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Natural Convection in Ventilated Building Facades Using LES

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Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 24)

Abstract

Understanding the buoyancy-driven flow in gas gap enclosures can provide significant physical insight into a variety of technological applications ranging from cooling of electronic equipment to energy related components and systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Ucy-compsciUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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