Carbon dioxide generation rate

The carbon dioxide generation rate is the rate at which carbon dioxide is produced by persons or animals. It depends on a person's metabolic rate, size and activity.

Unit: L/s

Example values

Case Value Source
Adult with activity 1.7 MET 0.00785 L/s Batterman 2017 : Stuart Batterman. Review and extension of co2-based methods to determine ventilation rates with application to school classrooms. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(2):145, 2017.
Child with activity 1.4 MET 0.00407 L/s Batterman 2017 : Stuart Batterman. Review and extension of co2-based methods to determine ventilation rates with application to school classrooms. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(2):145, 2017.