This is the third edition of a comprehensive single-source reference book on dispersion modeling of air pollution plumes. Topics covered in the book include: classifying atmospheric stability; determining of buoyant pollution plume rise; Gaussian dispersion calculations and modeling; developing windspeed profiles; trapped pollution plumes; fumigated plumes; flare stack plumes; meteorological parameters; and much more. Every equation is completely derived step-by-step and every constraint or assumption is fully explained.
A set of self-study exercises, with detailed answers, is included with each book.
The book has a soft cover and is 8.5 inches wide by 11 inches long with 201 pages.
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Over 2,000 copies of the book have been sold in over 50 countries worldwide.About the Author:
Milton R. Beychok is a chemical engineer living in Newport Beach, California, USA. His professional career includes 20 years as a manager of process design with the Fluor Corporation (now known as Fluor-Daniels Inc.) in the United States and in the United Kingdom, followed by 25 years of independent, private-practice consulting.
He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, a registered Professional Engineer in California, and a long-time Fellow member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
For the last 15-20 years, his primary focus has been on the environmental aspects of the hydrocarbon processing industry. His clients have included almost every major oil company operating in the United States as well as most of the major environmental consulting firms.
He has written two published engineering books, as well as over 30 journal publications, symposium papers, and conference papers.
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