Website Bert Blocken, PhD - Unit Building Physics and Services - Department of the Built Environment
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands


JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

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In international journals with peer review

2017

135. Derome D, Kubilay A, Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2017. Ten questions concerning modeling of wind-driven rain in the built environment. Building and Environment 114: 495-506. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.12.026

134. Iousef S, Montazeri H, Blocken B, van Wesemael PJV. 2017. On the use of non-conformal grids for economic LES of wind flow and convective heat transfer for a wall-mounted cube. Building and Environment 119: 44-61. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.04.004

133. Janssen WD, Blocken B, van Wijhe HJ. 2017. CFD simulations of wind loads on a container ship: validation and impact of geometrical simplifications. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. In press.

132. Khayrullina A, van Hooff T, Blocken B, van Heijst GJF. 2017. PIV measurements of isothermal plane turbulent impinging jets at moderate Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids 58(4), Article 31. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1007/s00348-017-2315-0

131. Montazeri H, Blocken B. 2017. New generalized expressions for forced convective heat transfer coefficients at building facades and roofs. Building and Environment. In press. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.04.012

130. Montazeri H, Toparlar Y, Blocken B, Hensen JLM. 2017. Simulating the cooling effects of water spray systems in urban landscapes: A computational fluid dynamics study in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Landscape and Urban Planning 159: 85-100 (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2016.10.001

129. Rezaeiha A, Kalkman I, Blocken B. 2017. Effect of pitch angle on power performance and aerodynamics of a vertical axis wind turbine. Applied Energy 197: 132-150. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.128 

128. Rezaeiha A, Kalkman I, Blocken B. 2017. CFD simulation of a vertical axis wind turbine operating at a moderate tip speed ratio: guidelines for minimum domain size and azimuthal increment. Renewable Energy 107: 373-385. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2017.02.006

127. van Hooff T, Blocken B. 2017. Low-Reynolds number mixing ventilation flows: impact of physical and numerical diffusion on flow and dispersion. Building Simulation. In press. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1007/s12273-017-0354-3

126. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Tominaga Y. 2017. On the accuracy of CFD simulations of cross-ventilation flows for a generic isolated building: comparison of RANS, LES and experiments. Building and Environment 114: 148-165. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.12.019


2016

125. Blocken B, Vervoort R, van Hooff T. 2016. Reduction of outdoor particulate matter concentrations by local removal in semi-enclosed parking garages: a preliminary case study for Eindhoven city center. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 159: 80-98. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2016.10.008

124. Blocken B, Toparlar Y, Andrianne T. 2016. Aerodynamic benefit for a cyclist by a following motorcycle. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 155: 1-10. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2016.04.008

123. Tominaga Y, Blocken B. 2016. Wind tunnel analysis of flow and dispersion in cross-ventilated isolated buildings: impact of opening positions. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 155: 74-88. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2016.05.007

122. [Review article] Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, van Beeck JPAJ. 2016. Pedestrian-level wind conditions around buildings: review of wind-tunnel and CFD techniques and their accuracy for wind comfort assessment. Building and Environment 100: 50-81. OPEN ACCESS. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2016.02.004

121. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Timmermans HJP, Hensen JLM. 2016. Analysis of the predicted effect of passive climate adaptation measures on energy demand for cooling and heating in a residential building. Energy 94: 811-820. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.energy.2015.11.036

120. Gilani S, Montazeri H, Blocken B. 2016. CFD simulation of stratified indoor environment in displacement ventilation: validation and sensitivity analysis. Building and Environment 95: 299-313. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.09.010

119. Peren JI, van Hooff T, Leite BCC, Blocken B. 2016. CFD simulation of wind-driven upward cross ventilation and its enhancement in long buildings: Impact of single-span versus double-span leeward sawtooth roof and opening ratio. Building and Environment 96: 142-156. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.11.021

118. [Editorial] Sorace S, Blocken B, Borri C, Caracoglia L, Molina FJ, Mueller G. 2016. Advanced materials and technologies for structural performance improvement. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering 2016, Article ID 1854839.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1854839


2015

117. [Review article] Blocken B. 2015. Computational Fluid Dynamics for Urban Physics: Importance, scales, possibilities, limitations and ten tips and tricks towards accurate and reliable simulations. Building and Environment 91: 219-245. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.02.015

