EXPERIMENTAL STUDY IN WIND TUNNEL OF INTERFERENCE EFFECTS ON THE REDUCED MODEL OF THE CAARC BUILDING

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The increasing verticalization of urban environments led to the consideration of loads influenced by horizontal forces arising from the action of the wind. Different neighborhood densities alter the flow behavior and reflect on interference effects. An extensive study developed in the wind tunnel through aerodynamic characterization in the reduced model of the CAARC building, simulated with the insertion of distinct windward neighborhood densities in three configurations, I (one interfering model), II (two models) and III (three models), with different relative positions between the models, D and 2D, where D is the smallest dimension of the model, aiming to understand the interaction relationship between such parameters. Based on the results, both the insertion and number of interfering buildings, and the variation in spacing, influence on the determination of the coefficients. The results indicated that the FV values are mainly given as a function of the proximity and size of buildings directly in the surroundings, most forces on the x-axis have been increased (96.2%), on y-axis, most actions have been reduced (65.4%).

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2022-01-31

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