Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privreduJournal of Applied Engineering Science


DOI: 10.5937/jaes14-12492
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 terms and conditions. 
Creative Commons License

Volume 14 article 400 pages: 451 - 456

Jezdimir Knezevic
MIRCE Akademy, United Kingdom

Aerotoxic syndrome is a somewhat controversial condition that could be triggered by the air compression systems in commercial planes. Some of the air that is compressed and recirculated throughout the cabins originates in jet engines; when excess oil molecules enter that air supply, it can result in what is called a “fume event” Thus, the main objective of this paper is to address the aerotoxic phenomenon as one possible mechnaism of the motion in Mirce Mechanic and examine how some of the existing Mirce Mechanics method could be applied to calculate reduction in the probability of inhaling aerotoxic, by the crew and frequent flyers ,through the application of some of the options available to the designers and operators presented in the paper.

View article

I wish to dedicate this paper to the memory of Professor, Dr Jovan Todorovic (1932-2016)., who introduced me to the subject of System Reliability and Effectiveness, in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Belgrade University in the late 1970’s, and then he mentored me during the Master and Doctoral studies. Our last scientific collaboration was through the publications of my research papers in this Journal where he was Editor in Chief, until his death in May this year.

Todorovic, J.: Upravljanje odrzavanjem na bazi rizika, (2009) Journal of Applied Engineering Science (Istraživanja i projektovanja za privredu, no. 1, p. 23-33.

Winder C., Balouet, JC, Aerotoxic Sydrome: Adverse Health Effects Following Exposure to Jet Oil Mist During Commercial Flights, Eddington, I, editor. Towards a safe and Civil Society, Proceedings of the International Congress on Occupational Health Conference, held in Brisbane, Australia, 4-6 September 2000. ISBN 0 646 401546

Ernsting J, Ward J, Rutherford OM. Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology. InRainford DJ, Gradwell DP (eds). Ernsting’s Aviation Medicine 4ed (2006) ISBN-10 0 340 81319 9: 13-40

Mobil Jet Oil II. Materials Safety Data Sheet. ExxonMobil (2008).

Rudnick, L.R. (ed.). Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants. Chemistry and Technology. Boca Raton (Fla.): CRC (Taylor & Francis) (2006).

The Manufacture and Use of Selected Aryl and Alkyl Aryl Phosphate Esters. Report EPA 560/6-76-008. Washington, D.C.: US Environmental Protection Agency (1976).

Kamanyire, R. and Karalliede, L. Organophosphate toxicity and occupational exposure. Occupational Medicine, (2004) 69–75.

Abou-Donia, M.B. Organophosphorus esterinduced chronic neurotoxicity. J. Occupational Health Safety (Australia & New Zealand) (2005) 408–43

Ramsden, J. J., The scientific adequacy of the present state of knowledge concerning neurotoxins in aircraft cabin air, Collegium Basilea & AMSI, doi: 10.4024/27RA11A. jbpc.11.04, Journal of Biological Physics and Chemistry, 11, (2011) 152–164