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Predictions of flow, turbulence, heat-transfer and air humidity patterns in operating theatres

Kameel R, Khalil E E, 2002
hospital | indoor air quality | mathematical modelling
Bibliographic info: Proceedings of Room Vent 2002 (8th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms) - 8-11 september 2002 - Moltke's palace, Copenhagen - Denmark - pp 69-72, 7 figs, 19 ref.
Languages: English

Advances in infection control practices include improved operating room environment (airflow velocity, turbulence level, temperature, and relative humidity). Operating theatres are complex spaces. CFD modelling is a powerful tool to enhance the knowledge of the air characteristics. The 3DHVAC program was used to predict the performance of HVAC system design in operating theatres of a 1200-beds Egyptian modern teaching hospital.


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