On the Algorithm of Calculation of the Equilibrium Gas-Phase Concentration at the Particle Surface in the Kinetic Models of Aerosol Dynamics

  • Elena N. Stankova
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3980)


The paper is dedicated to the description of the algorithm of calculation of the equilibrium gas-phase concentration at the surface of the aerosol particle – a parameter, which defines the rate of mass transport between the gas and aerosol phases in the kinetic models of atmospheric aerosol dynamics. Some problems concerning deducing of the surface equilibrium gas-phase concentrations from thermodynamic equilibrium aerosol models are discussed. It is shown that computational algorithm should be split in two steps; the sought quantity is defined on the second step, after ion concentration calculation.


Aerosol Particle Liquid Water Content Kinetic Approach Aerosol Model Aerosol Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena N. Stankova
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  1. 1.Institute for High Performance Computing and Information SystemsSt. PetersburgRussia

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