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Title: Computation and measurement of wind induced ventilation
Author: Straw, Matthew Peter
ISNI:       0000 0001 3488 1633
Awarding Body: University of Nottingham
Current Institution: University of Nottingham
Date of Award: 2000
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Abstract:
This thesis aims to predict wind induced ventilation of a structure through the application of current analytical techniques, computational fluid dynamics simulations and novel techniques for ventilation flows induced by turbulent mechanisms. Validation of the predictions was carried out through full-scale measurements undertaken on a purpose built test structure. The structure was of cubic design with an external dimension of 6m. The construction of this full-scale research structure at Silsoe Research Institute, Bedfordshire, England, provided a unique opportunity for undertaking full-scale experimentation on a fundamental wind engineering test case which, prior to this thesis, had only been investigated using scale models in wind tunnels and computational simulations.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.323609  DOI: Not available
Keywords: TH7005 Heating and ventilation. Air conditioning Buildings Environmental engineering Heat engineering Refrigeration and refrigerating machinery Fluid mechanics
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