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Boundary Layer Structure: Modeling and Application to Air Pollution and Wind Energy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789400965164
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
  • Pages: 483
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.01 (d)

Table of Contents

Opening Lecture.- Transport and Diffusion in Complex Terrain (Review).- I Boundary Layer Structure.- Some Aspects of the Turbulent Stable Boundary Layer.- Parametric Relations for the Atmospheric Boundary Layer.- Entrainment Effects in the Well-Mixed Atmospheric Boundary Layer.- II Theory and Advanced Mathematical Techniques in Modeling Air Flow and Atmospheric Diffusion.- Second Order Modeling of Turbulent Transport in the Surface Mixed Layer.- Solutions of the Integral Equation of Diffusion and the Random Walk Model for Continuous Plumes and Instantaneous Puffs in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer.- The Random Force Theory: Application to Meso- and Large-Scale Atmospheric Diffusion.- Mass Consistent Models for Wind Distribution in Complex Terrain - Fast Algorithms for Three Dimensional Problems.- Spectral Methods for Atmospheric Diffusion Modeling.- III Wind Distribution in Complex Terrain.- Stratified Airflow over One or Two Hills.- Physical Modelling of Flow and Dispersion over Complex Terrain.- On the Enhanced Smoothing over Topography in Some Mesometeorological Models.- Mesoscale Flow over Complex Terrain - A Field Study in the Lake Kinneret Area.- Experimental and Model Transport and Diffusion Studies in Complex Terrain with Emphasis on Tracer Studies.- The Wind Regime in Coastal Areas with Special Reference to Results Obtained from the Swedish Wind Energy Program.- Wind Energy Estimates by Use of a Diagnostic Model.- IV Dispersion of Pollutants in the Atmosphere and its Deposition on the Surface.- Overwater Dispersion in Coastal Regions.- The Modification of Plume Models to Account for Dry Deposition.- Wind Tunnel Simulation of Diffusion in a Convective Boundary Layer.- V Round-Table Discussion.- Round-Table Discussion.- Announcement.

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