Simulating the effect of variations in emission source start times on indoor PM concentrations

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Title of host publicationIndoor Air 2014 - 13th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate
DatePublished - 2014
Pages304-306
Number of pages3
PublisherInternational Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This paper presents the simulation of concentrations with variations in the start times of indoor PM emission sources, as exact details can be uncertain or vary over population groups, as a result of differences in their activity profiles. Probability density functions are used to generate a distribution of potential start times, predicting the range of possible indoor PM concentrations. This technique captures details on the concentration distribution, in contrast to a single peak concentration, but the consequence of using this is an under-prediction of peak concentrations.

    Research areas

  • Emissions, Indoor air quality, PM, Probabilistic modelling

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