E3S Web Conf.
Volume 213, 20202nd International Conference on Applied Chemistry and Industrial Catalysis (ACIC 2020)
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Environmental Chemical Research and Energy-saving Technology Application|
|Published online||01 December 2020|
Experimental verification of a CFD model for the closed plant factory under artificial lighting
These authors contributed equally to this work. College of Horticulture, Sichuan Agricultural University, Chengdu, 611130, China
2 College of Horticulture, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510000, China
3 Institute of Urban Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, 610213, China
* Co-Corresponding authors’ e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model for the closed plant factory under artificial lighting has been developed in this study, the experimental verification of CFD model with the air velocity value was compared with the measured air temperature value. The results showed that the mean relative error of validation with the air velocity was 15%, and comparable with experimentally observed air temperature profile inside the plant factory with RMSE of 3% which show the utility of CFD to study plant factory microclimatic parameters.
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