116. Blocken B, Toparlar Y. 2015. A following car influences cyclist drag: CFD simulations and wind tunnel measurements. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 145: 178-186. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.06.015

115. Blocken B, van der Hout A, Dekker J, Weiler O. 2015. CFD simulation of wind flow over natural complex terrain: case study with validation by field measurements for Ria de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 147: 43-57. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.09.007

114. Blocken B, Carmeliet. 2015. Impact, runoff and drying of wind-driven rain on a window glass surface: numerical modelling based on experimental validation. Building and Environment 84: 170-180. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.11.006

113. [Editorial] Blocken B. 2015. New initiative: Ten Questions paper series in Building and Environment. Building and Environment 94(1): 325-326. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.08.012

112. [Editorial] Albers RAW, Bosch PR, Blocken B, van den Dobbelsteen AAJF, van Hove LWA, Spit TJM, van de Ven F, van Hooff T, Rovers V. 2015. Overview of challenges and achievements in the Climate Adaptation of Cities and in the Climate Proof Cities program. Building and Environment 83: 1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.09.006

111. Gousseau P, Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, van Heijst GJF. 2015. Near-field pollutant dispersion in an actual urban area: analysis of the mass transport mechanism by high-resolution Large Eddy Simulations. Computers & Fluids 114: 151-162. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2015.02.018

110. Gromke C, Blocken B. 2015. Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part II: Traffic pollutant concentrations at pedestrian level. Environmental Pollution 196: 176-184. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2014.10.015

109. Gromke C, Blocken B. 2015. Influence of avenue-trees on air quality at the urban neighborhood scale. Part I: Quality assurance studies and turbulent Schmidt number analysis for RANS CFD simulations. Environmental Pollution 196: 214-223. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2014.10.016

108. Gromke C, Blocken B, Janssen WD, Merema B, van Hooff T, Timmermans HJP. 2015. CFD analysis of transpirational cooling by vegetation: Case study for specific meteorological conditions during a heat wave in Arnhem, Netherlands. Building and Environment 83: 11-26. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.04.022

107. Khayrullina A, Blocken B, Janssen WD, Straathof J. 2015. CFD simulation of train aerodynamics: train-induced wind conditions at an underground railroad passenger platform. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 139: 100-110. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.01.019

106. Kubilay A, Derome D, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2015. Numerical modeling of turbulent dispersion for wind-driven rain on building facades. Environmental Fluid Mechanics 15: 109-133. (preprint: ) doi:10.1007/s10652-014-9363-2

105. Kubilay A, Derome D, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2015. Wind-driven rain on two parallel wide buildings: field measurements and CFD simulations. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 146: 11-28. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.07.006

104. Montazeri H, Blocken B, Derome D, Carmeliet J, Hensen JLM. 2015. CFD analysis of forced convective heat transfer coefficients at windward building facades: influence of building geometry. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 146: 102-116. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.07.007

103. Montazeri H, Blocken B, Hensen JLM. 2015. CFD analysis of the impact of physical parameters on evaporative cooling by a mist spray system. Applied Thermal Engineering 75: 608-622. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.09.078

102. Montazeri H, Blocken B, Hensen JLM. 2015. Evaporative cooling by water spray systems: CFD simulation, experimental validation and sensitivity analysis. Building and Environment 83: 129-141. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.03.022

101. Peren JI, van Hooff T, Ramponi R, Blocken B, Leite BCC. 2015. Impact of roof geometry of an isolated leeward sawtooth roof building on cross-ventilation: Straight, concave, hybrid or convex? Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 145: 102-114. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2015.05.014

100. Peren JI, van Hooff T, Leite BCC, Blocken B. 2015. Impact of eaves on cross-ventilation of a generic leeward sawtooth roof building: windward eaves, leeward eaves and eaves inclination. Building and Environment 92: 578-590. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.05.011

99. Peren JI, van Hooff T, Leite BCC, Blocken B. 2015. CFD analysis of cross-ventilation of a generic isolated building with asymmetric opening positions: impact of roof angle and opening location. Building and Environment 85: 263-276. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.12.007

98. Ramponi R, Blocken B, de Coo LB, Janssen WD. 2015. CFD simulation of outdoor ventilation of generic urban configurations with different urban densities and equal and unequal street widths. Building and Environment 92: 152-166. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.04.018

