Engineering ToolBox - Resources, Tools and Basic Information for Engineering and Design of Technical Applications!

This is an AMP page - Open full page! for all features.

Emissions from the Human Body

Sponsored Links

Some typical gaseous emissions from the human body: 

  • Acetaldehyde: 3.5 10-8 g/h
  • Acetone: 4.8 10-7 g/h
  • Ammonia: 1.6 10-5 g/h
  • Carbon dioxide: 3.2 10-2 g/h
  • Carbon monoxide: 1 10-5 g/h
  • Hydrogen sulfide: 1.5 10-8 g/h
  • Methane: 1.7 10-6 g/h
  • Methanol: 6 10-9 g/h
  • Toluene: 2.3 10-8 g/h
  • 1 g/h = 1 10-3 kg/h = 2.2 10-3 lb/h
Sponsored Links

Related Topics


Human physiology vs. air quality, comfort temperatures, activity and metabolic rates. Health effects of gases adn polutions like carbon monoxide and more.

Related Documents

Carbon Dioxide Emission from the Human Body vs. Activity

Carbon Dioxide emission from persons vs. activity.

Clothing, Activity and Human Metabolism

Human metabolism at low and high activity with different levels of clothing.

Heat Emission from Animals

Heat energy produced by animals.

Human Body - Specific Heat

Specific heat of the human body - compared to substances like protein and wood.

Human Body Composition

Composition of the human body.

Human Effort Levels - Energy and Heart Rates

Human work effort levels vs. energy expenditure and associated heart rates.

Human Heat Gain

Heat gain from persons in air conditioned spaces - in btu/hr.

Human Need of Air

Fresh air is required for respiration and for transport of heat and vapor emitted from the human body.

Humans - Required Rest Time

Relaxation rest time vs. working time and activity.

Met - Human Metabolic Rates

Metabiolic Rate - Met - is used as a measuring unit for human body heat or power production.

Metabolic Heat Gain from Persons

Human metabolic heat gain in air conditioned rooms.

Required Building Space per Person

Room area per person - may be used to calculate typical indoor climate loads.

Survival Time in Cold Water

Time to exhaustion and death for humans in cold water.

Sponsored Links

Search Engineering ToolBox

  • the most efficient way to navigate the Engineering ToolBox!

SketchUp Extension - Online 3D modeling!

Add standard and customized parametric components - like flange beams, lumbers, piping, stairs and more - to your Sketchup model with the Engineering ToolBox - SketchUp Extension - enabled for use with the amazing, fun and free SketchUp Make and SketchUp Pro . Add the Engineering ToolBox extension to your SketchUp from the Sketchup Extension Warehouse!


We don't collect information from our users. Only emails and answers are saved in our archive. Cookies are only used in the browser to improve user experience.

Some of our calculators and applications let you save application data to your local computer. These applications will - due to browser restrictions - send data between your browser and our server. We don't save this data.

Google use cookies for serving our ads and handling visitor statistics. Please read Google Privacy & Terms for more information about how you can control adserving and the information collected.

AddThis use cookies for handling links to social media. Please read AddThis Privacy for more information.