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PNAM

swMATH ID: 18560
Software Authors: Di Serafino, D.; Giunta, G.; Murli, A.
Description: The parallel Naples airshed model (PNAM) is a parallel software package for the numerical simulation of photosmog episodes in urban scale domains. It solves the atmospheric diffusion equations, which model the air pollution dynamics in a Eulerian approach, using a symmetric time‐splitting, where the advection is separated from the (coupled) diffusion and chemistry. Presents some results of a numerical simulation of a severe photochemical smog episode, which occurred in the Naples area. A preliminary comparison with measured data is reported, as a first step toward the validation of PNAM. Some parallel performance results, obtained on an IBM SP machine, are also shown.
Homepage: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/09566169910276021
Keywords: air pollution; finite difference method; method of lines; parallel computation; software package
Related Software: RODAS; VODE
Cited in: 3 Publications

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