Introduction to Environmental Aerodynamics

  • Theodore Stathopoulos
Part of the CISM Courses and Lectures book series (CISM, volume 531)


A brief introduction to environmental aerodynamics, as part of wind engineering is provided. Of particular interest are the areas of pedestrian level winds and exhaust dispersion around buildings, which are introduced and discussed in the context of urban environment aerodynamics.


Wind Tunnel Thermal Comfort Recirculation Zone Universal Thermal Climate Index Plume Rise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore Stathopoulos
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  1. 1.Department of Building, Civil and Environmental EngineeringConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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