Air pollution dispersion models-special reference to input parameters and application in sustainable urban planning


Air pollution dispersion models-special reference to input parameters and application in sustainable urban planning


1Dr. Akshey Bhargava, 2Mamta Khatri, 3Swati Bhargava, 4Disha Bhatt

1 Senior Professor, Global Institute of Engineering and Technology, JLNT University, Hyderabad, India. 2 Environmental engineer, LD College Of Engineering, Ahmadabad, Gujarat, India. 3 Masters in ‘Sustainable Environmental Design (SED) AA School of Architecture, London, UK. 4Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Parul Institute of Planning, Gujarat, India


Air pollution dispersion models have different applications including in sustainable urban planning. It is a model showing picture of reality and is widely used to make predictions thereby solve problems and make compatible strategies for the management of specific environmental problems. The output of a model is precisely dependent on source strength of pollutants, meteorology, topography, dispersion coefficients, and plume rise and so on so forth. An effort has been made in the present paper by the authors to precisely estimate the source strength, dispersion coefficients, plume rise etc along with type of air diffusion models and their relevance on urban planning.


Keywords: Air pollution, atmospheric dispersion models, source strength, urban planning, atmospheric conditions

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Akshey Bhargava,Mamta Khatri,Swati Bhargava,Disha Bhatt Air Pollution Dispersion Models- Special reference to input parameters and application in sustainable Urban Planning. American Journal of Transportation and Logistics, 2018,1:7. DOI:10.28933/ajtl-2018-07-3101


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