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Proceedings of Building Simulation 2021: 17th Conference of IBPSA

     

Numerical study on the performance of the temperature-controlled airflow ventilation system during the movement of a patient from the operating room to the MRI room

Parastoo Sadeghian 1, Henrik Skredsvik 2, Marco Baroni 2, Cong Wang 1, Sasan Sadrizadeh 1
1 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
2 Avidicare, Lund, Sweden


DOI: https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2021.30122
Abstract: Ventilation systems have an important role in controlling infection risks during surgery in the operating room. Human movement is among the crucial factors that may break the stability of airflow field and reduce ventilation performance. This study numerically investigated the performance of the temperature-controlled airflow (TcAF) ventilation systems while moving the patient from the operating room to the MRI room during given brain surgery. Using TcAF ventilation system for this application is a new approach. The simulated results showed that the TcAF ventilation system can reduce the infection risks to an acceptable level in both rooms. Keywords: Temperature-controlled airflow ventilation, Infection risks, Airflow field, MRI room
Keywords: Temperature-controlled airflow ventilatin, Infection risks, Airflow field
Pages: 2353 - 2359
Paper:
bs2021_30122