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Module 5: Air Quality
The first lecture of this module provides an overview of air pollution issues - the health and environmental impacts and sources - and discusses a system for Air Quality Management. The second lecture is a case study that focusses on vehicle transport as a major source of air pollution in the City of Cape Town.
The module includes a description of the main outdoor (ambient) air pollutants in urban areas and their health impacts, a brief survey of the most common sources of air pollution, an overview of an Emmission Inventory and the basic methods of estimating emmission rates from each of the main categories of air pollutatnt sources, a description of an Air Quality Management System, and a case study : Estimating Vehicle Emmissions in the City of Cape Town.
Newspaper articles for Module 5 (Air Quality) for the 'Environmental Engineering - Sustainable Development of Coastal Areas' course.
This document contains National Environmental Management: Air Quality Act .The Act reform teh law regulating air quality in order to protect the environment.