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Air Pollution

Course Information:

Course ID:ENVE 311
Type of course:Required course
Teaching Hours:Th=2, E=0, L=0

Instructor: Professor M. Lazaridis (Faculty Member - EnvEng)

Tutorial Execises:Th. Glytsos

Textbooks (Eudoxus):

  • Book [18548841]: Ατμοσφαιρική ρύπανση με στοιχεία μετεωρολογίας, Λαζαρίδης Μιχάλης


  •  Registration not required

Course contents:

Sources and nature of primary air pollutants; Formation of secondary air pollutants; Air pollutant removal mechanisms; Global effects of air pollution (Ozone depletion and greenhouse effect, trans-boundary pollution). Local effects of air pollution (on health and vegetation); Air quality standards and indicators; Emission standards; Basic methods for measuring gas flows in ducts and stacks and monitoring pollutant concentrations in the ambient air and in stacks; Ambient air quality monitoring with stationary and mobile station networks; Laboratory training with monitoring of ambient (TSP, PM10 and PM2.5) concentrations; measurement of gas flow and pollutant concentrations in stacks (SO2, NO, NO2, CO, CO2 and TSP with isokinetic sampling); Calculation of emission factors from measurement results.

Assessment and grading method:

  • Final closed-book written exam, 100% of the grade

Last modification: 06-09-2018