Computational assessment of air pollution dispersion in urban centers

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dc.contributor.advisor Damodaran, Murali
dc.contributor.author Kar, Sayan
dc.date.accessioned 2014-04-28T12:55:33Z
dc.date.available 2014-04-28T12:55:33Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Kar, Sayan (2013). Computational assessment of air pollution dispersion in urban centers (M. Tech. Dissertations). Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, pp. 63 (Acc No: T00007) en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/1296
dc.description.abstract For air quality modeling, the Gaussian plume model has been extensively used to analytically solve the steady and unsteady transport equations including the effects of particle deposition and settling. Along with the standard analytical solution of the Gaussian plume model for modeling air pollution dispersion in the atmosphere this work explores the adaptation of a Lagrangian Branched Atmospheric Trajectory approach for computing ground level concentrations of PM10 (suspended Particulate Matter of aerodynamic diameter of less than10 micro meter), PM2.5 emitted from different air pollution sources in and around the city of Ahmedabad, India. With a transport time step of 6 hrs, the model includes necessary meteorological data which couple with multi-pollutant emission grid. The results obtained from the model are found to be very close to the measured data (2009-2011) from Gujarat Pollution Control Board. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Sayan Kar
dc.format.extent pp. 63
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar en_US
dc.subject Advection-diffusion equation en_US
dc.subject Air pollution dispersion en_US
dc.subject Branched Atmospheric Trajectory modelc en_US
dc.subject Gaussian plume model en_US
dc.subject Suspended particular matter. en_US
dc.title Computational assessment of air pollution dispersion in urban centers en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Chemical Engineering
dc.description.degree M.Tech.


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