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Fluids 2016, 1(2), 14; doi:10.3390/fluids1020014

Review of CFD Guidelines for Dispersion Modeling

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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
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Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 153-8505, Japan
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Meteorological Institute, CEN, University of Hamburg, Hamburg 20146, Germany
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National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, AIST-west, 16-1, Tsukuba 305-8569, Japan
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Japan Weather Association, Tokyo 170-6055, Japan
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Niigata Institute of Technology, Kashiwazaki 945-1195, Japan
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Academic Editors: Bekir S. Yilbas and Hamid Arastoopour
Received: 15 February 2016 / Revised: 30 March 2016 / Accepted: 21 April 2016 / Published: 5 May 2016
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Abstract

This is the review of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) guidelines for dispersion modeling in the USA, Japan and Germany. Most parts of this review are based on the short report of the special meeting on CFD Guidelines held at the International Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering (CWE2014), University of Hamburg, June 2014. The objective of this meeting was to introduce and discuss the action program to make worldwide guidelines of CFD gas-dispersion modeling. The following six gas-dispersion guidelines including Verification and Validation (V&V) schemes are introduced by each author; (1) US CFD guidelines; (2) COST/ES1006; (3) German VDI (Verein Deutscher Ingenieure) guidelines; (4) Atomic Energy Society of Japan; (5) Japan Society of Atmospheric Environment; (6) Architectural Institute of Japan. All guidelines were summarized in the same format table shown in the main chapters in order to compare them with each other. In addition to the summary of guidelines, the overview of V&V schemes and many guidelines of CFD modeling in the USA are explained. View Full-Text
Keywords: computational fluid dynamics; gas dispersion model; guideline; verification and validation scheme computational fluid dynamics; gas dispersion model; guideline; verification and validation scheme
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Meroney, R.; Ohba, R.; Leitl, B.; Kondo, H.; Grawe, D.; Tominaga, Y. Review of CFD Guidelines for Dispersion Modeling. Fluids 2016, 1, 14.

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