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Chapter 21 Calibration of Aerosol Instruments



Bean T. Chen, Robert A. Fletcher, Yung-Sung Cheng


This chapter reviews calibration techniques relevant to aerosol measurement devices, such as sizing instruments, condensation nuclei counters, and mass monitors. The generation methods for test aerosols and important parameters in instrument calibration are emphasized. Also reviewed are the calibration and use of flow monitoring devices that play an integral role in aerosol sampling and instrument calibration.
Aerosol Measurement: Principles, Techniques, and Applications
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Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, Hoboken, NJ


instrument calibration, aerosol, standards, standard methods


Chen, B. , Fletcher, R. and Cheng, Y. (2011), Chapter 21 Calibration of Aerosol Instruments, Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, Hoboken, NJ, [online], (Accessed June 24, 2024)


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Created July 4, 2011, Updated October 12, 2021