Dates: November 29-30, 2011                    
Norristown, PA


The two-day lecture course in Emission Calculations and Data Reduction will enable students to understand procedures performed during sources testing and the calculations behind source testing results.  The design of the course is to understand the various EPA stack test methods, stack test parameters, and how they compare.  Class participants will review calculation methods such as percent moisture calculations, fuel factors, dilution factors, and mass balance calculations.  The course will also use case studies of calculations and how these results are used for permitting.  The course will employ the use of standard lectures with interactive use of handouts, text, and white board notation.

Topics that will be covered include:

The course goes over many calculations that can be used to verify if a test has been conducted properly.  Attendees are required to bring a calculator to participate in the course. 

Instructors for the course are:



PA DEP Southeast Regional Office
2 East Main Street
Norristown, PA 19401


If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact Alice Lutrey at alutrey(at) or Joan Walstrum at jwaltrum(at) or 443-901-1882 .