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Can IESVE output pressure difference in an elevator shaft?

asked 2016-08-15 17:49:19 -0500

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updated 2016-08-15 19:52:43 -0500

I'm trying to model an elevator shaft in IES to study the pressure difference between the top of the shaft and the ground floor. But I can't find how the program can output the pressure difference (it generates cfm and temperature). I couldn't find anything in the manuals or online. Has anyone done this before?

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answered 2016-08-16 10:33:38 -0500

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I don't think you can get a pressure output from MacroFlow, but you can use those MacroFlow results as boundary conditions for MicroFlow. The MicroFlow CFD results do give pressure.

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yeah their support confirms that I need to use microflow to get the pressure difference.

xchen gravatar image xchen  ( 2016-08-18 17:13:55 -0500 )edit

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