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The gird is condensed around the landfill and shown in Figure 2. Figure 3 shows the boundary conditions. Inflow of air was prescribed on two vertical walls and an outflow on the other two. Figure 2: The grid used in the CFD model (view from the bottom). com, ISSN 1743-3541 (on-line) 32 Air Pollution XVII Air inflow Air inflow Inflow of particles Outflow of air and particles Outflow of air and particles Figure 3: The boundary conditions of the CFD model. 3 Determination of inflow particle mass flux An experiment was set up to determine the flux of particles leaving the landfill.
It simulates the trajectories of tracer particles immediately instead of investigating the fluxes. This approach offers in general more flexibility and precision in modelling the physical processes involved . It simulates transport by the mean wind field, dispersion in the atmosphere, sedimentation of heavy aerosols, ground deposition and chemical conversion of NO to NO2 . The effect of turbulence on the particles is simulated by a random walk model . Comparing the two models, regarding the AYLTP targeted processes, one observes that METRAS model is more complete, including all the aimed features.
Flexibility is another important issue, as the LEAQ meta-model is meant to be applicable to any city. Hence, a flexible grid spacing is desirable. This point is important when one takes into account the availability of the different quality input information for each city, and the city’s dimensions and terrain particularities. AUSTAL2000 uses a faster methodology to calculate pollutant’s transport, whereas reliable numerical schemes, used in Eulerian models, are CPU expensive . Concerning chemistry, AUSTAL2000 only yields a very simple NO to NO2 conversion.