Mackay, Cameron and Mulholland, A. and McKee, S. (2006) Diffusion and convection of gaseous and fine particulate from a chimney. IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 71 (5). pp. 670691. ISSN 02724960

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Abstract
Particle dispersion from a high chimney is considered and an expression for the subsequent concentration of the particulate deposited on the ground is derived. We consider the general case wherein the effects of both diffusion and convection on the steady state ground concentration of particulate are incorporated. Two key parameters emerge from this analysis: the ratio of diffusion to convection and the nondimensionalised surface mass transfer rate. We also solve the inverse problem of recovering these two parameters given the boundary concentration profile and provide an estimate of the concentration flux above the chimney stack.
Item type:  Article 

ID code:  4558 
Keywords:  diffusion, convection, particulate, pollution, inverse problem, applied physics, numerical mathematics, Mathematics, Physics, Applied Mathematics 
Subjects:  Science > Mathematics Science > Physics 
Department:  Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics 
Depositing user:  Strathprints Administrator 
Date Deposited:  01 Nov 2007 
Last modified:  26 Mar 2015 18:23 
URI:  http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4558 
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