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Odour sampling. 2. Comparison of physical and aerodynamic characteristics of sampling devices: A review

Hudson, Neale A. & Ayoko, Godwin A. (2008) Odour sampling. 2. Comparison of physical and aerodynamic characteristics of sampling devices: A review. Bioresource Technology, 99(10), pp. 3993-4007.

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Abstract

Sampling devices differing greatly in shape, size and operating condition have been used to collect air samples to determine rates of emission of volatile substances, including odour. However, physical chemistry principles, in particular the partitioning of volatile substances between two phases as explained by Henrys Law and the relationship between wind velocity and emission rate, suggests that different devices cannot be expected to provide equivalent emission rate estimates. Thus several problems are associated with the use of static and dynamic emission chambers, but the more turbulent devices such as wind tunnels do not appear to be subject to these problems. In general, the ability to relate emission rate estimates obtained from wind tunnel measurements to those derived from device-independent techniques supports the use of wind tunnels to determine emission rates that can be used as input data for dispersion models.

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ID Code: 9836
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: odour, emission, wind tunnel, chamber, dynamic, flux
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2007.03.043
ISSN: 0960-8524
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EARTH SCIENCES (040000) > ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (040100) > Atmospheric Sciences not elsewhere classified (040199)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 01 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:48

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