AREP L'hypercube : the research and modelling team dedicated to building physics

These pages are intended to present the necessary theoretical background for calculating the physics of phenomena occurring in open and semi-open environments (e. g. train stations and their urban environment): comfort, air flows, air quality, pollution...

You will therefore find content on urban scale air flows, physiological models for thermal comfort and indoor air quality, particularly in underground stations.

Within AREP, the team - made up of doctors, engineers and architects - enables the computation of physics in and around semi-open spaces. As commercial softwares do not allow to simulate reliably these phenomena, we developed a coupling of different numerical tools, as well as intensive and parallel computing methods.

Most recent news right below.

Publication de notre méthode de calcul pour la ventilation naturelle Notre approche de couplage entre mécanique des fluides numériques et Read more

Thermal Comfort and Natural Ventilation means a lot to us! Our researchers, ... Read more

AREP et le CSTB étaient présent à la 3è édition de la conférence Foam'U, des utilisateurs francophones d'OpenFOAM, à l'Université Read more

Une première explication exhaustive du modèle de la P.E.T. et une proposition de correction des erreurs qu'on y trouve (lien Read more

Article on the reduction of uncertainties in natural ventilation modelling in BES, in REHVA Journal. Read more