Journal of Hydrodynamics

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 254–259 | Cite as

Large-eddy simulation for urban micro-meteorology

Session B4

Abstract

Validation of large-eddy simulation (LES) computations of flows over an array of cubes with imposed periodic inflow-outflow condition is described. Then, a method of generation of appropriate inflow data for such flows is proposed and the results are compared with those using periodic boundary conditions in the streamwise direction and wind tunnel measurements [3]. Finally, some results obtained using the inflow method for an oscillatory through-flow combined with a steady current are discussed.

Key words

inlet condition oscillatory flow street scale weather scale urban environment 

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© China Ship Scientific Research Center 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering SciencesUniversity of SouthamptonSouthamptonUK

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