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Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data

Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smog -- Analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReactivity scales from smog chamber data.
    Statementby B. Dimitriades ... [ et al.] ; Bartlesville Energy Research Center.
    SeriesReport of investigations - Bureau of Mines ; 8023, Report of investigations (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 8023.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Mines., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Programs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3], 19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17814966M

      We've seen smog before, but never on this scale. China’s air pollution reached crisis levels last year - but dealing with it could also mitigate climate .   The selection of ethane as the threshold compound was based on a series of smog chamber experiments that underlay the policy. The EPA uses two different metrics to compare the reactivity of a specific compound to that of ethane: (1) The reaction rate constant (known as k OH) with the hydroxyl radical (OH); and (2) the maximum incremental. @article{osti_, title = {Development and numerical/experimental characterization of a lab-scale flat flame reactor allowing the analysis of pulverized solid fuel devolatilization and oxidation at high heating rates}, author = {Lemaire, R., E-mail: [email protected] and Menanteau, S.}, abstractNote = {This paper deals with the thorough characterization of a new experimental.   With a title like Killer Smog I thought that this book would be about some catastrophic pollution epidemic, but it turns out that it really wasn't as bad as its author made it out to be. Just picture modern Beijing and this is what you've got more or less. Killer Smog was way too melodramatic and goes like a low-budget sci-fi horror film/5.


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Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data. [Washington]: Bureau of Mines, [] (OCoLC) Online version: Dimitriades, Basil, Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data. [Washington]: Bureau of Mines, [] (OCoLC) Material Type.

Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data / By F. Sutterfield, T. Wesson, Jr. Sturm, Basil Dimitriades and United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. This page lists current and past reactivity-related research projects at the ARB and reactivity related literature available. B., et al. () "Development and Utility of Reactivity Scales From Smog Chamber Data," U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

and D. Daymon () "Experimental Results From a Smog Chamber, Hydrocarbon. Early smog chamber studies were used to develop the concept of reactivity and various reactivity scales Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data book been compiled (Huess and Glasson, ; Dimitriades and Joshi, ).

There has always been a policy focus within North America to identify those reactive hydrocarbons that contribute most to ozone formation on the urban scale (Dodge, ).Cited by: Also, special chamber data as well as reactivity data provided a useful evaluation of chemical mechanisms.

The special chamber data included a systematic set of chamber characterization experiments, IR experiments under low NO x conditions, measuring the effect of initial NO 2, and some single-species experiments. In general, the Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data book detailed mechanism performed well in simulating the VOC reactivity experiments of test by: 4.

Prior to conduct smog chamber experiments, spectrum and intensity of light sources and chamber wall effects need to be characterized. Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data book techniques such as light intensity control, temperature control, comparison of twin chambers are also required to obtain more reliable and useful data from smog chamber by: 5.

Smog Chamber Simulation of Los Angeles Pollutant Transport. William Development and utility of reactivity scales from smog chamber data book. Glasson. Pages: Analysis of Air Quality Data during A Day of Relatively Low Emissions. Yaacov Mamane, Development of Ozone Reactivity Scales for Volatile Organic Compounds Carter Vol.

Johnson G., P. Nancarrow, A. Quintanar, and M. Azzi; Smog chamber data for testing chemical mechanisms at low VOC to NOX ratio conditions, Final Report to EPA Cooperative Agreement CR, Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory, U.S.

EPA. ().Cited by: 3. Data smog refers to an overwhelming amount of data and information - often obtained through an Internet search - whose volume serves more to confuse the user than illuminate a topic. Data smog is a term coined from a book written by the journalist David Shenk, which deals with the influence of the information technology revolution and how the.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

Reactivity scales were developed for hydrocarbons and aldehydes using the results of this work and those of a previous study. Application of the reactivity scales to automotive exhaust samples gave fair agreement between predicted and observed rate-of-NO2-formation values; however, predicted and observed ozone yields were neither in agreement nor did they correlate well.

The development of a condensed version of the SAPRC mechanism, designated CS07A, is described. It is comparable in size to CB05 and was derived directly from. Conclusions Smog chamber data collected in this study were supplied to two model development groups for analysis under EPA Contract Nos.

and The analysis of these data by the two modeling groups resulted in the development of improved kinetic models of photochemical smog for- mation. The smog chamber studies also provide a knowledge base that should help guide future work into this area of research.

Agricultural emissions are an important contributor to atmospheric aerosol. These emissions include nitrogen containing organic compounds, primarily as amines, which have not been well investigated to by: 2.

Data Smog is a book by journalist David Shenk and published by Harper addresses the author's ideas on how the information technology revolution would shape the world, and how the large amount of data available on the Internet would make it more.

photochemical smog formation (24—25). This ruleand other conceptions ofreactivity scales (28) represented amajorad-vance in the application of the information then available concerningthe mechanisms of photochemical smogformation to the development ofpracticalair pollutant emission control strategies.

The updated mechanism is compared with the SAPRC mechanisms in simulations of the chamber data and in predictions of atmospheric reactivities in the MIR and the MOIR ozone reactivity scales. The updates must be considered to be preliminary, and.

Substitution was-performed at the 1 and 3 ppmC level. The degree of substitution was always (33% substitution). The composition of the synthetic methanol-fuel exhaust was 1% methyl nitrite (M«NOa), % formaldehyde (HCHO), and % methanol.

