The impact of traffic dynamic and wind angle on vehicular emission dispersion

This paper presents a first-order macroscopic traffic simulation on a road lane in the presence of traffic light. The traffic results are used to calculate the induced pollution. The dispersion of emissions is calculated under a moderate wind flow using a Gaussian plume model. The results show that neglecting the traffic heterogeneity leads to the underestimation of the pollution levels. Such a phenomenon is amplified near the road for high wind angles.


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  • Accession Number: 01482794
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 2013 11:36AM