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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Engineering and Technology D-index 71 Citations 14,791 182 World Ranking 263 National Ranking 8

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Meteorology
  • Thermodynamics

Bje Bert Blocken spends much of his time researching Computational fluid dynamics, Meteorology, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, Computer simulation and Wind speed. His Computational fluid dynamics research incorporates elements of Marine engineering, Planetary boundary layer, Natural ventilation and Aerodynamics. His study in Meteorology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Intensity, Heat transfer and Facade.

The Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations study which covers Turbulence kinetic energy that intersects with Large eddy simulation, Simulation and Particle image velocimetry. His Computer simulation research includes themes of Numerical analysis, Building engineering physics and Low-rise. His Wind speed research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Pedestrian and Wind tunnel.

His most cited work include:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for urban physics: Importance, scales, possibilities, limitations and ten tips and tricks towards accurate and reliable simulations (347 citations)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for urban physics: Importance, scales, possibilities, limitations and ten tips and tricks towards accurate and reliable simulations (347 citations)
  • A review of wind-driven rain research in building science (309 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Bje Bert Blocken focuses on Computational fluid dynamics, Meteorology, Mechanics, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations and Wind speed. His Computational fluid dynamics study incorporates themes from Facade, Marine engineering, Turbulence, Computer simulation and Wind tunnel. His work in the fields of Meteorology, such as Thermal comfort, Urban heat island and Natural ventilation, intersects with other areas such as Wind driven.

He works mostly in the field of Thermal comfort, limiting it down to topics relating to Architectural engineering and, in certain cases, Civil engineering. His study looks at the relationship between Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations and fields such as Turbulence kinetic energy, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. Many of his research projects under Wind speed are closely connected to Urban area with Urban area, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Computational fluid dynamics (72.96%)
  • Meteorology (42.02%)
  • Mechanics (33.22%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Computational fluid dynamics (72.96%)
  • Mechanics (33.22%)
  • Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations (35.50%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Computational fluid dynamics, Mechanics, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations, Wind speed and Marine engineering. His work carried out in the field of Computational fluid dynamics brings together such families of science as Aerodynamics, Atmospheric sciences, Wind tunnel and Meteorology. His Atmosphere study in the realm of Meteorology interacts with subjects such as Sound.

His research investigates the connection between Mechanics and topics such as Ventilation that intersect with issues in Time periodic, Mixing, Relative humidity, Air purifier and Aerosol. His studies in Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations integrate themes in fields like Air quality index, Surface pressure and Turbulence kinetic energy. His work on Wind direction as part of general Wind speed study is frequently connected to Urban area, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Impact of urban microclimate on summertime building cooling demand: A parametric analysis for Antwerp, Belgium (33 citations)
  • Impact of urban microclimate on summertime building cooling demand: A parametric analysis for Antwerp, Belgium (33 citations)
  • Large eddy simulation of the neutral atmospheric boundary layer: performance evaluation of three inflow methods for terrains with different roughness (25 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Geometry
  • Thermodynamics

Computational fluid dynamics, Mechanics, Wind direction, Reynolds-averaged Navier–Stokes equations and Planetary boundary layer are his primary areas of study. Bje Bert Blocken undertakes multidisciplinary studies into Computational fluid dynamics and Design process in his work. Bje Bert Blocken is investigating Wind direction as part of his inquiry into Wind speed and Meteorology.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Ventilation, Flow and Surface pressure in addition to Wind speed. His Planetary boundary layer research integrates issues from Power, Marine engineering, Bluff, Reliability and Design tool. His work investigates the relationship between Turbulence and topics such as Aerodynamics that intersect with problems in Wind tunnel.

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Best Publications

Computational Fluid Dynamics for urban physics: Importance, scales, possibilities, limitations and ten tips and tricks towards accurate and reliable simulations

Bje Bert Blocken;Bje Bert Blocken.
Building and Environment (2015)

473 Citations

CFD simulation of cross-ventilation for a generic isolated building : impact of computational parameters

R Rubina Ramponi;R Rubina Ramponi;Bje Bert Blocken.
Building and Environment (2012)

429 Citations

A review of wind-driven rain research in building science

Bje Bert Blocken;JE Jan Carmeliet.
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (2004)

404 Citations

CFD simulation for pedestrian wind comfort and wind safety in urban areas: General decision framework and case study for the Eindhoven University campus

B. Blocken;W. D. Janssen;T. van Hooff.
Environmental Modelling and Software (2012)

379 Citations

Coupled urban wind flow and indoor natural ventilation modelling on a high-resolution grid: A case study for the Amsterdam ArenA stadium

T. van Hooff;B. Blocken.
Environmental Modelling and Software (2010)

377 Citations

CONSERVATIVE MODELLING OF THE MOISTURE AND HEAT TRANSFER IN BUILDING COMPONENTS UNDER ATMOSPHERIC EXCITATION

H Janssen;Bje Bert Blocken;JE Jan Carmeliet;JE Jan Carmeliet.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2007)

279 Citations

Urban Physics: Effect of the micro-climate on comfort, health and energy demand

P Moonen;P Moonen;Twj Thijs Defraeye;V Dorer;Bje Bert Blocken.
Collection of Frontiers of Architectural Research (2012)

270 Citations

Pedestrian Wind Environment around Buildings: Literature Review and Practical Examples

Bje Bert Blocken;JE Jan Carmeliet.
Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science (2004)

269 Citations

Review of external convective heat transfer coefficient models in building energy simulation programs: implementation and uncertainty

M Mohammad Mirsadeghi;D Daniel Cóstola;Bje Bert Blocken;Jlm Jan Hensen.
Applied Thermal Engineering (2013)

244 Citations

CFD simulation of wind-induced pressure coefficients on buildings with and without balconies: Validation and sensitivity analysis

H Hamid Montazeri;Bje Bert Blocken.
Building and Environment (2013)

238 Citations

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