Sources and Measurements of Air Pollutants
This online engineering PDH video presentation provides information on the different types of air emission sources and how to estimate the rate leaving these sources and entering the atmosphere. It describes the four major approaches to estimating air emissions along with their advantages and disadvantages. It addresses the factors and information necessary to determine whether each approach will work in terms of estimating emissions fairly accurately.
There are various locations, activities or factors which are responsible for releasing pollutants into the atmosphere. These sources can be classified into two major categories: stationary sources and mobile sources. Air pollutant emission factors are representative values that are usually expressed as the weight of pollutant divided by a unit weight, volume, distance, or duration of the activity emitting the pollutant (e.g., kilograms of particulate emitted per ton of coal burned). Such factors facilitate estimation of emissions from various sources of air pollution.
This 2 PDH online video presentation is intended primarily for chemical, energy and environmental engineers involved with the compliance of air quality regulations and permits and the implementation of air pollution minimization programs.
This PE continuing education video presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Learning about the different sources of air pollutants and where they may be found
- Understanding the four major ways to estimate air emission rates
- Understanding their advantages and disadvantages and how to apply them
- Obtaining the necessary information to be effective in estimating emission rates
Once you are finished watching the PDH video presentation, you will need to close or minimize the video portal to return to your account and click on “Take Quiz”. You will need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this video presentation.
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