Built Environment Research

& Laboratory

Accepted


2017

29. Liu,  W. and  Chen,  Q.  Development of  coarse grid  generation  methods  for  fast  fluid dynamics in simulating indoor airflow.  
Accepted by Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/19401493.2017.1397195.
28. Liu,  W.,  You,  R.,  Zhang,  Jie.,  and  Chen,  Q.  Development  of  a fast fluid dynamics-based adjoint method for the inverse
design of indoor environments. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2017, 10(3): 326-343.
27. Zhao,  X.,  Liu, W., Liu, S., Zou, Y., and Chen, Q. Inverse Design of an Indoor Environment by Using a CFD-based Adjoint Method with Adaptive Step Size for Adjusting Design Parameters. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 2017, 71(7): 707-720.
26. Cao,  Q.,   Xu,   Q.,   Liu,  W.,  Lin,  C-H.,  Wei,  D.,  Baughcumb,  S.,  Norrisb,  S.,  and Chen,  Q.  In-flight  monitoring  of  particle  deposition  in the environmental control systems of commercial airliners in China. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 154: 118-128.
25. Liu, Y., Cao, Q., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Baughcum, S., Norris, S., Long,  Z., Shen, X., and Chen, Q. Numerical modeling of
particle deposition in the environmental control systems of commercial airliners on ground. Building Simulation, 2017, 10(2): 265-275.


2016

24. Liu,  W.,  Jin,  M.,  Chen, C., You, R., and Chen, Q. ­Implementation of a fast fluid dynamics model in OpenFOAM for simulating
indoor airflow.  Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Application, 2016, 69(7): 748-762.
23. Liu, W., Jin, M., Chen, C. and Chen, Q. Optimization of air supply location, size, and parameters in enclosed environments through using a CFD-based adjoint method. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2016, 9(2): 149-161.
22. Xue,  Y.,  Liu,  W. and Zhai,  Z.J.  New  semi-Lagrangian-based PISO method for fast and accurate indoor environment modeling.
Building and Environment, 2016, 105: 236-244.
21. You,  R.,  Liu, W., Chen,  J.,  Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., and Chen, Q. Predicting airflow distribution and contaminant transport in aircraft
cabins with a simplified gasper model. Building Performance Simulation, 2016, 9(6): 699-708.
in an aircraft cabin mockup with a gasper on. Building Performance Simulation, 2016, 9(5): 555-566.
19. Zhang, J., Long, Z., Liu, W., and Chen, Q. Strategy for studying ventilation performance in factories. Aerosol and Air Quality
Research, 2016, 16: 442-452.
18. Cao,  Q.,  Liu,  Y., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Baughcum, S., Norris, S., Shen, X., Long, Z., and Chen, Q. Experimental study of


2015

17. Liu,  W., Duan, R., Chen, C., Lin, C.-H., and Chen, Q. Inverse design of the thermal environment in an airliner cabin by use of the
CFD-based adjoint method. Energy and Buildings, 2015, 104, 147-155.
15. Liu,  W. and Chen, Q.Optimal air distribution design in enclosed spaces using an adjoint method. Inverse Problems in Science & Engineering, 2015, 23(5), 760-779.
14. Chen,  C.,  Liu,  W.,  Lin,  C.-H.,  and  Chen,  Q.  Comparing  Markov  chain model with other models for predicting transient particle transport indoors. Aerosol Science & Technology, 2015, 49, 857-871.
13. Dai,  S.,  Sun,  H.,  Liu, W., Guo, Y., Jiang, N., and Liu, J. Experimental Study on Characteristics of the Jet Flow from an Aircraft
Gasper. Building and Environment, 2015, 93, 278-284.
environments.Building and Environment, 2015, 90, 30-36.
11. Chen, C.,Liu, W., Lin,C.-H.,and Chen,Q. Accelerating the Lagrangian method for modeling transient particle transport in indoor
environments. Aerosol Science & Technology, 2015, 49(5), 351-361.
10. Duan, R.,Liu,W.,Xu, L., Huang, Y., Li, B., Shen, X., Lin, C., Liu, J., and Chen, Q. Mesh type and number for the CFD simulations of air distribution in an aircraft cabin. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 2015, 67(6), 489-506.
Environment, 2015, 85, 144-152.


2014

8. Jin, M., Liu, W., and Chen, Q. Accelerating fast fluid dynamics with a coarse-grid projection scheme, HVAC&R Research, 2014, 20(8), 932-943.
7. Shen,  C.,  Liu,  J.,  Liu,  W.,  and Wen, J. Establishment and certification of an airliner experimental platform with the stable thermal boundary condition in a full-size aircraft cabin. Journal of HV&AC, China (in Chinese), 2014, 44(7): 75-80.


2013

6. Liu, W., Wen, J., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., Long, Z., and Chen, Q. Evaluation of various categories of turbulence models for predicting air
distribution in an airliner cabin. Building and Environment, 2013, 65: 118-131.
2013, 3(6): 1-5.
4. Chen,C.,Liu,W.,Li, F., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., Pei, J., and Chen, Q. A hybrid model for investigating transient particle transport in enclosed environments. Building and Environment, 2013, 62: 45-54.


