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Mestrado Universitario en Ciencias. Tecnoloxías e Xestión Ambiental (plan 2012)
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  Air Quality
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UNIT 1.- Introduction to atmospheric pollution. The atmospheric pollution problem. Specific rules. Monitoring and control networks.
UNIT 2.- Analytical methodology for the assessment of air quality. Reference methodology for sampling and analysis of diverse pollutants in the air. Practical cases and interpretation of results. Conclusions on some studies and current research.
UNIT 3.-Atmospheric emissions Main polluting activities of the air. Introduction to the PRTR regulation. Methodologies of sampling and analysis of major pollutants in emissions.
UNIT 4.- Introduction to meteorology. Atmospheric pressure and temperature: variation with the height. Adiabatic equation. Adiabatic gradient. Potential temperature. Stability of air stratification: criteria and classes. Thermal inversion: types.
UNIT 5.- Diffusion of pollutants in the atmosphere. General equation of Gaussian dispersion. Resolution of particular cases. Soil concentration.
UNIT 6.- Plumes: types. Atmospheric conditions. Distribution of the concentration along the axis of the plume. Plume rise. Parameters. Briggs equations for calculations of plumes.
UNIT 7.- Technologies for the removal of particulate matter. Fundamentals. Description of equipments. Design equations. Problems solving.
UNIT 8.- Technologies for the removal of gases/vapors. Fundamentals. Description of equipments. Design equations. Problems solving.
UNIT 9.- Innovative technologies. Fundamentals. Description of equipments. Design equations. Problems solving.
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