Specification of an Ifc Based Software Application to Support Cfd Simulation

Abstract

It is proposed that existing validated Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) models could be used to support the asset and performance requirement of a building as prescribed in EU Directive 2002/91/EC. The most significant barriers to the potential role of these models are their complexity, the lack of CFD expertise in the industry and the lack of user-friendly effective software interfaces that recognise and mirror the users (building designers) physical and conceptual working environment. This paper describes an integrated software environment that supports the development of black box CFD simulation models based on the Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) data schema.

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@inproceedings{OGrady2006SpecificationOA, title={Specification of an Ifc Based Software Application to Support Cfd Simulation}, author={Walter O’Grady and Marcus Keane}, year={2006} }