Air Pollution / Air Toxins Studies

Safety Analysis of Building Stack Exhausts

  • Locating stack positions
  • Exhaust re-entrainment
  • Determination of stack heights
  • Assessment of biohazard/radioactive exhausts

Accidental Gaseous Releases

  • Short term exposure estimates
  • Long term exposure estimates

Indoor Air Quality Evaluations

  • HVAC performance
  • Outdoor wind effects
  • Location of doors/windows

Particle Emission and Transport

Pedestrian Level Winds

City Planning and Analysis

  • Assessment of future development
  • Mitigation of existing problems

Wind Environment of High Rise Buildings

  • Pedestrian comfort analysis
  • Effectiveness of mitigations

Sports Stadium/Complex Evaluation

Site Specific Wind Environment Analysis

  • Small shopping mall wind environment
  • Mitigation of wind caused problems
  • Assessment of door locations

Wind Power

Siting Wind Turbines for Wind Farms

  • Measurement of mean and turbulence
    quantities in site simulations
  • Estimates of annual energy output
    from integration of wind tunnel results
    with full scale meteorological data

Other Industrial and Commercial Applications

Analysis of Natural Ventilation

  • Buildings and building complexes
  • Parking garage structures
  • Cooling tower recirculation
  • Odor analysis

Snow/Sand Loading and Cumulation

  • Minimizing snow/sand depositions
  • Roofing loadings of snow/sand

Aerodynamics of Flexible Structures

Thin Membrane Roof / Canvas Covering

  • Pressure loading measurements
  • Rain penetration analysis

Solid Structures

  • High Rise Buildings
  • Low Rise Buildings

Wind Loads on Structures

High Rise Buildings

  • Cladding force loads
  • Window force loads

Low Rise Buildings

  • Pressure distributions

Flexible Structures

  • Suspension bridges
  • Long span bridges
  • Fabric roots

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