Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)

Contact:
Scott Reynolds
(315) 218-9569 x519

441 South Salina St, Suite 702
Syracuse NY 13202

fire_ico.png   Fire & Smoke
standing_man_ico.png Clean Rooms
beaker_ico.png Labs and Fume Hoods
wind_ico.png Wind Studies
health_ico.png Healthcare Facilities
rd_ico.png Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
cabinet_ico.png DataCom
lab_rat_ico.png Lab Animal Facilities
engergy_efficiency_ico.png LEED / Energy Efficiency
academic_ico.png Academic Facilities
gears_ico.png Industrial Settings
office_buildings_ico.png Office Environments
collesium_ico.png Miscellaneous Studies
(Natatoriums, Emergency Power,
Specialized Facilities, Stadiums,
Electronics, Pump & Pipe Flow Cooling)

Miscellaneous Studies

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What we do:

Natatorium Studies:

  • CFD analysis of air flow, humidity, comfort temperature and chemical loading in moist environments associated with natatoriums.
  • Studies of optimal ventilation system design.
  • Analysis of airborne chloramines and their control.
  • Condensation studies.

Emergency Power Generation:

  • CFD Wind dispersion studies of exhaust fumes.
  • Heat management analysis from enclosed generators.
  • Warranty studies involving diesel intake temperature.

Specialized Facilities:

  • Modeling of precise temperature control in fusion research facilities.
  • Radiative heating analysis of large aircraft hangars.
  • Comfort and odor calculations in large food courts.
  • Smoke and fire analysis, cigarette smoke studies.

Stadiums:

  • Assessments of large ventilation systems.
  • Comfort temperature calculations, effects from light, electronics and spectator heat loads.
  • Specialized cooling of electronics.

Pumps & Piping Networks:

  • Centrifugal pump cavitation models.
  • Piping network head losses.
  • Distribution network stagnation studies.

Electronics Cooling:

  • CFD analysis of component level electronics - conjugate heat transfer.
  • Thermal studies of system level electronics.
  • Server rack studies.
  • Data center ventilation and cooling studies.

Spaces Modeled:

  • Natatoriums, spas, whirlpools, splash & play pool areas.
  • Outdoor wind dispersion from generator exhaust.
  • Generator enclosures.
  • High tech laser and fusion facilities
  • Hangars
  • Large commercial spaces
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Aircraft cabins
  • Full scale enclosed stadiums
  • Scoreboard or large screen electronics
  • Campus-wide water distribution networks
  • Sterile pharmaceutical water distribution networks
  • Transient and steady state models of centrifugal pumps
  • Lab animal watering systems
  • Sprinkler networks
  • Turbomachinery
  • Integrated circuit modules
  • Optical transducers for fiber optics
  • Server racks - passive cooling, direct air injection and liquid cooling
  • DataCom centers

 

Miscellaneous Studies Examples:

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Temperature and flow modeling of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Target Bay and Chamber - Largest laser in the world.
Temperature and flow modeling of the National Ignition Facility (NIF) Target Bay and Chamber - Largest laser in the world.
Streamlines colored by temperature
Streamlines colored by temperature
Isosurfaces of smoke in an open kitchen/restaurant - before changes to the exhaust hood
Isosurfaces of smoke in an open kitchen/restaurant - before changes to the exhaust hood
 
Isosurfaces of pressure during a hydrogen explosion
Velocity vectors between the blades of a centrifugal pump.
Velocity vectors between the blades of a centrifugal pump.
Animation of impeller motion and pressure contours in a centrifugal pump
 
Temperature contours of the Dallas Cowboys HD Video Display - The world's largest display.
Temperature contours of the Dallas Cowboys HD Video Display - The world's largest display.
Contours of respirable particle concentration in a casino
Contours of respirable particle concentration in a casino
Temperature contours for an electronics cooling study
Temperature contours for an electronics cooling study