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Solving for plume contaminant concentration at a point in space.

pollution rate emission rate(Q) average wind speed (u) y direction plume standard deviation (y) z direction plume standard deviation (z) y position (y) z position (z) effective stach height (H)
Calculate

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Conversions: pollution rate emission rate(Q) =0 average wind speed (u) =0 y direction plume standard deviation (y) = 0 z direction plume standard deviation (z) = 0 y position (y) =0 z position (z) =0 =0 effective stach height (H) =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 =0 gram/second meter/second meter meter meter meter meter

Solution: plume contaminant concentration at a point in space (C) = HAS NOT BEEN CALCULATED Other Units:

Change Equation Select an equation to solve for a different unknown Gaussian plume dispersion model developed by Pasquill plume contaminant concentration at a point in space

plume contaminant concentration at ground level

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contaminant concentration at ground level along the plume centerline contaminant concentration at ground level along the plume centerline when the emission source is at ground level wind speed at elevation from known wind speed and elevation wind speed at elevation

weather station wind speed

elevation

weather station elevation

stability parameter

effective stack height effective stack height

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physical stack height plume rise plume rise for superadiabatic conditions plume rise

stack gas exit speed

stack diameter

average wind speed

stack heat emission rate

plume rise for neutral stability conditions plume rise

stack gas exit speed

stack diameter

average wind speed

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stack heat emission rate

plume rise for subadiabatic conditions plume rise

stack gas exit speed

stack diameter

average wind speed

stack heat emission rate

Where C = downwind concentration Q = pollution source emission rate u = average wind speed y = y direction plume standard deviation z = z direction plume standard deviation x = position in the x direction or downwind direction y = position in the y direction z = position in the z direction H = effective stack height

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Reference: 1) P. Aarne Vesilind, J. Jeffrey Peirce and Ruth F. Weiner. 1994. Environmental Engineering. Butterworth Heinemann. 3rd ed. AJ Online Design and Engineering Software | 2 Copyright 2002-2005

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