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Coupled urban wind flow and indoor natural ventilation modelling on a high-resolution grid: A case study for the Amsterdam ArenA stadium
This paper presents a coupled CFD modelling approach for urban wind flow and indoor natural ventilation. Expand
CFD simulation for pedestrian wind comfort and wind safety in urban areas: General decision framework and case study for the Eindhoven University campus
We present a general simulation and decision framework for the evaluation of pedestrian wind comfort and wind safety in urban areas with CFD. Expand
Aerodynamic study of different cyclist positions: CFD analysis and full-scale wind-tunnel tests.
- T. Defraeye, B. Blocken, E. Koninckx, P. Hespel, J. Carmeliet
- Engineering, Medicine
- Journal of biomechanics
- 7 May 2010
Three different cyclist positions were evaluated with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and wind-tunnel experiments were used to provide reliable data to evaluate the accuracy of the CFD… Expand
Numerical evaluation of pollutant dispersion in the built environment: comparisons between models and experiments
Steady-state RANS Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations of pollutant dispersion in the neutrally stable atmospheric boundary layer are made with the commercial code Fluent 6.1 for three case… Expand
CFD simulation of near-field pollutant dispersion on a high-resolution grid : a case study by LES and RANS for a building group in downtown Montreal
Turbulence modeling and validation by experiments are key issues in the simulation of micro-scale atmospheric dispersion. This study evaluates the performance of two different modeling approaches… Expand
Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part I: quality assurance studies and turbulent Schmidt number analysis for RANS CFD simulations.
Flow and dispersion of traffic pollutants in a generic urban neighborhood with avenue-trees were investigated with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD). In Part I of this two-part contribution, quality… Expand
Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part II: traffic pollutant concentrations at pedestrian level.
Flow and dispersion of traffic-emitted pollutants were studied in a generic urban neighborhood for various avenue-tree layouts by employing 3D steady RANS simulations with the realizable k-ε… Expand
Application of computational fluid dynamics in building performance simulation for the outdoor environment: an overview
This article provides an overview of the application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in building performance simulation for the outdoor environment, focused on four topics: (1) pedestrian wind… Expand
Ten iterative steps for model development and evaluation applied to Computational Fluid Dynamics for Environmental Fluid Mechanics
We present a retrospective analysis of two case studies in the light of the ten-steps approach to CFD for EFM. Expand
Wind environmental conditions in passages between two long narrow perpendicular buildings
This paper presents wind tunnel measurements of pedestrian wind conditions in passages between various configurations of two long narrow perpendicular buildings in open country exposure. The… Expand