8. Complex Flow Considerations

  1. George E. DeVaull,
  2. John A. King,
  3. Ronald J. Lantzy and
  4. David J. Fontaine

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470937990.ch8

Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book

Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book

How to Cite

DeVaull, G. E., King, J. A., Lantzy, R. J. and Fontaine, D. J. (1995) Complex Flow Considerations, in Understanding Atmospheric Dispersion of Accidental Releases: A CCPS Concept Book, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470937990.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780816906819

Online ISBN: 9780470937990

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Keywords:

  • complex flow considerations;
  • building wakes;
  • stack downwash;
  • gravity-driven flows;
  • terrain effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Building Wakes and Stack Downwash

  • Gravity-Driven Flows and the Effects of Terrain

  • Aerosol Rainout

  • Fanning Plumes and Subsidence