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Event Organiser: Wind Engineering Society

Challenges of flow prediction in urban areas, London

  • Lecture
  • London
  • 20 September 2017
  • 18:00 - 19:30
Challenges of flow prediction in urban areas, London

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The recently established Urban Fluid Mechanics (UFM) Special Interest Group is an open community consisting of UK universities, industry and governmental organisations. Its interests cover a broad range of issues associated with flows in urban areas, ranging from atmospheric flows over rough surfaces, dispersion of gas and PMs in neutral and non-neutral stratifications, air quality and relevant wind engineering problems.

In this presentation we present the key outcomes from the two-day kick-off meeting which took place earlier this year in which four challenge areas were explored:

(i) very rough boundary layers
(ii) stratification/buoyancy effects
(iii) dispersion in urban boundary layers and indoor-outdoor exchange
(iv) building aerodynamics such as flows around buildings, surface pressure on buildings, effects on pedestrians/vehicles.

Drs Maarten van Reeuwijk and Zheng-Tong Xie will brief the outputs of the workshop discussion, along with some case studies.

Event venue

Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
London SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Elira Alushi

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