The effect of obstructions and thermals in laminar-flow systems

Whyte, W. and Shaw, B. H. (1974) The effect of obstructions and thermals in laminar-flow systems. Journal of Hygiene, 72(3), pp. 415-423. (doi: 10.1017/S0022172400023652) (PMID:4526407) (PMCID:PMC2130525)

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The influence of obstructions and thermals on the air flow in unidirectional or laminar flow systems was studied with special reference to operating rooms. It was shown that thermals induced in the operating rooms would have little influence in the normal laminar-flow system. The importance however of obstructions such as operating lamps and personnel was shown.

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Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Whyte, Dr William
Authors: Whyte, W., and Shaw, B. H.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering
Journal Name:Journal of Hygiene

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