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

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

You will therefore find pages on urban scale air flows, the calculation of thermal comfort based on physiological models and indoor air quality, particularly in underground stations.

Within AREP, the unit - made up of doctors, engineers and architects - is dedicated to make it possible to evaluate physical phenomenon in and around semi-open spaces. As commercial software does not allow us to reliably simulate these phenomena, we use a coupling of different numerical tools, as well as intensive and parallel computing methods.


Stages 2020

Nous cherchons un.e étudiant.e motivé.e pour nous rejoindre et continuer à développer la modélisation thermique de solutions passives de refroidissement Read more.

IBPSA 2019

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



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