Carnegie Mellon University


Study the Heat Island Index of a piece of land


The simulation, conducted in Fluent, took a 2‐D mesh of a landscape design of a plot of residential buildings. The mesh was imported into Gambit and the whole plot was generated.


The simulation showed the Heat Island Index was reduced by the greenery on the plot of land.


ANSYS Fluent and Gambit was used to study the Heat Island Index for a plot of land. The study concluded that greenery reduced the Index number.