Carter W. () Development of ozone reactivity scales for volatile organic compounds, EPA/ U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC Cass, G. () On the relationship between sulfate air quality and visibility with examples in Los by: Reactivity scale for atmospheric hydrocarbons based on reaction with hydroxyl radical Karen R.

Darnall, Alan C. Lloyd, Arthur M. Winer, James N. Pitts Environmental Science & Cited by: Of the 18 reactivity scales, 3 have received the most attention: the maximum incremental reactivity (MIR) scale, the maximum ozone incremental reactivity (MOIR) scale, and the equal benefit incremental reactivity (EBIR) scale (see Table ).

photochemical smog “an ozone layer in the wrong place” Get second stage process in the atmosphere Reactivity Emission control must be based on reactivity, not total amount of hydrocarbons. Ames data Organic Cpds in Size: 5MB. Air Pollution and Global Warming is exceptionally well-written and presented.

This is an ideal text to introduce students to the chemistry and physics of Earth's atmosphere. This accessible textbook provides a practical understanding of chemistry and physics applied to atmospheric science topics, and to the nature, causes and consequences of Cited by: status of mechanism development data needs for mechanism and reactivity evaluation uncertainty analysis o3 prediction evaluated against chamber data for representatives of major voc classes highly simplified representation of low-nox used to derive various reactivity scales for > vocs, including the widely-used mir scale.

saprc. Development of ozone reactivity scales for Volatile Organic Compounds. Air Waste Manage. Assoc. Carter, W.P.L. Combined use of modeling techniques and smog chamber data to derive ozone-precursor relationships.

in International Conference on Photochemical Oxidant Pollution and its Control: Proceedings, Vol. Though one may not agree with all of Shenk's theories, his book nonetheless forces one to re-evaluate the effects that data smog has on daily life and its long-term social and political consequences.

As Shenk sees it, data smog is bad for your health, promoting stress, memory overload, compulsive behavior and attention-deficit disorder. Effect of Hydrocarbon and NO x on Photochemical Smog Formation under Simulated Transport Conditions. William A. Glasson Assessment of the Commercial Potential for the High Intensity Ionizer in the Electric Utility Industry.

John S. Lagarias, Jack R. McDonald Development of Ozone Reactivity Scales for Volatile Organic Compounds Carter. To develop reactivity scales such as the Maximum Incremental Reactivity (MIR), both chamber experiments and computer simulations are needed for selected VOCs and this is very costly.

The objective of this project was to improve existing methods for evaluating reactivity and develop new methods with lower costs and greater sensitivity. Smog is a serious problem facing America today, and one that effects all of us. By learning about the sources that cause smog, the risks that occur as a result of smog, and what can be done to reduce smog levels, we see that the problem of smog is not impossible to control.

It shines a new light on diseases that come from electrical development, and addresses current environmental crises that only a few yet realize are the consequence of electrosmog. This book is very, very important.”―Sandy Ross, PhD, president, Health and Habitat, Inc.

“I was stunned by this book/5(66). The EPA's decision to exempt certain compounds in its policy was heavily influenced by experimental smog chamber work done earlier in the 's.

In this experimental work, various compounds were injected into a smog chamber at a molar concentration that was typical of the total molar concentration of VOC in Los Angeles ambient air (4 ppmv). evaluation of atmospheric processes for ozone formation from vehicle emissions by william p.

carter examples of incremental reactivity scales maximum incremental reactivity (mir) scale: average of parameterized models adjusted to fit chamber data.

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Photochemical smog shrouded Los Angeles during the s and s, resulting in hundreds of premature deaths and 2, traffic accidents in a single day in Pair your accounts.

Export articles to Mendeley. Get article recommendations from ACS based on references in your Mendeley library. This action revises EPA's definition of volatile organic compounds (VOC) for purposes of preparing State implementation plans (SIPs) to attain the national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone under title I of the Clean Air Act (CAA).

This revision would add four compounds to the list. This study focuses on two related topics in the gas phase organic chemistry of importance in urban air pollution. Part I describes an experimental and modeling effort aimed at developing a new explicit reaction mechanism for the atmospheric photooxidation of toluene.

This mechanism is tested using experimental data from both indoor and outdoor smog chamber facilities. The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information. Start studying Chemistry Final Chapters Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

E m._ 0 1 0 u a 01 0-°1, N1A I-L1 0 20 40 60 80 0 Isobutene 40 60 80 Irradiation time (min) Irradiation time (min) Fig. 1 (left). The effect of carbon monoxide on ozone formation. Curves shown are the results of photochemical experiments per- fo,rmed in an irradiated smog chamber starting with an atmosphere of air, 3 ppmof isobutene, ppmof NO, less than ppm of Cited by:.

Smog is a type of intense air pollution. The word "smog" was coined in pdf early 20th century, pdf is a contraction (portmanteau) of the words smoke and fog to refer to smoky fog; its opacity, and odor.

The word was then intended to refer to what was sometimes known as pea soup fog, a familiar and serious problem in London from the 19th century to the midth century.Photochemical smog is a mixture of about one hundred primary and download pdf pollutants formed under the influence of sunlight.

Ozone is the main pollutant. Precipitation cleans the air and winds disperse the smog. Thermal inversions trap the smogs in valleys (Ex. Los Angeles) and concentrations of air pollutants can build to harmful and even.Photochemical smog was first identified ebook Los Angeles in Although several other kinds of smog occur, photochemical smog (or Los Angeles-type smog) is a yellow-brown haze produced by the reaction of sunlight with exhaust from automobiles and power plants that burn coal.