Modeling the performance of personalized ventilation under different room airflows

Naiping Gao, Jianlei Niu

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Personalized ventilation (PV) has the ability to improve inhaled air quality and accommodate the individual thermal preference. In this paper one kind of personalized ventilation system which supplies fresh air at the microphone position is investigated numerically. A numerical thermal manikin with the real geometry of human body is used to study the airflows around the occupant equipped with PV. The performance of one RNG k-ε model and the standard k-ε model is compared. The benefits of PV under different uniform room ambient flow are analyzed. The results indicate that the orientation of the human body to the uniform flow plays a key role.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIBPSA 2005 - International Building Performance Simulation Association 2005
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
EventBuilding Simulation 2005 - 9th International IBPSA Conference, BS 2005 - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 15 Aug 200518 Aug 2005


ConferenceBuilding Simulation 2005 - 9th International IBPSA Conference, BS 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture
  • Modelling and Simulation

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