ventilation rate


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ventilation rate

Abbreviation: VR
The number of breaths per minute.
See also: rate

ventilation rate

the rate of respiration in terms of the volume of air breathed per minute.
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However, even for minor chemical releases within the room itself, a ventilation rate between 6 and 12 ACH (which may be considered high by today's standards) is not nearly enough to maintain safety.
The quality of CPR metrics included average compression rate, compression depth (mm), ventilation volume (mL) and ventilation rate, participant percentage of appropriate (as defined by the 2010 and 2015 AHA guidelines) compression rate, compression depth, complete chest recoil, and CCF%.
If you're unsure whether your ventilation rates are high enough, ASHRAE 62.1 specifies minimum ventilation rates that are optimal for IAQ.
The outside air dampers were open according to the VRP minimum ventilation rate when the building was occupied.
Measurements were carried out under real working conditions at a ventilation rate of 20.1 air changes per h.
The ventilation rate calculation, which represents only the fresh incoming air (and no EATR air), must take the level of contaminant in the ventilation air and the EATR of the system into account.
The main environmental factors, such as temperature, humidity, and ventilation rate, which affect formaldehyde release from samples, were investigated in the environmental test chamber (HW-571, studio volume = 1 [m.sup.3]; Jinan Hong Wei Technology Co., Ltd.).
Figure 3 shows the stored energy and ventilation rate for different PCMs.
In all of the poultry buildings, the ventilation control system was programmed relating bird weight to minimum ventilation rate. A target temperature was assigned as a function of the age of the birds for the breeding period.