CH304K Chapter 1 Notes part 3 (1)

that new car smell is all vocs indoor air pollution

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Unformatted text preview: y friendlier paints. New carpet and furniture also possess VOC's.. that "new car smell".. is all VOC's! Indoor Air Pollution Example: Radon Mostly a problem in the Northeast. Granite rocks emit radon naturally. Radon builds up in airtight basements. Extended exposure can cause nasal cancers, but exact level controversial. Compromise between saving on heating $$ and exposure to radon. Test kits are available. MEASUREMENTS Know the fundamental SI units for: Time second s Mass kilogram kg Distance meter m Temperature Kelvin K Know ALL the metric prefixes! (pico (p) is missing from your book it is 1x10-12 ) All English – Metric conversions will be given on exams. Be able to convert (you wont be given these): between different metric prefixes between feet and inches between Celsius and Kelvin Also, know this: One cubic centimeter is the SAME as one milliliter: 1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2014 for the course CH 304k taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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