Air Pollution (option)
Environmental and Biological Engineering
5.5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 P
Identify the main processes contributing to atmospheric pollution.
Learn the basic principles of air dispersion and its application in dispersion models.
Learn the main cycles of air pollutants, emission, transformation, deposition.
1. The atmosphere
2. Sources of atmospheric pollution and emissions
3. Atmospheric dispersion of pollutants
4. Transformation and deposition
5. Air quality management
option 1: individual or group assignment throughout the semester (25%) + test (75%)
option 2: Final exam and extra exam at the end of the semester. A minimum mark of 9.5/20 is required to pass.
- Seinfeld, J. (1998). Atmospheric chemistry and physics: from air pollution to climate change. New York: Wiley
Method of interaction
Lectures and practical exercises applying dispersion models.
Software used in class