Built Environment Wind Engineering CFD  Wind tunnel  Dispersion  Snowdrift



Prediction and evaluation of pedestrian wind environment using wind tunnel experiment

   
Left: The wind tunnel facility of Niigata Institute of Technology
Right: Scale model for a development project in Niigata city

Numerical prediciton of flow field around buildings by CFD

Left: Analysis of flow structures around a high-rise building using LES
Right: CFD simulation of wind environment in downtown Niigata City

Physical and numerical simulations of pollutant dispersion around buildings

Left: Visualization of pollutant dispersion in a street canyon
Right: Iso-surface of instantaneous concentration inside a street canyon obtained by LES

CFD simulations of drifting and accumulating snow around buildings

   
Left: Visualization of snow particle dispersion around an actual building
Right: Predicted snow depth around a model building

Physical and numerical simulations on cross-ventilation flow of buildings

Left: Visualization of cross-ventilation flow of isolated building
Rigth: Wind tunnel experiment on cross-ventilation flow of isolated building

Utilization of distributed energy in urban and building envuronment

 
The microgrid system containing distributed energy resources of Niigata Institute of Technology