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Source sampling of atmospheric contaminants

Source sampling of atmospheric contaminants

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Published by Toronto Section, Chemical Institute of Canada in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Measurement -- Congresses,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    ContributionsMcAdie, H. G., Chemical Institute of Canada. Toronto Section
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD890 S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18859315M

    Primary sources of contamination in a compressed air supply include the ambient intake air and the compressor itself. At any given time the atmospheric air feeding the compressor inlet may have contaminants such as solid particles (dirt, sand, soot, metal oxides, salt crystals), water vapor, oil vapor, and microorganisms.   Here, we examine a number of different chemical compounds that contribute to atmospheric pollution, their specific sources, and their effects. It’ll come as no surprise to learn that one of the primary sources of atmospheric pollutants is our continued reliance on the burning of fossil fuels for a large proportion of our electrical energy.

    @article{osti_, title = {Analysis of air contaminants}, author = {Saltzman, B E}, abstractNote = {Basic details of air pollution methodology are reviewed. Reasons for making measurements, patterns of pollutants in air, and types of standards established for their control are discussed.   Influence of weather, meteorology, and regional sources on pollution in Beijing. Another important factor influencing the concentrations of ambient aldehydes could be meteorological conditions dominating the Beijing region during the summer months (Streets et al., ).Beijing is located at 39°56’N and °20’E on the northwest border of the Great North China Plain.

      By their nature, the air pollution sources can be classified, mainly, as physical, chemical and biological sources, secondly as natural and anthropogenic sources, further on climate change relevant or not. The physical pollution of the atmosphere is a consequence energy input . −Point source pollution can be traced back to a single, identifiable spot where the pollutant originated – for example, a sewage pipe from a company, the noise from a windmill or the leak of the Deep Horizon oil drilling platform. −Nonpoint source pollution cannot be attributed to a specific location or time, and has a rather diffuse source.


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