97. Tominaga Y, Blocken B. 2015. Wind tunnel experiments on cross-ventilation flow of a generic building with contaminant dispersion in unsheltered and sheltered conditions. Building and Environment 92: 452-461. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.05.026

96. Toparlar Y, Blocken B, Vos P, van Heijst GJF, Janssen WD, van Hooff T, Montazeri H, Timmermans HJP. 2015. CFD simulation and validation of urban microclimate: A case study for Bergpolder Zuid, Rotterdam. Building and Environment 83: 79-90. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.08.004


2014

95. [Review article] Blocken B. 2014. 50 years of Computational Wind Engineering: Past, present and future. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 129: 69-102. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2014.03.008

94. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Hensen JLM, Timmermans HJP. 2014. On the predicted effectiveness of climate adaptation measures for buildings. Building and Environment 82: 300-316. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.08.027

93. Kubilay A, Derome D, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2014. Numerical simulations of wind-driven rain on an array of low-rise cubic buildings and validation by field measurements. Building and Environment 81: 283-295. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.07.008

92. Kubilay A, Derome D, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2014. High-resolution field measurements of wind-driven rain on an array of low-rise cubic buildings. Building and Environment 78: 1-13. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2014.04.004

91. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Gousseau P, van Heijst GJF. 2014. Counter-gradient diffusion in a slot-ventilated enclosure assessed by LES and RANS. Computers & Fluids 96: 63-75. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2014.02.020

90. Ramponi R, Angelotti A, Blocken B. 2014. Energy saving potential of night ventilation: Sensitivity to pressure coefficients for different European climates. Applied Energy 123: 185-195. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.02.041

89. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Koninckx E, Hespel P, Verboven P, Nicolai B, Carmeliet J. 2014. Cyclist drag in team pursuit: influence of cyclist sequence, stature, and arm spacing. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-ASME 136 (1), art. no. 011005. (preprint: )


2013

88. Blocken B, Defraeye T, Koninckx E, Carmeliet J, Hespel P. 2013. CFD simulations of the aerodynamic drag of two drafting cyclists. Computers & Fluids 71: 435-445. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2012.11.012

87. Montazeri H, Blocken B, Janssen WD, van Hooff T. 2013. CFD evaluation of new second-skin facade concept for wind comfort on building balconies: Case-study for the Park Tower in Antwerp. Building and Environment 68: 179-192. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.07.004

86. [Editorial] Blocken B, Stathopoulos T. 2013. Editorial to virtual special issue: CFD simulation of pedestrian-level wind conditions around buildings: past achievements and prospects. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 121: 138-145. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2013.08.008

85. Van den Brande T, Blocken B, Roels S. 2013. Rain water runoff from porous building facades: implementation and application of a first-order runoff model coupled to a HAM model. Building and Environment 64: 177-186. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.03.014

84. [Review article] Mirsadeghi M, Costola D, Blocken B, Hensen JLM. 2013. Review of external convective heat transfer coefficient models in building energy simulation programs: implementation and uncertainty. Applied Thermal Engineering 56(1-2): 134-151. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.03.003  (preprint: )

83. Gousseau P, Blocken B, van Heijst GJF. 2013. Quality assessment of Large-Eddy Simulation of wind flow around a high-rise building: validation and solution verification. Computers & Fluids 79: 120-133. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2013.03.006

82. [Editorial] Blocken B, Tominaga Y, Stathopoulos T. 2013. Editorial to virtual special issue: CFD simulation of micro-scale pollutant dispersion in the built environment. Building and Environment 64: 225-230. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.01.001

81. Janssen WD, Blocken B, van Hooff T. 2013. Pedestrian wind comfort around buildings: comparison of wind comfort criteria based on whole-flow field data for a complex case study. Building and Environment 59: 547-562. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.10.012

80. Kubilay A, Derome D, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2013. CFD simulation and validation of wind-driven rain on a building facade with an Eulerian multiphase model. Building and Environment 61: 69-81. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.12.005

79. Montazeri H, Blocken B. 2013. CFD simulation of wind-induced pressure coefficients on buildings with and without balconies: validation and sensitivity analysis. Building and Environment 60: 137-149. (preprint: ) do:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.11.012

