5. Dispersion Models

  1. Center for Chemical Process Safety

Published Online: 7 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470935071.ch5

Guidelines for Use of Vapor Cloud Dispersion Models, Second Edition

Guidelines for Use of Vapor Cloud Dispersion Models, Second Edition

How to Cite

Center for Chemical Process Safety (1996) Dispersion Models, in Guidelines for Use of Vapor Cloud Dispersion Models, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470935071.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816907021

Online ISBN: 9780470935071

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Keywords:

  • dispersion models;
  • momentum-dominated jets;
  • elevated dense gas jets;
  • dense gas clouds;
  • plume confinement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Critical Richardson Number Criterion

  • Jet Trajectory and Entrainment

  • Dense Gas Release at Grade

  • Transport and Dispersion of Neutrally Buoyant or Passive Gas Clouds

  • Simple Nomograms for Calculating the Dilution of Dense Gas Release

  • Three-Dimensional Numerical Models of Dense Gas Dispersion

  • Transport and Dispersion Near Buildings

  • Worst Case Meteorological Conditions

  • Removal by Dry and Wet Deposition