UVGI design basics for air and surface disinfection

W. J. Kowalski, William P. Bahnfleth

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The factors that determine the design parameters of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) systems are addressed. The methods that can be used to size systems more effectively are discussed. The information presented may lead the industry back to the path of continuous improvement although the goal of eliminating airborne disease might remain unachievable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10
Number of pages10
JournalHPAC Heating, Piping, Air Conditioning
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Fluid Flow and Transfer Processes


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