On the rise of vertical plumes

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  • The equations expressing the conservation of mass, vertical momentum and energy are solved analytically for the rise of buoyant plumes in calm atmospheric conditions. The separate and joint effects of entrainment and drag on plume behavior are discussed.

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    Conditions of Use Djurfors, S., 1977. On the rise of vertical plumes. Syncrude Canada Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta. Professional Paper 1977-8. 10 pp. plus figures. Permission for non-commercial use, publication or presentation of excerpts or figures is granted, provided appropriate attribution (as above) is cited. Commercial reproduction, in whole or in part, is not permitted without prior written consent. The use of these materials by the end user is done without any affiliation with or endorsement by Syncrude Canada Ltd. Reliance upon the end user's use of these materials is at the sole risk of the end user.