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2020

A framework for preliminary large-scale urban wind energy potential assessment: Roof-mounted wind turbines

Rezaeiha, A., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 15 Jun 2020, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 214, 16 p., 112770.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

A novel approach to simulate pollutant dispersion in the built environment: Transport-based recurrence CFD

Du, Y., Blocken, B. & Pirker, S., Mar 2020, In : Building and Environment. 170, 13 p., 106604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Bicycle aerodynamics: history, state-of-the-art and future perspectives

Malizia, F. & Blocken, B., May 2020, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 200, 30 p., 104134.

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CFD simulations of an isolated cycling spoked wheel: impact of the ground and wheel/ground contact modeling

Malizia, F. & Blocken, B., 1 Jul 2020, In : European Journal of Mechanics, B/Fluids. 82, p. 21-38 18 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

CFD simulations of wind flow and mean surface pressure for buildings with balconies: comparison of RANS and LES

Zheng, X., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 15 Apr 2020, In : Building and Environment. 173, 14 p., 106747.

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Coupled aerostructural shape and topology optimization of horizontal-axis wind turbine rotor blades

Wang, Z., Suiker, A. S. J., Hofmeyer, H., van Hooff, T. & Blocken, B., 15 May 2020, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 212, 12 p., 112621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

3 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of turbulence models and roughness height in 3D steady RANS simulations of wind flow in an urban environment

Ricci, A., Kalkman, I., Blocken, B., Burlando, M. & Repetto, M. P., 15 Mar 2020, In : Building and Environment. 171, 25 p., 106617.

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2019

Active flow control for power enhancement of vertical axis wind turbines: leading-edge slot suction

Rezaeiha, A., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 15 Dec 2019, In : Energy. 189, 22 p., 116131.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
25 Downloads (Pure)

Aerodynamics analysis of wheel configurations in Paralympic hand-cycling: a computational study

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Hajdukiewicz, M., Clifford, E., Andrianne, T. & Blocken, B., 1 Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Mechanics. B, Fluids. 76, p. 50-65 16 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of convective heat transfer coefficient correlations for ventilative cooling based on reduced-scale measurements

Kosutova, K., Vanderwel, C., van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. & Hensen, J. L. M., 15 Oct 2019, Proceedings of 40th AIVC conference. Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC ), 8 p.

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Analysis of the heating energy demand of a generic shop with an air curtain by coupled CFD and BES

Alanis Ruiz, C., van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. & van Heijst, G. J. F., 23 Oct 2019, Proceedings of Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings 2019. 7 p. 273

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

CFD analysis of an exceptional cyclist sprint position

Blocken, B., van Druenen, T., Toparlar, Y. & Andrianne, T., 1 Mar 2019, In : Sports Engineering. 22, 1, 11 p., 10.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

CFD evaluation of building geometry modifications to reduce pedestrian-level wind speed

van Druenen, T., van Hooff, T. A. J., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 1 Oct 2019, In : Building and Environment. 163, 24 p., 106293.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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2 Citations (Scopus)
42 Downloads (Pure)

CFD simulation of the near-neutral atmospheric boundary layer: New temperature inlet profile consistent with wall functions

Toparlar, Y., Blocken, B., Maiheu, B. & van Heijst, G. J., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 191, p. 91-102 12 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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CFD simulation of urban microclimate: validation using high-resolution field measurements

Antoniou, N., Montazeri, H., Neophytou, M. & Blocken, B., 10 Dec 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 695, 19 p., 133743.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

CFD simulations of spoked wheel aerodynamics in cycling: impact of computational parameters

Malizia, F., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 194, 20 p., 103988.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Computational fluid dynamics analysis of hand-cycle aerodynamics with static wheels: sensitivity analyses and impact of wheel selection

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Blocken, B., Hajdukiewicz, M., Andrianne, T. & Clifford, E., 10 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Coupled aero-structural shape and topology optimization of HAWT rotor blades

Wang, Z., Suiker, A., Hofmeyer, H., van Hooff, T. & Blocken, B., 24 May 2019, p. 185-185. 1 p.

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Cross-ventilation in a generic isolated building equipped with louvers: wind-tunnel experiments and CFD simulations

Kosutova, K., van Hooff, T., Vanderwel, C., Blocken, B. & Hensen, J., 1 May 2019, In : Building and Environment. 154, p. 263-280 18 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

Curved wall jets and their effect on the airflow in a generic enclosure: validation of RANS models

Thysen, J-H., van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. & van Heijst, G. J. F. G-J., 5 Sep 2019, Proceedings of Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Experimental and computational analysis of microscale wind conditions in the Port of Amsterdam

Ricci, A. & Blocken, B., 15 Mar 2019, Experimental and Computational analysis of microscale wind conditions in the Port of Amsterdam. Ricciardelli, F. & Avossa, A. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 587-598 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering; vol. 27).

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Het werelduurrecord wielrennen als proeftuin voor aerodynamische innovaties

Blocken, B., 1 Sep 2019, Heverlee : Academische Stichting Leuven.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of pilot and stoker torso angles in tandem para-cycling aerodynamics

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Blocken, B., Hajdukiewicz, M., Andrianne, T. & Clifford, E., 1 Mar 2019, In : Sports Engineering. 22, 1, 10 p., 3.

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Natural ventilation of an isolated generic building with a windward window and different windexchangers: CFD validation, sensitivity study and performance analysis

Castillo, J. A., Huelsz, G., van Hooff, T. & Blocken, B., 1 Jun 2019, In : Building Simulation. 12, 3, p. 475-488 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical analysis of the influence of number of blades on the power performance of vertical axis wind turbines

Rezaeiha, R., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., Sep 2019, The 15th International Conference on Wind Engineering, Beijing, China; September 1-6, 2019. 4 p.

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On the accuracy of turbulence models for CFD simulations of vertical axis wind turbines

Rezaeiha, A., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 1 Aug 2019, In : Energy. 180, p. 838-857 20 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
41 Downloads (Pure)

On the effects of crosswinds in tandem aerodynamics: An experimental and computational study

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Clifford, E., Hajdukiewicz, M., Andrianne, T. & Blocken, B., 1 Mar 2019, In : European Journal of Mechanics. B, Fluids. 74, p. 68-80 13 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Scale-adaptive simulation (SAS) of dynamic stall on a wind turbine

Rezaeiha, A., Montazeri, H. & Blocken, B., 2 Nov 2019, Progress in Hybrid RANS-LES Modelling (HRLM 2018). Hoarau, Y., Peng, S. H., Schwamborn, D., Revell, A. & Mockett, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 323-333 11 p. (Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics and Multidisciplinary Design; vol. 143).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

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Simulation of urban boundary and canopy layer flows in port areas induced by different marine boundary layer inflow conditions

Ricci, A., Burlando, M., Repetto, M. P. & Blocken, B., 20 Jun 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 670, p. 876-892 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Steady RANS CFD simulations for air curtain flows

Khayrullina, A. A., van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. & van Heijst, G. J. F. G-J., 5 Sep 2019, Proceedings of Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings 2019.

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The impact of arm-crank position on the drag of a paralympic hand-cyclist

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Clifford, E., Hajdukiewicz, M., Andrianne, T. & Blocken, B., 12 Mar 2019, In : Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. 22, 4, p. 386-395 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Urban physics simulation for climate change adaptation of buildings and urban areas

Blocken, B., van Hooff, T., Toparlar, Y., Gromke, C. B., Montazeri, H. & Janssen, W., 2019, Building performance simulation for design and operation. Hensen, J. L. M. & Lamberts, R. (eds.). Expanded 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routlege, p. 723-765 43 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2018

3D RANS CFD simulations of gaseous pollutant transport in generic enclosures: two case studies

van Hooff, T. & Blocken, B. J. E., 22 Jul 2018, Proceedings of Indoor Air 2018. 2 p.

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Aerodynamic analysis of different cyclist hill descent positions

Blocken, B., van Druenen, T., Toparlar, Y. & Andrianne, T., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 181, p. 27-45 19 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

Aerodynamic drag in competitive tandem para-cycling: road race versus time-trial positions

Mannion, P., Toparlar, Y., Blocken, B., Clifford, E., Andrianne, T. & Hajdukiewicz, M., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 179, p. 92-101 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
85 Downloads (Pure)

Aerodynamic drag in cycling pelotons: new insights by CFD simulation and wind tunnel testing

Blocken, B., van Druenen, T., Toparlar, Y., Malizia, F., Mannion, P., Andrianne, T., Marchal, T., Maas, G-J. & Diepens, J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 179, p. 319-337 19 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)
232 Downloads (Pure)

Aerodynamic drag in cycling team time trials

Blocken, B., Toparlar, Y., van Druenen, T. & Andrianne, T., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 182, p. 128-145 18 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Analysis and discussion of the performance of RANS and LES for cross-ventilation flow in a generic enclosure

van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. J. E. & Tominaga, Y., 22 Jul 2018, Proceedings of Indoor Air 2018. 2 p.

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Analysis of crosswind aerodynamics for competitive hand-cycling

Mannion, P. F., Toparlar, Y., Blocken, B., Clifford, E., Andrianne, T. & Hajdukiewicz, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 180, p. 182-190 9 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
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CFD analysis of the effect of pressure gradients on the separation efficiency of a generic air curtain

Alanis Ruiz, C., van Hooff, T., Blocken, B. & van Heijst, G. J. F., 2 Jun 2018, Proceedings of Roomvent&Ventilation 2018. Helsinki, Finland: REHVA, p. 241-246 6 p.

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4 Downloads (Pure)
6 Citations (Scopus)
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