Modelling of cold stress and cold strain in protective clothing

Faming Wang

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Abstract

The definition of 'cold' and the effects of cold on human function, performance and health are described. Cold-associated injuries, including nonfreezing cold injuries, such as immersion foot, and freezing cold injuries, such as frostbite, are outlined. Methods of assessment of cold stress and modelling of cold strain are examined. Work practices for prevention of cold injuries for various cold workplaces are outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProtective Clothing
Subtitle of host publicationManaging Thermal Stress
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages366-391
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9781782420408
ISBN (Print)9781782420323
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cold injury
  • Cold-protective clothing
  • Required insulation
  • Survival time

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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