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Title: Experimental design for a case study of drift from a mechanical draft cooling tower

Abstract

A comprehensive experimental study of drift emissions and downwind deposition from a mechanical draft cooling tower is planned for early spring 1978. The objective of the experiment is to develop a data base which can be used for validation of drift deposition models. The key aspects of the study are to measure the characteristics of the drift emitted from the tower, the ambient meteorological conditions responsible for the transport and dispersion of the drift, and the downwind deposition and near surface air concentration patterns of the drift. The source characteristics, including air temperature and velocity profiles at the tower exit, and the transport parameters are to be used as inputs to the models, while the deposition patterns are to serve as comparisons to the outputs of the models.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs., Richland, WA (USA)
OSTI Identifier:
5800808
Report Number(s):
PNL-SA-6679; CONF-780533-3
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-06-1830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Symposium on cooling tower environment, College Park, MD, USA, 2 May 1978
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; ENVIRONMENTAL TRANSPORT; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MECHANICAL DRAFT COOLING TOWERS; PLUMES; AEROSOLS; DATA COMPILATION; DEPOSITION; DROPLETS; EVALUATION; GRAPHS; METEOROLOGY; PARTICLE SIZE; SEAWATER; TABLES; VELOCITY; COLLOIDS; COOLING TOWERS; DATA; DATA FORMS; DISPERSIONS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; INFORMATION; MASS TRANSFER; NUMERICAL DATA; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PARTICLES; SIZE; SOLS; WATER; 500200* - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (-1989); 200200 - Fossil-Fueled Power Plants- Waste Management

Citation Formats

Laulainen, N. S.. Experimental design for a case study of drift from a mechanical draft cooling tower. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Laulainen, N. S.. Experimental design for a case study of drift from a mechanical draft cooling tower. United States.
Laulainen, N. S.. 1978. "Experimental design for a case study of drift from a mechanical draft cooling tower". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5800808.
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abstractNote = {A comprehensive experimental study of drift emissions and downwind deposition from a mechanical draft cooling tower is planned for early spring 1978. The objective of the experiment is to develop a data base which can be used for validation of drift deposition models. The key aspects of the study are to measure the characteristics of the drift emitted from the tower, the ambient meteorological conditions responsible for the transport and dispersion of the drift, and the downwind deposition and near surface air concentration patterns of the drift. The source characteristics, including air temperature and velocity profiles at the tower exit, and the transport parameters are to be used as inputs to the models, while the deposition patterns are to serve as comparisons to the outputs of the models.},
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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5800808}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {4}
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