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Book Reviews Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion, Third rate derivation (example 1) seems a little confusing Edition. Milton R. Beychok. 1994. 193 pp. $89.00. at first, it uses an approach that is different from which Paperbound. Milton R. Beychok. ISBN 0-9644588-0-2. most meteorologists would recognize. This is one of the few times I have seen the moist adiabatic lapse rate There are several books describing the topic of air derived through an example and not the usual set of pollution meteorology and air dispersion modeling mathematical relationships (dTJdz = T -L , etc.). The (Pasquill 1974; Slade 1968; Turner 1970; Hanna et lapse rate discussion is followed by a brief discussion on Pasquill stability classes, inversions, and mixing al. 1982). However, except for the Slade and Turner heights. The discussion on inversions and mixing texts, there are very few books explaining in "work- outlines the development of different inversion types book format" the assumptions and details needed for understanding the basic theory behind many of the dis- and the Holzworth mixing heights that are still used persion models used today by air quality meteorolo- in some models. gists and engineers. Beychok attempts to fill this need Chapter 2, "Gaussian Dispersion Equations," http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Fundamentals of Stack Gas Dispersion, Third rate derivation (example 1) seems a little confusing Edition. Milton R. Beychok. 1994. 193 pp. $89.00. at first, it uses an approach that is different from which Paperbound. Milton R. Beychok. ISBN 0-9644588-0-2. most meteorologists would recognize. This is one of the few times I have seen the moist adiabatic lapse rate There are several books describing the topic of air derived through an example and not the usual set of pollution meteorology and air dispersion modeling mathematical relationships (dTJdz = T -L , etc.). The (Pasquill 1974; Slade 1968; Turner 1970; Hanna et lapse rate discussion is followed by a brief discussion on Pasquill stability classes, inversions, and mixing al. 1982). However, except for the Slade and Turner heights. The discussion on inversions and mixing texts, there are very few books explaining in "work- outlines the development of different inversion types book format" the assumptions and details needed for understanding the basic theory behind many of the dis- and the Holzworth mixing heights that are still used persion models used today by air quality meteorolo- in some models. gists and engineers. Beychok attempts to fill this need Chapter 2, "Gaussian Dispersion Equations,"

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