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Wind pressure on a single building immersed in a low-jet wind profile

Luo, Z. and Hang, J. (2013) Wind pressure on a single building immersed in a low-jet wind profile. In: International Conference of SuDBE2013, 25-28 Oct 2013, Chongqing, China.

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This paper for the first time discuss the wind pressure distribution on the building surface immersed in wind profile of low-level jet rather than a logarithmic boundary-layer profile. Two types of building models are considered, low-rise and high-rise building, relative to the low-level jet height. CFD simulation is carried out. The simulation results show that the wind pressure distribution immersed in a low-jet wine profile is very different from the typical uniform and boundary-layer flow. For the low-rise building, the stagnation point is located at the upper level of windward façade for the low-level jet wind case, and the separation zone above the roof top is not as obvious as the uniform case. For the high-rise building model, the height of stagnation point is almost as high as the low-level jet height.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of the Built Environment > Construction Management and Engineering > Innovative and Sustainable Technologies
ID Code:36698
Uncontrolled Keywords:wind pressure, low-jet profile, building ventilation

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