Course Code: EST 401

Course Title : Dispersion Models

Weekly Class and Application Hours:3-0

Short Course Description: This course deals with the basics of atmospheric dispersion, space and time dispersion classes, computationalmodelling of dispersion, model types on atmospheric pollution, a simple dispersion model, The Euler and Lagrange approaches, the 2D Dispersionequation, Gaussian dispersion, Instability of the atmosphere, Building effects and stack downwash, wind distribution by height, Chemicaldynamics, gravitational settling, dry deposition, wet deposition and errors – reliability of the models.

Textbook and Supplementary Books::

  1. Air Dispersion Modelling: Foundations and Applications By: Alex De Visscher. 664 pages

  2. Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling: A Practical Introduction by Rod Barratt

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

  • Attendance 95%compulsory