Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner

Siamak Rahimi Ardkapan, Alireza Afshari, Peter V. Nielsen, Ahsan Iqbal, Niels Christian Bergsøe

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Resumé

Ventilation is one of the ways that humans can keep the indoor air quality at the proper level. Portable air cleaners have been developed to improve indoor air quality while reducing the energy consumption of the ventilation system. The aim of this study is to find the correct turbulence model and particle phase model for simulating an air cleaner in a room. In addition, the aim is to study the impact of location of an air cleaner in a room. The dynamics of the particle inside a room was simulated by computational fluid dynamics software. Furthermore, the air change rate was measured by both tracer gas and particles with different sizes.The proper turbulence model was selected after comparing the results with the behaviour of the gass in the test room. The simulations showed the effect that the location of an air cleaner had on the particle level. The results showed that the location of the air cleaner in relation to inlet, outlet and particle source had a significant effect on the effectiveness of the air cleaner.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelHealthy Buildings 2012 : 10th International Conference
Antal sider6
Udgivelses stedBrisbane, Australia
ForlagQueensland University of Technology
Publikationsdatonov. 2012
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-921897-40-5
StatusUdgivet - nov. 2012
BegivenhedHealthy Buildings 2012 Conference: 10th International Conference - Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australien
Varighed: 8 jul. 201215 jul. 2012
Konferencens nummer: 10

Konference

KonferenceHealthy Buildings 2012 Conference
Nummer10
LokationBrisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
LandAustralien
ByBrisbane
Periode08/07/201215/07/2012

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Air cleaners
Turbulence models
Air quality
Ventilation
Computational fluid dynamics
Energy utilization
Air
Gases

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Ardkapan, S. R., Afshari, A., Nielsen, P. V., Iqbal, A., & Bergsøe, N. C. (2012). Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner. I Healthy Buildings 2012: 10th International Conference Brisbane, Australia: Queensland University of Technology.
Ardkapan, Siamak Rahimi ; Afshari, Alireza ; Nielsen, Peter V. ; Iqbal, Ahsan ; Bergsøe, Niels Christian. / Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner. Healthy Buildings 2012: 10th International Conference. Brisbane, Australia : Queensland University of Technology, 2012.
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Ardkapan, SR, Afshari, A, Nielsen, PV, Iqbal, A & Bergsøe, NC 2012, Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner. i Healthy Buildings 2012: 10th International Conference. Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, Brisbane, Australien, 08/07/2012.

Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner. / Ardkapan, Siamak Rahimi; Afshari, Alireza; Nielsen, Peter V.; Iqbal, Ahsan; Bergsøe, Niels Christian.

Healthy Buildings 2012: 10th International Conference. Brisbane, Australia : Queensland University of Technology, 2012.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceartikel i proceedingForskningpeer review

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Ardkapan SR, Afshari A, Nielsen PV, Iqbal A, Bergsøe NC. Simulation of particle distribution in a room with air cleaner. I Healthy Buildings 2012: 10th International Conference. Brisbane, Australia: Queensland University of Technology. 2012