Aircraft cabin environment hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, June 5, 2003 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Aviation

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  • Aircraft cabins -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Indoor air pollution -- United States,
  • Air quality -- United States,
  • Aircraft cabins -- United States -- Safety measures

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Paginationvi, 197 p. :
Number of Pages197
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ISBN 100160718139
OCLC/WorldCa55952076

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• Cabin air can also be contaminated by various substances that are drawn in through the engines and, via the engine bleeds, enters the air-conditioning pack and passes into the aircraft cabin environment.

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Key research included: 1) health and safety effects of the airline cabin environment on passengers and crewmembers, 2) the efficiency and effectiveness of aircraft environmental control systems, and 3) the study of emerging technologies with the potential to eliminate bleed air contaminants and purify aircraft.

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The book provides some recommendations for potential approaches for improving cabin air quality and a surveillance and. Aircraft Cabin Environmental Control Systems Physiology of Flight Composition of the Atmosphere.

Aircraft that utilize exhaust shroud-type heating systems or combustion heaters are more likely to have carbon monoxide introduced into the cabin from these devices. It is very important to discover the source of carbon monoxide if it is detected. At a typical aircraft cruising altitude of 30, feet ( m), the outside air temperature is around −40°C and is extremely dry, typically containing about g water/kg of air.

For pressurized aircraft flying at these levels, the conditioned air entering the cabin has a relative humidity of Cited by: 1. Contains papers presented at an October symposium held in New Orleans, Louisiana, on cabin air quality measurements, chemicals and toxicity, standards, modeling and control of cabin air quality, cabin air quality and emerging issues, and relationships between cabin environment factors and comfo.

Topics are grouped under: Control of Aircraft Cabin Air Quality; Possible Effects of Low Humidity, Decreased Outside Air Flows; and Effects of Some Aircraft Malfunctions on Cabin Air Quality. The volume concludes with Air Quality Systems for Related Enclosed Spaces, in which chapters cover air quality in buildings, ships, submarines, and /5(2).

Cabin Environment (a) Cabin Air Pressure. Although aircraft cabins are pressurized, the cabin air pressure is not the same as on the ground.

It is equivalent to pressure at the altitude of meters above sea level. Consequently, the available oxygen is reduced and gases within the body expand.

The Airliner Cabin Environment Research (ACER) Center is funded through a Federal Aviation Administration Cooperative Agreement entitled “National Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Research in the Intermodal Transport Environment (RITE).”.

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Avionics cooling, smoke detection, and fire suppression are also commonly considered part of an aircraft's environmental control system. As a result of that regulatory authority over safety and health, FAAhas promulgated specifications for air quality in commercial aircraft in Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs): 14 CFR21, 14 14 CFRand 14 CFR ).

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Background. The issue of cabin air quality on commercial aircraft, as well as the possible contamination of that air with fumes and contaminants introduced via bleed air from the engine or auxiliary power unit as part of the pressurization and heating and cooling functions, remains controversial.

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What is not known. We don’t know what causes most health problems that could be linked to cabin air. Results of FAA cabin ozone monitoring program in commercial aircraft in and / (Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Environment and Energy ; [Springfield, Va.: National Technical Information Service, ]), by James W.

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