Volume 1, Issue 1, April 2015, Page: 1-7
Fluid Dynamic Investigation of the Height Effect of an Inclined Roof Obstacle
Slah Driss, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), Univrsity of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Zied Driss, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), Univrsity of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Imen Kallel Kammoun, Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), Univrsity of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Received: Apr. 15, 2015;       Accepted: Apr. 21, 2015;       Published: Apr. 24, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20150101.11      View  3667      Downloads  162
Abstract
The present paper is dedicated to the numerical simulation of the height effect of an inclined roof obstacle. The governing equations of mass and momentum in conjunction with the standard k-ε turbulence model are solved using the computational fluid Dynamics (CFD). The numerical method used a finite volume discretization. Experiments in wind tunnel are also developed to measure the average velocity near two inclined roof obstacles. The numerical simulations agreed reasonably with the experimental results and the numerical model was validated.
Keywords
Fluid Dynamic, Height Effect, Inclined Roof Obstacle, Wind Tunnel
To cite this article
Slah Driss, Zied Driss, Imen Kallel Kammoun, Fluid Dynamic Investigation of the Height Effect of an Inclined Roof Obstacle, International Journal of Fluid Mechanics & Thermal Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2015, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ijfmts.20150101.11
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