2012

3. Liu, W., Long, Z., and Chen,Q. A procedure for predicting pressure loss coefficients of duct fittings using CFD(RP-1493).HVAC&R
Research, 2012, 18(6): 1168-1181.
2. Liu, W., Wen, J., Chao, J., Yin, W., Shen, C., Lai, D., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., Sun, H. and Chen, Q. Accurate and high-resolution boundary conditions and flow fields in the first-class cabin of an MD-82 commercial airliner. Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 56: 33-44.
1. Liu, W., Mazumdar,S., Zhang, Z.,Poussou,S.,Liu, J., Lin, C.-H., and Chen, Q. State-of-the-art methods for studying air distributions in commercial airliner cabins. Building and Environment, 2012, 47: 5-12.

Journal Papers
Conference Papers
18. Liu, W. and Chen, Q. 2017. Two coarse grid generation methods for fast fluid dynamics in simulating indoor airflow. Proceedings of
the 10th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC), Jinan, China.
17. Zhao, X., Liu, W., and Chen, Q. 2017. Inverse design of multi-objective problems for indoor environment using a CFD-based adjoint method. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC), Jinan, China.
16. Liu, W., You, R., Xue, Y., and Chen, Q. 2016. Comparison and integration of CFD-based genetic algorithm and adjoint method for
the inverse design of indoor environment. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor
Air 2016), Paper 347, 8 pages, Ghent, Belgium.
15. Liu, W. and Chen, Q. 2015. Implementation of a fast fluid dynamics model in OpenFOAM with unstructured mesh. Proceedings of
the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd International Conference on
Building Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-679, 8 pages.
14. Liu, W. and Chen, Q. Validation of CFD-based adjoint method in inverse identification of air supply location, size, and parameters.
Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms and Airplane (ROOMVENT 2014), 2014, Sao Paulo,
Brazil.
13. Liu, W. and Chen, Q. An adjoint method for optimal ventilation design. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the
International Building Performance (BS 2013), 2013, Chambery, France.
12. Liu, W., Wen, J., Shen, C., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J. and Chen, Q. Experimental investigation of air distributions in the first-class cabin of an MD-82 commercial airliner. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE 2012),
2012, Boulder, Colorado, 618-625.
11. Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., and Chen, Q. Simplifying the geometry of an airliner cabin for CFD simulations. Proceedings of the 12th
International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2011), 2011, Austin, Texas.
10. You, R., Liu, W., Chen, J., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., and Chen, Q. 2016. Modelling air distribution in aircraft cabins with a simplified gasper model. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate (Indoor Air 2016), Paper 99, 8 pages,
Ghent, Belgium.
9. Chen, C., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., and Chen, Q. 2015. Accelerating the Lagrangian Method for Modeling Transient Particle Transport in
Indoor Environments. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the
3rd International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-611, 8 pages.
8. Chen, C., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., and Chen, Q. 2015. A Markov Chain Model for Predicting Transient Particle Transport in Enclosed
Environments. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd
International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-612, 8 pages.
7. Yin, H., Shen, X., Sasanapuri, B., Liu, W., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., and Chen, Q. 2015. Modeling Environmental Control System for Aircraft by Coupling with Thermal Environment in Air Cabin. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and
Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T1-1040, 8 pages.
6. Cao, Q., Liu, Y., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., Baughcum, S., Norris, S., Wei, D., Long, Z., Shen, X., and Chen, Q. 2015. Experimental study of particle deposition in an air-conditioning cart and the environmental control system of a commercial MD-82 airplane. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd International Conference on Building
Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-987, 9 pages.
5. Liu, Y., Cao, Q., Lin, C.-H., Wei, D., Baughcum, S., Norris, S., Yin, H., Liu, W., Long, Z., Shen, X., Chen, Q. 2015. Determining
particle deposition in the environmental control system of a regional jet by empirical models. Proceedings of the 9th International
Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd International Conference on Building Energy and
Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-1039, 8 pages.
4. You, R., Chen, J., Shi, Z., Liu, W., Lin, C.-H., and Chen, Q. 2015. Experimental and numerical study of gasper-induced airflow in an
aircraft cabin mockup. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (ISHVAC) and the 3rd International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE), Tianjin, China. Paper No. T6-747, 8 pages.
3. Duan, R., Liu, W., Huang, Y., Li, J., Li, B., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., Shen, X., and Chen, Q. Comparison of mesh type for CFD simulations of air distributions in aircraft cabins. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms (ROOMVENT 2014),
2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2. Wen, J., Liu, W., Mu, X., Lin, C.-H., Liu, J., and Chen, Q. Thermo-fluid boundary conditions in a commercial aircraft for CFD
simulations. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms (ROOMVENT 2011), 2011, Trondheim,
Norway.
1. Chao, J., Mu, Xuan., Liu, W., Wu, H., Liu, J., and Chen, Q. 2011. Rapid construction of a three-dimensional digital geometric model
of an airliner cabin for CFD simulations. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms (ROOMVENT
2011), 2011, Trondheim, Norway.


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