BEM 3501: Air Quality


Considers the science and management practices associated with modern air quality control systems. Emphasis is placed on the regulatory and technological management practices employed in achieving air quality goals and health protection concerns.


  1. Provide a comprehensive overview of air quality problems with particular emphasis on the ambient environment.
  2. Describe atmospheric dispersion, transport and deposition characteristics for pollutants.
  3. Demonstrate the effects of air pollutants on human health and the environment.
  4. Discuss various techniques for air quality monitoring and emissions assessments.
  5. Describe regulatory principles/requirements for the control of ambient air pollution.
  6. Define and analyze principles and technology used to control emissions from mobile and stationary sources.
  7. Distinguish air quality concerns in the indoor environment.
  8. Explain and illustrate noise as an air quality concern.




Fundamentals of air pollution (Rev: 5th ed.)

Publisher: Academic Press (2014)
Author: Vallero, D.
ISBN: 978-0-12-401733-7
Price: $124.80

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