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Interior of an experimental chamber that tests and monitors particles.

interior of an experimental chamber for particles

The inside experimental chamber. Flooring samples are kept in a filtered, temperature and humidity controlled cabinet (A). Flooring samples seeded with particles are then tested using a mechanical foot apparatus designed to mimic a human walking using electronically-controlled actuators (B). Particle concentrations are monitored and re-suspension characteristics can be compared for various types of flooring.

Credit: Andrea Ferro, Clarkson University

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