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      Mass Concentration of Airborne Particulates in Selected Museums at Kuala Lumpur and Perak Darul Ridzuan

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      Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
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          Indoor pollutants gives harmful effects to human health and became the main cause of the cultural heritage deterioration. The research focuses on the airborne particulates at the indoor of the museum galleries. Equipment used to sample inhalable dust was the 7-hole sampler and the Cyclone sampler for sample respirable dust. The results show that mass concentrations at selected location were exceeding the limit of safety Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Malaysia standard limit for TSP and PM10 in 8 hours sampling. Thus, it is important to control the level of contaminants within the buildings for safety purposes.

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          Journal
          Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
          ajE-Bs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-751X
          June 29 2018
          July 01 2018
          : 3
          : 9
          : 65
          Article
          10.21834/aje-bs.v4i15.25
          23f3c68c-2040-4f33-ab1b-87defe9c5ac7
          © 2018

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


          Psychology,Urban design & Planning,Urban studies,General behavioral science,Cultural studies

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