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Eurocode Sharp Eaves Validation Example
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In the current validation example, we investigate wind pressure coefficient value (Cp) for both general structural design (Cp,10) and cladding or façade design (Cp,1) based on EN 1991-1-4 flat roofs. There are three-dimensional flat roof cases with sharp eaves and with parapets that will be explained more in the next part.
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AIJ Examples Case E - Building Complex in Actual Urban Area with Dense Concentration of Buildings in Niigata City
Compliance with building codes, such as Eurocode, is essential to ensure the safety, structural integrity, and sustainability of buildings and structures. Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) plays a vital role in this process by simulating fluid behavior, optimizing designs, and helping architects and engineers meet Eurocode requirements related to wind load analysis, natural ventilation, fire safety, and energy efficiency. By integrating CFD into the design process, professionals can create safer, more efficient, and compliant buildings that meet the highest standards of construction and design in Europe.
Figure 4: The Diagram of the Cp,1 Value for Different Wind Zones Regarding Experimental, Eurocode and RWIND
Figure 6: The Diagram of the Cp,1 Value for Different Wind Zones and Various Turbulence Intensities for Roof with Parapets
Figure 5: The Diagram of the Cp,10 Value for Different Wind Zones and Various Turbulence Intensities for Roof with Parapets
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