6. Release Height and Source Size Effects on Fluctuation Intensity

  1. David J. Wilson

Published Online: 17 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470937976.ch6

Concentration Fluctuations and Averaging Time in Vapor Clouds

Concentration Fluctuations and Averaging Time in Vapor Clouds

How to Cite

Wilson, D. J. (1995) Release Height and Source Size Effects on Fluctuation Intensity, in Concentration Fluctuations and Averaging Time in Vapor Clouds, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470937976.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816906796

Online ISBN: 9780470937976

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Keywords:

  • concentration fluctuations;
  • internal fluctuations;
  • lower flammable limit;
  • fluctuation intensity measurements;
  • meandering plume

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Internal Fluctuations in Jets and Plumes with No Meandering

  • Fluctuation Intensity in Meandering Plumes from Ground Level Releases

  • Meandering Plume Models for Source Size Effects on Elevated Releases

  • Comparison with Chatwin and Sullivan's Similarity Model

  • Release Momentum Effects on Source Size

  • Fluctuations Near the Ground: Dissipation by Wind Shear

  • Terrain Roughness, Atmospheric Stability, and Compatibility with Existing Hazard Assessment Models