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An Analytical Formulation for Pollutant Dispersion Simulation in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer

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In this work we present the solution of the two-dimensional advection-diffusion equation by the GILTT method. The GILTT approach uses, in the series expansion, eigenfunctions given in terms of cosine functions. Here, a different expansion for the solution of the advection-diffusion equation will be explored. In other words, a Sturm-Liouville problem carrying more information of the original problem is considered, given by Bessel functions. Numerical simulations and comparisons with experimental data are presented.

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G. Gonçalves, R. Quadros and D. Buske, "An Analytical Formulation for Pollutant Dispersion Simulation in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer," Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol. 4 No. 8A, 2013, pp. 57-64. doi: 10.4236/jep.2013.48A1008.

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