Application of computational fluid dynamics to the study of designed green features for sustainable buildings

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Abstract

This chapter will introduce the numerical simulation of two green features including windcathcer and wing walls. The Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) numerical technique used including geometry, numerical grids, boundary conditions and turbulence models will be discussed. The ventilation performance of these green features in buildings will be discussed. Other CFD applications in building services engineering such as prediction of flow-generated noise using CFD will also be briefly introduced.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational fluid dynamics
PublisherInTech
ISBN (Print)9789537619596
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010

Keywords

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Green features

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