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Monitoring of Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Fields in the Urban Zone of Tuzla City

  • Vlado Madžarević
  • Majda Tešanović
  • Mevlida Hrustanović-Bajrić
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 59)

Abstract

During the recent years the problem about the monitoring of electromagnetic field pollution attracts the increasing attention of both scientists and national authorities. The topic of the problem lies in the increasing interest towards the local, regional, and global aspect study and control of the electromagnetic pollution. The need of receiving regular and accurate information about the changes in environmental electromagnetic radiation appeared.

This paper analyzed the cause of natural and man-made electromagnetic environment pollution, pointed out the harm of public health and the city normal production and living order and the city sustainable development. This paper suggested that comprehensive treatment measures should be taken to solve the problem of electromagnetic environment pollution in cities including the reasonable planning and layout, the real powerful supervision, the advertisement and education, and the high level of protection technology.

This paper has been written to show analysis of results measured in the urban zone. The measurement is realised by instruments ESM-100 and PCE – EM 29. For this reason, in this study electromagnetic radiation (EMR) measurements were conducted on four different days in Tuzla.

Measured EM field levels are compared with the limits that are determined by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) and World Health Organization WHO.

Keywords

Electric field strength Magnetic field strength Electromagnetic radiation (EMR) Electromagnetic field (EM) measurement 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vlado Madžarević
    • 1
  • Majda Tešanović
    • 1
  • Mevlida Hrustanović-Bajrić
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of TuzlaTuzlaBosnia and Herzegovina

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