Kuklane, Kalev

Fuente: http://ltu.diva-portal.org/







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