Picture of person typing on laptop with programming code visible on the laptop screen

World class computing and information science research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Department of Computer & Information Sciences involved in mathematically structured programming, similarity and metric search, computer security, software systems, combinatronics and digital health.

The Department also includes the iSchool Research Group, which performs leading research into socio-technical phenomena and topics such as information retrieval and information seeking behaviour.

Explore

Integrating CFD and building simulation

Bartak, M. and Beausoleil-Morrison, I. and Clarke, J.A. and Denev, J. and Drkal, F. and Lain, M. and Macdonald, I. and Melikov, A. and Popiolek, Z. and Stankov, P. (2002) Integrating CFD and building simulation. Building and Environment, 37 (8-9). pp. 865-871. ISSN 0360-1323

Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author

Abstract

To provide practitioners with the means to tackle problems related to poor indoor environments, building simulation and computational fluid dynamics can usefully be integrated within a single computational framework. This paper describes the outcomes from a research project sponsored by the European Commission, which furthered the CFD modelling aspects of the ESP-r system. The paper summarises the form of the CFD model, describes the method used to integrate the thermal and flow domains and reports the outcome from an empirical validation exercise.