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Volume 313, 2020Dynamics of Civil Engineering and Transport Structures and Wind Engineering – DYN-WIND’2020
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|Published online||16 April 2020|
Distribution of the external pressure coefficients on the elliptic tower: experimental measurement compared with numerical modelling
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Building Construction, Radlinského 11, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
2 Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Mathematics and Descriptive Geometry, Radlinského 11, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
3 Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Structural Mechanics, Radlinského 11, 810 05 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The wind flow around the elliptical object was investigated experimentally in the BLWT wind tunnel in Bratislava and subsequently solved by computer wind flow simulation. On a high-rise building model, the external wind pressure coefficients were evaluated for different wind directions and then compared with the numerical CFD simulation in ANSYS, where different models of turbulence and mesh types were used. The aim of the article was to evaluate and compare the obtained values and after analysing the results to choose the most suitable model of turbulence and mesh types, which showed the smallest deviations from the experimental values.
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