CFD Benchmark Tests for Indoor Environmental Problems: Part 4 Air-conditioning Airflows, Residential Kitchen Airflows and Fire-Induced Flow

Authors

  • Kazuhide Ito Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Kiao Inthavong Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Takashi Kurabuchi Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Toshikatsu Ueda Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Tomoyuki Endo Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Toshiaki Omori Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Hiroki Ono Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Shinsuke Kato Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Koji Sakai Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Yoshihide Suwa Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Hiroshi Matsumoto Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Hajime Yoshino Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Weirong Zhang Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan
  • Jiyuan Tu Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15377/2409-9821.2015.02.01.4

Keywords:

Indoor environment, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Benchmark test, Air-conditioning airflows, Residential kitchen airflows, Fire-induced flow.

Abstract

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become practical design tool for indoor environment recent years and the application cases have been increasing. Though the improvement of the prediction accuracy of CFD is needed in connection with the upgrade of design quality in indoor environment and Heating, Ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system, the prediction accuracy of CFD simulation depends on the understanding for the fundamentals of fluid dynamics and the setting of appropriate boundary and numerical conditions as well. Additionally, deeper understanding to a specific problem regarding indoor environment is also required. The series of this study aimed to provide with the practical information such as prediction accuracy and problematic areas related to CFD applications in air conditioning and ventilation, then performed benchmark tests and reported the results. Especially in this Part 4, benchmark test results for Air-conditioning airflows, Residential kitchen airflows and Fire-induced flow were introduced and discussed.

Author Biographies

Kazuhide Ito, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Kiao Inthavong, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Takashi Kurabuchi, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Toshikatsu Ueda, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Tomoyuki Endo, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Toshiaki Omori, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Hiroki Ono, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Shinsuke Kato, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Koji Sakai, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Yoshihide Suwa, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Hiroshi Matsumoto, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Hajime Yoshino, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Weirong Zhang, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

Jiyuan Tu, Kyushu University, 6-1 Kasuga-koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka, 816-8580, Japan

Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Science

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2015-07-04

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Kazuhide Ito, Kiao Inthavong, Takashi Kurabuchi, Toshikatsu Ueda, Tomoyuki Endo, Toshiaki Omori, Hiroki Ono, Shinsuke Kato, Koji Sakai, Yoshihide Suwa, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Hajime Yoshino, Weirong Zhang, Jiyuan Tu. CFD Benchmark Tests for Indoor Environmental Problems: Part 4 Air-conditioning Airflows, Residential Kitchen Airflows and Fire-Induced Flow. Int. J. Archit. Eng. Technol. [Internet]. 2015Jul.4 [cited 2021Sep.25];2(1):76-102. Available from: https://www.avantipublishers.com/jms/index.php/ijaet/article/view/206

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