Research of the internal environment of the military camp buildings

Authors

  • Zoltán Patonai Department of Environmental and Building Engineering, Institute of Environmental Systems, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Hungary; O&M Supervisor Branch, Infrastructure Directorate, Defence Economic Bureau, Hungarian MoD https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1060-437X
  • Gábor Géczi Department of Environmental Analytics and Environmental Engineering, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0909-7131

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0015.5654

Keywords:

military camp, inside air quality (IAQ), temporary facilities

Abstract

One of the key tasks of this research work is to assess the carbon dioxide (CO₂) pollution in the resting areas of military camps under the current deployment conditions and to assess its impact on soldiers. In the process, the environmental impacts that affect the CO₂ concentration were researched in different rooms in different ways. In addition to the rest areas of a military camp, enumerating the major camp facilities that affect the “welfare” feeling of soldiers on foreign mission, we arrived at the kitchen complex and the work environment of the kitchen staff. One of the key parts of the camp kitchen complex is the food storage, where the raw materials needed for the supply are stored. Storage is very important in a crisis situation, when you have to be prepared to stay away from the homeland, to prevent any supply or procurement problems. A particularly important task in providing food raw materials is the so-called “Fresh” storage. The aim of the paper is to examine the changes in the CO₂ concentration of the camp storage room, which is of key importance in food supply, in the vegetable (fruit) storage places. By modeling at a measurement site set up in the laboratory of the host institution, we measure the CO₂ composition of the indoor air in the warehouse by placing various vegetables and fruits. The change of CO₂ concentration is examined separately for certain types of vegetables and fruits stored in closed storage rooms, taking into account the degree of effective storage capacity and determine the required fresh air value to ensure proper storage conditions. Finally, a mathematical model to simulate changes in storage conditions will be created, which offer help to plan of the military camp.

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Published

2021-11-29

How to Cite

Patonai, Z., & Géczi, G. (2021). Research of the internal environment of the military camp buildings. Science, Technology and Innovation, 13(2), 35–40. https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0015.5654

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