78.
van Hooff T, Blocken B. 2013. CFD evaluation of natural ventilation of indoor environments by the concentration decay method: CO2 gas dispersion from a semi-enclosed stadium. Building and Environment 61:1-17
. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.11.021

77.
van Hooff T, Blocken B, van Heijst GJF. 2013. On the suitability of steady RANS CFD for forced mixing ventilation at transitional slot Reynolds numbers. Indoor Air
23(3): 236-249. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1111/ina.12010

76. [Review article] Blocken B, Derome D, Carmeliet J. 2013. Rainwater runoff from building facades: a review. Building and Environment 60: 339-361. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.10.008

75. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2013. Influence of uncertainty in heat-moisture transport properties on convective drying of porous materials by numerical modelling. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 91(1): 36-42. doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2012.06.011


2012

74. Blocken B, Gualtieri C. 2012. Ten iterative steps for model development and evaluation applied to Computational Fluid Dynamics for Environmental Fluid Mechanics. Environmental Modelling & Software 33: 1-22. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.02.001

73. Ramponi R, Blocken B. 2012. CFD simulation of cross-ventilation for a generic isolated building: impact of computational parameters. Building and Environment 53: 34-48. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.01.004 [2012 Best Paper Award from the Journal Building and Environment]

72. Gousseau P, Blocken B, van Heijst GJF. 2012. Large-Eddy Simulation of pollutant dispersion around a cubical building: Analysis of the turbulent mass transport mechanism by unsteady concentration and velocity statistics. Environmental Pollution 167: 47-57. (preprint: ) 10.doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.03.021

71. [Review article] Moonen P, Defraeye T, Dorer V, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2012. Urban physics: effect of the microclimate on comfort, health and energy demand. Frontiers of Architectural Research 1(3): 197-228. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.foar.2012.05.002

70. [Editorial] Geurts CPW, Blocken B. 2012. Editorial to Special Issue of 13th International Conference on Wind Engineering. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 104-106: 1-2. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2012.04.020

69. van Hooff T, Blocken B. 2012. Full-scale measurements of indoor environmental conditions and natural ventilation in a large semi-enclosed stadium: possibilities and limitations for CFD validation. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 104-106: 330-341. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2012.02.009

68. Blocken B, Janssen WD, van Hooff T. 2012. CFD simulation for pedestrian wind comfort and wind safety in urban areas: General decision framework and case study for the Eindhoven University campus. Environmental Modelling & Software 30: 15-34 (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.11.009

67. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Defraeye T, Carmeliet J, van Heijst GJF. 2012. PIV measurements and analysis of transitional flow in a reduced-scale model: ventilation by a free plane jet with Coanda effect. Building and Environment 56: 301-313. (preprint: )  doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.03.020

66. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Defraeye T, Carmeliet J, van Heijst GJF. 2012. PIV measurements of a plane wall jet in a confined space at transitional slot Reynolds numbers. Experiments in Fluids 53: 499-517. (preprint: ) OPEN ACCESS LINK (doi:10.1007/s00348-012-1305-5)

65. Ramponi R, Blocken B. 2012. CFD simulation of cross-ventilation flow for different isolated building configurations: validation with wind tunnel measurements and analysis of physical and numerical diffusion effects. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 104-106: 408-418. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2012.02.005

64. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Aanen L, Bronsema B. 2012. Numerical analysis of the performance of a venturi-shaped roof for natural ventilation: influence of building width. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 104-106: 419-427. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2012.02.013 

63. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Derome D, Nicolai B, Carmeliet J. 2012. Convective heat and mass transfer modelling at air-porous material interfaces: overview of existing methods and relevance. Chemical Engineering Science 74: 49-58. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.ces.2012.02.032

62. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2012. CFD simulation of heat transfer at surface of bluff bodies in turbulent boundary layers: evaluation of a forced-convective temperature wall function for mixed convection. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 104-106: 439-446. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2012.02.001

61. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2012. Analysis of convective heat and mass transfer coefficients for convective drying of a porous flat plate by conjugate modelling. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 55(1-3): 112-124. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.08.047

60. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2012. A simplified numerical model for rainwater runoff on  building facades: possibilities and limitations. Building and Environment 53: 59-73. (preprint: ) doi: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.01.010


