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Evaluation of VOC Emission Characteristics of Adhesive-bonded Building Materials for Residential Buildings Using Numerical Modeling
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Evaluation of VOC Emission Characteristics of Adhesive-bonded Building Materials for Residential Buildings Using Numerical Modeling
Choi, Dong Hee;
A numerical study was carried out to evaluate VOC emissions from adhesive-bonded materials under different conditions of material characteristics. The analysis was carried out using a numerical modeling which predicts emission rates from adhesive-bonded materials considering mass transfer in materials, interface of material and air, mass transfer in boundary layer, and mass balance in a room. Strategies to reduce toluene emissions and to improve indoor air quality are presented based on the results. The results show that material characteristics have impact on peak concentrations, times when the peak appears, and decay rates in the course of time. It is suggested that appropriate countermeasures of selecting materials can contribute reducing toluene emissions and improve indoor air quality.
Adhesive-bonded building material;Emission;Modeling;Residential building;Volatile Organic Compounds(VOC);
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