FUNDAMENTALS IN AIR QUALITY

The Implementation Package presents a basic understanding of air quality fundamentals. The text focuses its attention specifically to highway related air pollution and procedures used in the highway air quality assessment process. It gives the historical background of the air pollution problem in the U.S. and the world leading up to the Clean Air Act. It presents the major pollutants with emphasis on highway related, and discusses pollutant classification, sources and the potential effect on man and his environment. Highway traffic impacts on ambient air quality are explained along with discussions of engine emissions and the transportation network. It discusses the Clean Air Act development and the implementation procedures related to the transportation problem. The concept, methods and requirements of air pollution analysis are extensively covered. The various factors required for analysis such as meteorology, emissions factors, background concentrations, site monitoring, etc., are defined and explained in detail. The book concludes with a presentation of guidelines for preparing a comprehensive air quality study report for a highway E.I.S.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Implementation Package.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Greiner Engineering Sciences, Incorporated

    Village of Cross Keys
    Baltimore, MD  United States  21210

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Ertugrul, A M
    • Hammond, H R
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 294 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00191673
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA/IP-76/5
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8908
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 13 1979 12:00AM