2011

59. van Hooff T, Blocken B, Aanen L, Bronsema B. 2011. A venturi-shaped roof for wind-induced natural ventilation of buildings: wind tunnel and CFD evaluation of different design configurations. Building and Environment 46(9): 1797-1807. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.02.009  [2011 Best Paper Award from the Journal Building and Environment]

58. Gousseau P, Blocken B, van Heijst GJF. 2011. CFD simulation of pollutant dispersion around isolated buildings: On the role of convective and turbulent mass fluxes in the prediction accuracy. Journal of Hazardous Materials 194: 422-434. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.08.008

57. [Review article] Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, Carmeliet J, Hensen JLM. 2011. Application of CFD in building performance simulation for the outdoor environment: an overview. Journal of Building Performance Simulation 4(2): 157-184. (preprint) doi: 10.1080/19401493.2010.513740

56. Blocken B, van Hooff T, Aanen L, Bronsema B. 2011. Computational analysis of the performance of a venturi-shaped roof for natural ventilation: venturi-effect versus wind-blocking effect. Computers & Fluids 48(1): 202-213. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2011.04.012

55. [Editorial] Huber A, Blocken B. 2011. Preface to the Special Issue of the 5th Symposium on Computational Wind Engineering. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 99(4): VII-IX. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2011.03.010

54. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2011. An adjusted temperature wall function for turbulent forced convective heat transfer for bluff bodies in the atmospheric boundary layer. Building and Environment 46(11): 2130-2141. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2011.04.013

53. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Koninckx E, Hespel P, Carmeliet J. 2011. Computational fluid dynamics analysis of drag and convective heat transfer of individual body segments for different cyclist positions. Journal of Biomechanics 44(9): 1695-1701. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2011.03.035

52. Blocken B, Abuku M, Nore K, Briggen PM, Schellen HL, Thue JV, Roels S, Carmeliet J. 2011. Intercomparison of wind-driven rain deposition models based on two case studies with full-scale measurements. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 99(4): 448-459. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2010.11.004

51. Gousseau P, Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, van Heijst GJF. 2011. CFD simulation of near-field pollutant dispersion on a high-resolution grid: a case study by LES and RANS for a building group in downtown Montreal. Atmospheric Environment 45(2): 428-438. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.09.065

50. van Hooff T, Blocken B, van Harten M. 2011. 3D CFD simulations of wind flow and wind-driven rain shelter in sports stadia: influence of stadium geometry. Building and Environment 46(1): 22-37 (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.06.013

49. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2011. Convective heat transfer coefficients for exterior building surfaces: Existing correlations and CFD modelling. Energy Conversion and Management 52(1): 512-522. (preprint) doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2010.07.026


2010

48. van Hooff T, Blocken B, 2010. Coupled urban wind flow and indoor natural ventilation modelling on a high-resolution grid: a case study for the Amsterdam ArenA stadium. Environmental Modelling & Software 25(1): 51-65. (preprint) doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.07.008 

47. van Hooff T, Blocken B, 2010. On the effect of wind direction and urban surroundings on natural ventilation of a large semi-enclosed stadium. Computers & Fluids 39: 1146-1155. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.compfluid.2010.02.004 

46. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Koninckx E, Hespel P, Carmeliet J. 2010. Aerodynamic study of different cyclist positions: CFD analysis and full-scale wind-tunnel tests. Journal of Biomechanics 43(7): 1262-1268. (preprint) doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2010.01.025

45. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2010. CFD analysis of convective heat transfer at the surfaces of a cube immersed in a turbulent boundary layer. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 53(1-3): 297-308. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2009.09.029 

44. Defraeye T, Blocken B, Koninckx E, Hespel P, Carmeliet J. 2010. Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis of cyclist aerodynamics: Performance of different turbulence-modelling and boundary-layer modelling approaches. Journal of Biomechanics 43(12): 2281-2287. (preprint) doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2010.04.038

43. Costola D, Blocken B, Ohba M, Hensen JLM. 2010. Uncertainty in airflow rate calculations due to the use of surface-averaged pressure coefficients. Energy and Buildings 42(6): 881-888. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2009.12.010

42. Nore K, Blocken B, Thue JV. 2010. On CFD simulation of wind-induced airflow in narrow ventilated facade cavities: coupled and decoupled simulations and modelling limitations. Building and Environment 45(8): 1834-1846. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.02.014

41. Blocken B, Desz÷ G, van Beeck J, Carmeliet J. 2010. Comparison of calculation methods for wind-driven rain deposition on building facades. Atmospheric Environment 44(14): 1714-1725. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.02.011

40. [Review article] Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2010. Overview of three state-of-the-art wind-driven rain assessment models and comparison based on model theory. Building and Environment 45(3): 691-703. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.08.007  


2009

39. Briggen PM, Blocken B, Schellen HL. 2009. Wind-driven rain on the facade of a monumental tower: numerical simulation, full-scale validation and sensitivity analysis. Building and Environment 44(8): 1675-1690. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2008.11.003 [2009 Best Paper Award from the Journal Building and Environment]

38. Nakiboglu G, GorlÚ C, Horvath I, van Beeck J, Blocken B. 2009. Stack gas dispersion measurements with large-scale PIV, aspiration probes and light scattering techniques and comparison with CFD. Atmospheric Environment 43(21): 3396-3406. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.03.047 

37. Abuku M, Blocken B, Roels S. 2009. Moisture response of building facades to wind-driven rain: field measurements compared with numerical simulations. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97(5-6): 197-207. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.006

36. Abuku M, Blocken B, Nore K, Thue JV, Carmeliet J, Roels S. 2009. On the validity of numerical wind-driven rain simulation on a rectangular low-rise building under various oblique winds. Building and Environment 44(3): 621-632. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2008.05.003 

35. Tablada A, de Troyer F, Blocken B, Carmeliet J, Verschure H. 2009. On natural ventilation and thermal comfort in compact urban environments - the Old Havana case. Building and Environment 44(9): 1943-1958. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.01.008

34. [Review article] Costola D, Blocken B, Hensen JLM. 2009. Overview of pressure coefficient data in building energy simulation and airflow network programs. Building and Environment 44(10): 2027-2036. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.02.006

33. Blocken B, Persoon J. 2009. Pedestrian wind comfort around a large football stadium in an urban environment: CFD simulation, validation and application of the new Dutch wind nuisance standard. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97(5-6): 255-270. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.007

32. Blocken B, Defraeye T, Derome D, Carmeliet J. 2009. High-resolution CFD simulations of forced convective heat transfer coefficients at the facade of a low-rise building. Building and Environment 44(12): 2396-2412. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2009.04.004    

31. Blocken B, Dezs÷ G, van Beeck J, Carmeliet J. 2009. The mutual influence of two buildings on their wind-driven rain exposure and comments on the obstruction factor. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97(5-6): 180-196. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2009.06.003


2008

30
. Blocken B, Moonen P, Stathopoulos T, Carmeliet J. 2008. A numerical study on the existence of the Venturi-effect in passages between perpendicular buildings. Journal of Engineering Mechanics - ASCE 134(12): 1021-1028. (preprint: ) http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2008)134:12(1021)

29. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2008. Guidelines for the required time resolution of meteorological data for wind-driven rain calculations on buildings. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 96(5): 621-639. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2008.02.008 

28. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2008. Erratum to "Guidelines for the required time resolution of meteorological input data for wind-driven rain calculations on buildings" [J. Wind Eng. Ind. Aerodyn. 96(5) (2008) 621- 639] Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 96(8-9): 1444-1445. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2008.05.001

27. Persoon J, van Hooff T, Blocken B, Carmeliet J, de Wit MH. 2008. Impact of roof geometry on rain shelter in football stadia. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 96(8-9): 1274-1293. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2008.02.036 

26. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2008. Pedestrian wind conditions at outdoor platforms in a high-rise apartment building: generic sub-configuration validation, wind comfort assessment and uncertainty issues. Wind and Structures 11(1): 51-70. (preprint: )

25. Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, Carmeliet J. 2008. Wind environmental conditions in passages between two long narrow perpendicular buildings. Journal of Aerospace Engineering - ASCE. 21(4): 280-287. (preprint: ) http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0893-1321(2008)21:4(280)

24. Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, Saathoff P, Wang X. 2008. Numerical evaluation of pollutant dispersion in the built environment: comparisons between models and experiments. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 96(10-11): 1817-1831. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2008.02.049  


2007

23. Blocken B, Stathopoulos T, Carmeliet J. 2007. CFD simulation of the atmospheric boundary layer: wall function problems. Atmospheric Environment 41(2): 238-252. (preprint: )  doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.08.019 

22. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2007. On the errors associated with the use of hourly data in wind-driven rain calculations on building facades. Atmospheric Environment 41(11): 2335-2343. (preprint: doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.11.014

21. Blocken B, Carmeliet J, Stathopoulos T. 2007. CFD evaluation of the wind speed conditions in passages between buildings - effect of wall-function roughness modifications on the atmospheric boundary layer flow. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 95(9-11): 941-962. (preprint: )  doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2007.01.013 

20. Blocken B, Roels S, Carmeliet J. 2007. A combined CFD-HAM approach for wind-driven rain on building facades. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 95(7): 585-607. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2006.12.001  

19. Janssen H, Blocken B, Roels S, Carmeliet J. 2007. Wind-driven rain as a boundary condition for HAM simulations: analysis of simplified modelling approaches. Building and Environment 42(4): 1555-1567. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.10.001 

18.
Janssen H, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2007. Conservative modelling of the moisture and heat transfer in building components under atmospheric excitation. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 50(5-6):
1128-1140. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2006.06.048 

17. Nore K, Blocken B, Jelle BP, Thue JV, Carmeliet J. 2007. A dataset of wind-driven rain measurements on a low-rise test building in Norway. Building and Environment 42(5): 2150-2165. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.04.003

16. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2007. Validation of CFD simulations of wind-driven rain on a low-rise building. Building and Environment 42(7): 2530-2548. (preprint: ) doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.07.032 

15.
Moonen P, Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2007. Indicators for the evaluation of wind tunnel test section flow quality and application to a numerical closed-circuit wind tunnel. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 95(9-11): 1289-1314. (preprint: 
) doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2007.02.027   


2006

14. Blocken B, Poesen J, Carmeliet J. 2006. Impact of wind on the spatial distribution of rain over micro-scale topography - numerical modelling and experimental verification. Hydrological Processes 20(2): 345-368. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1002/hyp.5865)

13. Moonen P, Blocken B, Roels S, Carmeliet J. 2006. Numerical modeling of the flow conditions in a low-speed closed-circuit wind tunnel. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 94(10): 699-723. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2006.02.001)

12. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2006. The influence of the wind-blocking effect by a building on its wind-driven rain exposure.Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 94(2): 101-127. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2005.11.001)

11. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2006. On the validity of the cosine projection in wind-driven-rain calculations on buildings. Building and Environment 41(9): 1182-1189. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2005.05.002)

10. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2006. On the accuracy of wind-driven rain measurements on buildings. Building and Environment 41(12): 1798-1810. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2005.07.022)


2005

9. Blocken B, Carmeliet J, Poesen J. 2005. Numerical simulation of the wind-driven rainfall distribution over small-scale topography in space and time. Journal of Hydrology 315(1-4): 252-273. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.03.029)

8. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2005. High-resolution wind-driven-rain measurements on a low-rise building - experimental data for model development and model validation. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 93(12): 905-928. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2005.09.004)


2004

7. [Review article] Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2004. A review of wind-driven rain research in building science. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 92(13): 1079-1130. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2004.06.003)

6. Blocken B, Roels S, Carmeliet J. 2004. Modification of pedestrian wind comfort in the Silvertop Tower passages by an automatic control system. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 92(10): 849-873. (preprint: ) (doi:10.1016/j.jweia.2004.04.004)

5. [Review article] Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2004. Pedestrian wind environment around buildings: Literature review and practical examples. Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science 28(2): 107-159. (preprint: )


2002

4. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2002. Spatial and temporal distribution of driving rain on a low-rise building. Wind and Structures 5(5): 441-462. (preprint: )

3. Blocken B, Hens H, Carmeliet J. 2002. Methods for the quantification of driving rain on buildings. ASHRAE Transactions 108(2): 338-350.


2000

2. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2000. Driving rain on building envelopes - I, numerical estimation and full-scale experimental verification. Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science 24(1): 61-85.

1. Blocken B, Carmeliet J. 2000. Driving rain on building envelopes - II, representative experimental data for driving rain estimation. Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science 24(2): 89-110.


 

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