Accession Number:

ADA291466

Title:

Toxic Hazards Tests for Vehicles and Other Equipment.

Descriptive Note:

Final test operations procedure.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-02-28

Pagination or Media Count:

52.0

Abstract:

Details are specified as to requirements and conduct of tests governing the measurement and analyses as pertains to human exposure of concentrations of common toxic gasmetal compounds produced during equipmentsystems operations including weapons firing from combat vehicles automotive operations operation of fueled fired heaters firing of rocketsmissiles using either solid or liquid propellants operation of fuel burning systems and activation of fire extinguishing systems. Included are the associated air standards for air quality and exposure as well as requirements and general specificationscriteria governing the measuring instrumentation. Particular attention is devoted to exposure to carbon monoxide CO and the details as to the analysis of CO exposure since it is the leading indicator of airborne toxicity. -BKA

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Air Pollution and Control
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Guided Missile Launching and Basing Support
  • Rockets

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE