Outline of deposition model and sensitivity analysis

Kazuhide Ito, Jun Narikawa, Cong Li

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Abstract

The quality problem regarding the overall indoor environment is called IEQ (Indoor Environmental Quality) and this area has been attracting increasing attention with the increasing health consciousness of residents. In the wide spectrum of IEQ problems, this research focuses on indoor aerosol pollution issues that have a large influence on the health risk of indoor residents. The overarching objective of this study was to develop a numerical model based on Computational Fluid Dynamics to predict aerosol concentration distributions in indoor environments. Towards this end, this paper (part 1) proposes the wall surface deposition model of nano-scale aerosol that can predict unsteady deposition flux of aerosol in indoors and reports the results of sensitivity analyses for targeting plug-flow type chamber.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)973-979
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Environmental Engineering (Japan)
Volume76
Issue number669
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Engineering

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