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Numerical Simulation of Wind Field Characteristics around Two Adjacent High-Rise Buildings

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DOI: 10.4236/jamp.2014.26031    3,307 Downloads   4,559 Views   Citations


This paper based on Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations standard  model [1]; the surface pressure on the wind field around two adjacent high-rise buildings was numerically simulated with software Fluent. The results show that with the influence of adjacent high-rise building, numerical simulation is a good way to study the wind field around high-rise building and the distribution of wind pressure on building’ surface. The pressures on the windward surface are positive with the maximum at 2/3 H height and have lower values on the top and bottom. The pressures on the leeward surface and two sides were negative. Due to the serious flow separation at the corner of building’s windward, the wind field has a high turbulent kinetic energy.

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He, W. and Yuan, W. (2014) Numerical Simulation of Wind Field Characteristics around Two Adjacent High-Rise Buildings. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 2, 264-268. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2014.26031.


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