5. Worked Examples of Calculations of Surface Roughness Length for Seven Industrial and Urban Scenarios

  1. Steven R. Hanna1 and
  2. Rex E. Britter2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470935613.ch5

Wind Flow and Vapor Cloud Dispersion at Industrial and Urban Sites

Wind Flow and Vapor Cloud Dispersion at Industrial and Urban Sites

How to Cite

Hanna, S. R. and Britter, R. E. (2002) Worked Examples of Calculations of Surface Roughness Length for Seven Industrial and Urban Scenarios, in Wind Flow and Vapor Cloud Dispersion at Industrial and Urban Sites, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470935613.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hanna Consultants

  2. 2

    University of Cambridge

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 4 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816908639

Online ISBN: 9780470935613

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Keywords:

  • surface roughness length;
  • industrial plant;
  • geometric parameters;
  • dispersion calculations;
  • Chicago urban area

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Small (18 m by 24 m) Industrial Plant

  • A Group of Industrial Warehouses Covering a 250 m by 250 m Area

  • Medium-Sized (400 m by 400 m) Refinery

  • Typical Urban Area (Chicago)

  • Industrial Plant (Case 3) in Chicago Urban Area

  • Industrial Plant from Case 3 Located on a Peninsula

  • Large 4 km by 4 km Refinery in a Desert

  • Summary of Seven Cases Used for Worked Examples