Vol.18, No.2, 2022, pp.449-462, doi:10.32604/fdmp.2022.018035
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REVIEW
Review of Research Advances in CFD Techniques for the Simulation of Urban Wind Environments
  • Pengfei Ju1,2,*, Mingrui Li3,4, Jingying Wang3,4
1 Tianjin Key Laboratory for Advanced Mechatronic System Design and Intelligent Control, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University of Technology, Tianjin, 300384, China
2 National Demonstration Center for Experimental Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Education (Tianjin University of Technology), Tianjin, 300384, China
3 School of Energy and Power Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, 250061, China
4 Shandong Engineering Laboratory for High-Efficiency Energy Conservation and Energy Storage Technology & Equipment, Shandong University, Jinan, 250061, China
* Corresponding Author: Pengfei Ju. Email:
(This article belongs to this Special Issue: Recent Advances in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences)
Received 24 June 2021; Accepted 22 September 2021; Issue published 16 December 2021
Abstract

Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has become the main method for the prediction of the properties of the external wind environment in cities and other urban contexts. A review is presented of the existing literature in terms of boundary conditions, building models, computational domains, computational grids, and turbulence models. Some specific issues, such as the accuracy/computational cost ratio and the exploitation of existing empirical correlations, are also examined.

Keywords
Computational fluid dynamics; wind environment; pre-processing settings
Cite This Article
Ju, P., Li, M., Wang, J. (2022). Review of Research Advances in CFD Techniques for the Simulation of Urban Wind Environments. FDMP-Fluid Dynamics & Materials Processing, 18(2), 449–462.
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