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AIR POLLUTION AND CONTROL

Semester : 7th

Course Code : 18CV732

CIE Marks : 40                       SEE Marks : 60

FULL NOTES

AIR POLLUTION AND CONTROL
18CV732

SYLLABUS

Module-1

Introduction: Definition, Sources, classification and characterization of air pollutants. Effects of air pollution on health, vegetation & materials. Types of inversion, photochemical smog. 

Module-2

Meteorology: Temperature lapse rate & stability, wind velocity & turbulence, plume behavior, measurement of meteorological variables, wind rose diagrams, Plume Rise, estimation of effective stack height and mixing depths. 

Module-3

Sampling: Sampling of particulate and gaseous pollutants (Stack, Ambient & indoor air pollution), Monitoring and analysis of air pollutants (PM2.5, PM10, SOX, NOX, CO, NH3). Development of air quality models-Gaussian dispersion model-Including Numerical problems.

Module-4

Control Techniques: Particulate matter and gaseous pollutants- settling chambers, cyclone separators, scrubbers, filters & ESP – Including Numerical problems. Site selection for industrial plant location. 

Module-5

Air pollution due to automobiles, standards and control methods. Noise pollution- causes, effects and control, noise standards. Environmental issues, global episodes. Environmental laws and acts.