Non-uniform ground-level wind patterns in a heat dome over a uniformly heated non-circular city

Non-uniform ground-level wind patterns in a heat dome over a uniformly heated non-circular city International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 124 (2018) 233–246 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ijhmt Non-uniform ground-level wind patterns in a heat dome over a uniformly heated non-circular city Yifan Fan, Yuguo Li , Shi Yin Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region article i nfo abstract Article history: Urban heat island-induced circulation, or urban heat dome flow, significantly influences urban thermal Received 25 October 2017 environments and air quality in calm wind conditions with stable stratification. An urban heat dome is Received in revised form 1 February 2018 characterized by convergent inflow at the ground level, divergent outflow at the upper level and upward Accepted 21 March 2018 flow over the city center in calm conditions. We report a new city-shape effect on heat dome flow pat- Available online 5 April 2018 terns in a laboratory modeling experiment. For a circular city, both the inflow at the lower level and the outflow at the upper level are axisymmetric. For a square urban area, a non-uniform flow pattern Keywords: was observed with four dominant diagonal inflows at the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Elsevier

Non-uniform ground-level wind patterns in a heat dome over a uniformly heated non-circular city

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
0017-9310
eISSN
1879-2189
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2018.03.069
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International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 124 (2018) 233–246 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/ijhmt Non-uniform ground-level wind patterns in a heat dome over a uniformly heated non-circular city Yifan Fan, Yuguo Li , Shi Yin Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region article i nfo abstract Article history: Urban heat island-induced circulation, or urban heat dome flow, significantly influences urban thermal Received 25 October 2017 environments and air quality in calm wind conditions with stable stratification. An urban heat dome is Received in revised form 1 February 2018 characterized by convergent inflow at the ground level, divergent outflow at the upper level and upward Accepted 21 March 2018 flow over the city center in calm conditions. We report a new city-shape effect on heat dome flow pat- Available online 5 April 2018 terns in a laboratory modeling experiment. For a circular city, both the inflow at the lower level and the outflow at the upper level are axisymmetric. For a square urban area, a non-uniform flow pattern Keywords: was observed with four dominant diagonal inflows at the

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International Journal of Heat and Mass TransferElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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