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Data Center Simulation Recommendations

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02-07-2013 01:54 PM

We have recently started Data Center simulations in our company portfolio and would like to get recommendations to try to improve accuracy and increase convergence in our models.


Usually we model rooms no smaller than 100sqm with basic features (CRAH, Racks, Raised Floor, Floor Grilles, Aisle Containment).


For example, I've read in some posts that Advection 2 is recomended for Data Center as well as to relax pressure from 0,5 to 0,25 in the solution control.


Can anyone elaborate a little bit more on these two features and think of any other options that might benefit these kind of models.


Many thanks in advance.

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Re: Data Center Simulation Recommendations

02-11-2013 01:53 PM in reply to: Francescgj

Hi Francesc,


Have you reviewed our AEC best practices?


Running with ADV2/ADV5 is a good idea, but you don't have to adjust your solver solution control sliders unless you have to.  Adjusting these slider will require your model to run more iterations to reach convergence.



Royce Abel