Emission of particulate matter during aircraft landing operation
Poznan University of Technology, Institute of Combustion Engines and Transport, 60-965, Poznan, Poland
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The article presents the results of studies conducted in the area adjacent to the airport located in Poznan, to determine the impact of aircraft landing operation on the concentration of particulate matter. Measurements were carried out using Engine Exhaust Particle Sizer Spectrometer 3090, enabling the measurement of the particle size distribution. The research allowed to determine the nature of the emitted particles and adds to the evaluation of impact on air quality. The tests were carried out during four aircraft landing operations. In each of the four cases total concentration of particulates number before landing (reference level) and during the landing of the aircraft was measured. In addition, the size distribution of reference level particles and its change after the landing operation was measured. Based on the conducted research, it was found that landing aircrafts have a significant impact on the concentration of particulate matter in the area adjacent to the airport. A single landing operation causes an substantially increase of the value of particle number concentration.
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