FLOVENT

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Calculates airflow, heat transfer and contamination distribution for built environments. FLOVENT uses techniques of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) packaged in a form that addresses the needs of mechanical engineers involved in the design and optimization of ventilation systems.

Keywords

airflow, heat transfer, simulation, HVAC, ventilation

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

3-day training course for new users recommended.

Users

~200 users, 50% USA, 50% international

Audience

Mechanical engineers involved in the design and optimization of ventilation systems.

Input

Building geometry, ambient temperature, flow rate for air supplies, and thermal conductivity for solid items.

Output

3-D visualization of predicted air velocity, temperature profiles streamlines, and contaminant concentrations.

Computer Platform

Windows NT, UNIX

Programming Language

C++

Strengths

Fast prediction of airflow and heat transfer.

Weaknesses

N/A

Contact

Company:

Address:

81 Bridge Road
Hampton Court KT8 9HH
United Kingdom

Telephone:

+44 (20) 8941 8810

Facsimile:

+44 (20) 8941 8730

E-mail:

flovent@flomerics.com

Website:

http://www.flovent.com

Availability

Cost $US 19,500 per year. Check web site for additional information.