Health  Vol.4 No.12 , December 2012
Numerical simulation and analysis for indoor air quality in different ventilation
Author(s) Yang Li*
ABSTRACT
Indoor air environment includes indoor thermal environment and air quality, and a reasonable ventilation provides guarantee for a good indoor environment. A numerical study of the indoor environment in different ventilation is presented in this paper. The External Energy Saving Lab of the WenYuan Building was selected for this purpose, and its indoor air quality and thermal performance in the typical summer climate were simulated. For the numerical simulation, the techniques of Fluent Air-pak was adopted to establish the physical and numerical model of lab. A attention is given to the velocity field and the distribution of pollutant concentration, followed by a discussion of two ventilation modes (displacement ventilation and up-in and up-out ventilation). By comparison, it is found that the Displacement ventilation in improving indoor air quality is obviously superior to the traditional up-in and up-out ventilation.

Cite this paper
Li, Y. (2012) Numerical simulation and analysis for indoor air quality in different ventilation. Health, 4, 1352-1361. doi: 10.4236/health.2012.412197.
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