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Hazardous gas dispersion: a CFD model accounting for atmospheric stability classes.
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PMID:  19619939     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nowadays, thanks to the increasing CPU power the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is rapidly imposing also in the industrial risk assessment area, replacing integral models when particular situations, such as those involving complex terrains or large obstacles, are involved. Nevertheless, commercial CFD codes usually do not provide specific turbulence model for simulating atmospheric stratification effects, which are accounted of by the integral models through the well-known stability-class approach. In this work, a new approach able to take account of atmospheric features in CFD simulations has been developed and validated by comparison with available experimental data.
M Pontiggia; M Derudi; V Busini; R Rota
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2009-06-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hazardous materials     Volume:  171     ISSN:  1873-3336     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Hazard. Mater.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-28     Completed Date:  2010-01-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9422688     Medline TA:  J Hazard Mater     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  739-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dipartimento di Chimica, Materiali, Ingegneria Chimica Giulio Natta, Politecnico di Milano, 20131 Milano, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollutants
Computer Simulation
Environmental Monitoring / instrumentation*,  methods*
Models, Statistical
Particle Size
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants; 0/Gases

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