Carnegie Mellon University

Problem

Study the Heat Island Index of a piece of land

Solution

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.

Result

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.