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Analysis of heat stress and its impact on thermal comfort

Author Affiliations

  • 1Kodla B.K.A. Vidyamandir, Kodla, Murshidabad-742405, West Bengal, India
  • 2J. D. Birla Institute, Departments of Sciences & Commerce,11 Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata- 700020, India
  • 3Department of Physics, D.N. College, Aurangabad, Murshidabad-742201, India

Res. J. Physical Sci., Volume 7, Issue (3), Pages 12-14, September,4 (2019)

Abstract

Rise in ambient atmospheric temperature is a serious concern in tropical countries. It induces irreversible thermal stress in human population especially those involved in outdoor activities. Thermal stress reduces productivity of working population due to generation of thermal and even raises casualty issues if the extent of stress situation is sufficiently high. Thus it is absolutely necessary to understand the regional features of thermal stress so that effective precaution may be suggested to save precious human lives of all economic status. Present research summarizes an account of thermal stress measurements based on calculation framework, indices of measurement and prevention strategies.

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