Thermo-Fluid Dynamic of Gaseous Pollutant Dispersion: Fundamentals and Applications in Thermal Power Plants


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This work focuses on the pollutant dispersion problem with particular reference to thermal power plants. A powerful mathematical modeling to predict gaseous pollutant concentration at atmosphere and different CFD simulations results by Ansys CFX® software are presented. The gaseous pollutant dispersion was evaluated by analyzing of different process parameters as wind velocity, gas emission rate and temperature. The study confirms wind velocity as main variable that strongly affecting dispersion phenomena.



Diffusion Foundations (Volume 20)

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A.J. F. Gadelha et al., "Thermo-Fluid Dynamic of Gaseous Pollutant Dispersion: Fundamentals and Applications in Thermal Power Plants", Diffusion Foundations, Vol. 20, pp. 34-54, 2019

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