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Gaussian dispersion models applicable to refinery emissions.

Arthur Bass

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Published
**1977** by American Petroleum Institute, Refining Dept. in Washington .

Written in English

- Air -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.,
- Atmospheric diffusion -- Mathematical models.,
- Petroleum refineries -- Mathematical models.

**Edition Notes**

Series | API publication ; 952 |

Contributions | Hoffnagle, Gale F., joint author., American Petroleum Institute. Committee on Refinery Environmental Control. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | TD888.P4 B37 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | vii, 125 p. : |

Number of Pages | 125 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4581355M |

LC Control Number | 77154119 |

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SLAB – A model for denser-than-air gaseous plume releases that utilizes the one-dimensional equations of momentum, conservation of mass and energy, and the equation. These refined dispersion models are listed in Appendix W (PDF) (45 pp, K, About PDF) and are required to be used for State Implementation Plan (SIP) revisions for existing sources and for New Source Review (NSR) and Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) programs.

The models in this section include the following: AERMOD Modeling System - A steady-state. Good Practice Guide for Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling i. Acknowledgements Gaussian-plume models 11 Good Practice Guide for Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling v.

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AERMOD View is our most commonly used air dispersion model and is applicable to a wide range of buoyant or neutrally buoyant emissions up to a. CONTENTS ABSTRACT vii Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION 1 Chapter 2. BACKGROUND 3 Chapter 3. ESTIMATES OF ATMOSPHERIC DISPERSION _ 5 Coordinate System 5 Diffusion Equations 5 Effects of Stability: 6 Estimation of Vertical and Horizontal Dispersion 7 Evaluation of Wind Speed 7 Plots of Concentrations against Distance _ 7 Accuracy of Estimates 7 Graphs.

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(14) Hanna, S.R. and Drivas, P.J., Guidelines For The Use Of Vapor Cloud Dispersion Models, Center For Process Safety, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, [Gaussian distribution function] wind speed area of disk 2 Mass emission rate Conc at 2 = 1 2 Simple Model #2: x z y X is the time-averaged wind direction, Y is the cross-wind direction, Z is the vertical dimension ()() = [−] 3 m/sec m2 µg/sec m µg Gaussian Plume Model 1 2 In order to derive an equation describing the distribution of mass.

Air quality dispersion modeling 1. Air Quality Dispersion Modeling and Data Interpretation S.K. Goya I Scientist Air Pollution Control Division, NEERI, Nagpur - Preamble Air pollution models are used for simulation of the transport and diffusion of various pollutants (SPM, S02, NOx, CO etc.) being released into atmosphere as a result of industrial.

This Gaussian plume model was originally published in by Roland R. Draxler as NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL ARL, titled, "Forty-eight hour Atmospheric Dispersion Forecasts at Selected Locations in the United States." The program has been updated to produce quick forecasts of atmospheric dispersion via the web by combining the simple techniques of.

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