International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences

ISSN: 2455-7749

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings using CFD: A Brief Review

Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings using CFD: A Brief Review

Venu Shree
Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, 177005, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Bhanu M. Marwaha
Department of Architecture, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, 177005, Himachal Pradesh, India.

Pamita Awasthi
Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, 177005, Himachal Pradesh, India.

DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.5-091

Received on January 15, 2019
Accepted on June 01, 2019


The building provides shelter to live and most people spend their 85-90% time indoors. Therefore, it is quite important to ensure that the condition of the indoor environment is healthy for its living being. There are a number of methods to evaluate indoor air pollution of built spaces by performing experiments or doing it computationally. In this study, a review of computational studies carried out to evaluate the impact of different parameters like airflow pattern, indoor and outdoor contaminant concentrations etc., on indoor air quality (IAQ) of different type of buildings was done. Some commonly used software’s for the study of IAQ were also discussed.

Keywords- Indoor air, Computation, Building, CFD.


Shree, V., Marwaha, B. M., & Awasthi, P. (2019). Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Buildings using CFD: A Brief Review. International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences, 4(5), 1154-1168. https://dx.doi.org/10.33889/IJMEMS.2019.4.5-091.

Conflict of Interest

The authors confirm that this article contents have no conflict of interest.


Authors wish to acknowledge the National Institute of Technology Hamirpur for providing all necessary facility to conduct research work.


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