Blog

In our blogs we write about a wide variety of topics, such as findings from internal research, projects we work(ed) on, collaborations, etc.

Ventilation systems

Thermal comfort (Schools / theatres / etc) (dedicated page)Air quality (car parks, factories/ etcSpecial rooms (clean room, data centers)

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Smoke control in car parks - to assist firefighting access

Designing a smoke control system to assist fire-fighting access (in accordance with clause 10 of BS7346-7) can be a challenge. However, with

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Classroom ventilation: Assessing local air quality via CFD

A good indoor climate in classrooms is important for the health and learning performance of the students. At an early design stage, CFD simulations

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Airflow in human airways: Drug delivery optimization

Insight into airflow in human lungs can provide vital information about the health of the respiratory system and its treatment. In particular, the

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Sprinkler activation time: A sensitivity analysis

An important factor when CFD is used for Fire Safety Engineering is the effect of a water suppression system on the fire. In real life the water

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Acoustic calculation with FEM: Noise reduction on façades

Noise reduction on high rise buildings located in areas prone to noise nuisance is a challenge in urban locations. Regulations have tightened and

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Car park ventilation – searching for stagnant areas with CFD

For car parks BS7346-7 requires for both Vehicle exhaust pollution control (clause 6) and Impulse ventilation to achieve smoke clearance (clause 9)

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Evaluating means of escape from a church using simulation and scanning techniques

In time, due to changing procedures or increased awareness, existing structures may be subject to inspection with regards to fire safety. One of such

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Ship hull shape optimization using CFD

With the changing climate in consideration and driven by regulations, new ships are designed such that a minimum fuel consumption is required. In

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