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CRC Handbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields

1st Edition

By Charles Polk

CRC Press

512 pages

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The objective of this book is to present in a concise manner what is actually known at the present time about biological effects of time invariant, low frequency and radio frequency (including microwave) electric and magnetic fields. In reviewing the vast amount of experimental data which have been obtained in recent years, the authors tried to select those results that are, in their opinion, of major importance and of lasting value. In discussing mechanisms of interaction of electromagnetic fields with living matter they have tried to differentiate between what is clearly established, what is suggested by available evidence without being convincingly proven, and what is conjecture at the present time.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Dielectric Permittivity And Electrical Conductivity Of Biological Materials 1. Dielectric Properties of Tissues Part 2: Effects of DC And Low Frequency Fields 1. Interaction of DC Electric Fields with Living Matter 2. Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) and Very Low Frequency Electric Fields: Rectification, Frequency Sensitivity, Noise and Related Phenomena 3. Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Electrical Fields: Experimental Work on Biological Effects 4. Biological Effects of Static Magnetic Fields 5. Interaction of ELF Fields and Living Matter Part 3: Effects of Radio Frequency (Including Microwave) Fields 1. Experimental radio and Microwave Dosimetry 2. Computer Methods for Field Intensity Predictions 3.Thermoregulation in the Presence of Microwave Fields 4. Interaction of Nonmodulated Fields with Living Matter 5. Modulated Fields and Window Effects.

About the Author

Charles Polk

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications