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Heat and Moisture Benchmark

A.W.M. (Jos) van Schijndel, Eindhoven University of Technology
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Benchmarks are important tools to verify computational models. In the research area of building physics, the so-called HAMSTAD (Heat, Air and Moisture STAnDardization) project is a very well known benchmark for the testing of simulation tools.
It is concluded that the following two main guidelines provide a stable and correct numerical solution for the benchmark:
(1) Use the LPc (the natural logarithmic of the suction pressure Pc) as moisture potential.
(2) Use 2-D interpolation (table lookup) based on LPc and temperature for all PDE coefficients.

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Fatu Viorel
Sep 8, 2015 at 4:39pm UTC

Good work

Karina AZOS DIAZ
Dec 19, 2015 at 11:25pm UTC

Comment removed by Karina AZOS DIAZ.

Karina AZOS DIAZ
Dec 19, 2015 at 11:27pm UTC

It doesn't work for the last version of COMSOL

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