EFFECT OF VENTILATION MODES AND INDOOR TEMPERATURE TO THE CONCENTRATIONS OF PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5) INSIDE VEHICLE CABIN DURING MOBILE CONDITIONS

  • Noor Hafiz Noordin
  • Azli Abd Razak

Abstract

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) may come from various field of studies and normally it is related to the air quality level inside a building. Instead of building, vehicle cabin also can be considered as one of the indoor spaces and it is known as Vehicle Indoor Air Quality (VIAQ). Recently, vehicle has become one of the important requirements in individual life. People used vehicle to travel from one place to another without realize the exposure to the air pollutant inside the cabin. The high exposure to the many types of pollutants may affect the human health. However, this study was conducted to investigate one type of pollutant which is the concentrations of Particulate Matter (PM2.5) when a vehicle moving on the road with different ventilation modes. The data for PM2.5 concentrations and indoor temperatures were collected using direct-reading instruments such as Environmental Monitoring Instrument (EMI) and Thermal Recorder. It was found that, the different ventilation modes had a significant effect to the concentrations of PM2.5 and indoor temperature.

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Published
2021-06-30
How to Cite
NOORDIN, Noor Hafiz; ABD RAZAK, Azli. EFFECT OF VENTILATION MODES AND INDOOR TEMPERATURE TO THE CONCENTRATIONS OF PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5) INSIDE VEHICLE CABIN DURING MOBILE CONDITIONS. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 33-48, june 2021. ISSN 0128-326X. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/myse/article/view/13235>. Date accessed: 30 nov. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.24191/myse.v8i2.13235.

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