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Advances in Acoustics and Vibration
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 876973, 10 pages
Large-Eddy Simulation of the Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Performance of a Ventilation Fan
1Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Sapienza, University of Rome, Via Eudossiana, 18, 00184 Roma, Italy
2Fläkt Woods Ltd., Axial Way, Colchester CO4 5ZG, UK
Received 4 October 2012; Accepted 18 January 2013
Academic Editor: Abul Azad
Copyright © 2013 Stefano Bianchi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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