Computational Fluid Dynamics in Building Design
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In this presentation, we discuss Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and how it can be used as a tool by building designers to ensure occupant health and safety. We interpret CFD analyses to make design improvements for optimal air movement, cohesive comfort for occupants, and efficiency. Finally, we explain how destratifying a space can decrease HVAC sizing for more efficient and sustainable designs.
- Understand how to set up and run an accurate CFD simulation.
- Interpret CFD analyses to make design improvements for optimal air movement, cohesive comfort, and efficiency.
- Describe how elevated airspeeds affect thermal comfort for increased air distribution and energy savings in building design.
- Explain how destratifying a space can decrease HVAC sizing for more efficient and sustainable designs.