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Medjahed B.,Laboratoire Of Mecanique Appliquee | Abidat M.,University of Mostaganem | Sini J.-F.,French National Center for Scientific Research
MATEC Web of Conferences | Year: 2014

The MUST wind tunnel data set served as a validation case for obstacle-resolving micro-scale models in the COST Action 732 "Quality Assurance and Improvement of Micro-Scale Meteorological Models".The code used for the numerical simulation is code CHENSI, simulations carried out showed a certain degree of agreement between the experimental results and those of the numerical simulation, they highlight the need for proceeding to an experimental campaign but with more measurements and the need for having a good control of determining factors in the exploitation of its results. The aim is to explain the experimental data obtained by atmospheric wind on the physical model. The site company of Mock Urban Setting Test (MUST) was selected to be simulated by the code CEN CHENSI developed by the team of Dynamique of l'atmosphere Habitee of LME/ECN. The code was based on (K- ε) model of (Launder and Spalding). For the integration of the PDE (Potential Dimensional equations) constitute the mathematical model, the finite volume method of (Ferziger and Peric) was used within the decade disposition of unknowns MAC of (Harlow and Welck) for the discretisation of PDE terms. The boundary conditions were imposed according to the wall laws (In ground and on buildings) or within Dirichlet condition (Inlet boundary) or of Newman (Outlet boundary or top limit). The numerical domain used was comparable to the one of the atmospheric wind experiences within a three-dimensional Cartesian mesh. Numerical results presented in this study for the mean flow field, turbulent kinetic energy in the direction of wind incidence 0°. For an objective comparison of the CHENSI model performances within other European codes used for MUST configuration simulation. The results obtained by the numerical modelling approach are presented in this paper. © Owned by the authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2014. Source

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