On the finite line source problem in diffusion theory

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    Abstract

    A simple formula for calculating dispersion from a
    continuous finite line source, placed at right angles to the
    mean wind direction, is derived on the basis of statistical
    theory. Comparison is made with the virtual source concept
    usually used and this is shown to be correct only in the limit
    where the virtual time lag Tv is small compared to the timescale
    of the turbulence t1
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationRoskilde, Denmark
    PublisherRisø National Laboratory
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Print)87-550-0792-9
    Publication statusPublished - 1981
    SeriesRisø-M
    Number2309
    ISSN0418-6435

    Keywords

    • Risø-M-2309

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