Accession Number : ADA478675
Title : Source Term Model for Fine Particle Resuspension from Indoor Surfaces
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER CHAMPAIGN IL CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB
Personal Author(s) : Kim, Yoojeong ; Gidwani, Ashok ; Sippola, Mark ; Sohn, Chang W
Report Date : Feb 2008
Pagination or Media Count : 76
Abstract : This Phase I effort developed a source term model for particle resuspension from indoor surfaces to be used as a source term boundary condition for CFD simulation of particle transport and dispersion in a building. Specifically, this work: (1) investigated responsible mechanisms for fine particle resuspension from indoor surfaces, (2) identified parameters relevant to resuspension, (3) performed a dimensional analysis and derivation of a resuspension model, and (4) evaluated the model against published experimental data on resuspension. Preliminary validation of the derived model was conducted based on a set of experimental data from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Descriptors : *PARTICLES , *AIR QUALITY , SIMULATION , EXPERIMENTAL DATA , VALIDATION , TRANSPORT , MODELS , SURFACES , BOUNDARIES
Subject Categories : Air Pollution and Control
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE