Portfolio

At Hommel & Graf Environmental we use the most sophisticated computational methods to investigate complex processes in the context of resource and infrastructure environments. In close collaboration with our customers, we deliver bespoke solutions providing economic value by coupling virtual prototyping with case-specific data resources, thus reinforcing our customers' technological and innovation leadership.

Climate Change Consultancy

Advise on any questions concerning climate change

Help to understand consequences of the changing environment

Develop mitigation and adaption strategies

Meteorological Engineering

Meteorological Engineering

Use our API to incorporate real weather phenomena into your development process

Pre-compiled weather process modules available for various CFD & FEM packages

Development of tailored individual analytics & software solutions

Weather Intelligence

Assessing and predicting critical processes related to weather situations and changing climate

Micrositing

Data science/AI

Augumented Reality

Industrial Solutions

Turbulence & Wake Effects

Prediction of turbulent structures, vortex strengths and wake effects in atmospheric and marine environments. Impact of turbulence on obstacles in the industrial and urban infrastructure, taking into account meteorological situations and weather conditions. Assessing risks associated with the occurrence of dynamical instabilities induced by unsteady flow fields.

Wind Engineering

Assessing the interaction between the atmospheric boundary layer and structural engineering facilities. Calculation of wind loads, fully considering turbulent effects and wake impacts, meteorology, and weather. Development of concepts for wind-related disaster risk reduction in the fields of architecture, building construction, urban and regional planning.

Moist Micro-Climate on High Rise Structures

Simulating the microclimate around high-rise buildings under realistic weather and ventilation conditions. Predicting the thermal comfort, heating, ventilation and energy demands, considering critical scenarios. Development of sustainable and self-sufficient building concepts, including GHG-emissions, in integrated design processes.

Urban Micro-Climate

Simulating the wind environment and thermal comfort at the pedestrian level in urban areas. Natural ventilation of city surfaces with moisture and precipitation effects. Developing mitigating strategies against health-threatening heat stress, for instance by transpirational cooling of vegetation (street canyon planting, facade, and roof-top greening).

Meteorology-Coupled Renewable Energy CFD (Wind & Solar)

Site and energy yield optimization of wind (On- and Offshore) and solar farms in complex terrain and extreme climate (cold, hot, moist). Accounting for the intrinsic turbulent nature of the atmospheric boundary layer and the diurnal cycle of atmospheric stability. Short-term wind, cloudiness and dust deposition forecasting. Assessing environmental impacts of demanding wind farming in coastal regions.

Marine Environment Fluid Dynamics

Simulating complex interactions between the underwater environment, waves, the atmosphere, and sediments. Release, dispersion, and removal of particulate matters. Scouring of offshore foundations. Assessing flood-risk on complex sites, pollution dispersal, erosion. Supporting the implementation of control and monitoring systems.

Dust And Ice Deposition

Assessing the impact of dust deposition and accumulation on surfaces impacting solar panel’s power yield. Agglomeration of dust and other particulate matter in moist environments and under the influence of air pollution. Ice deposition on cold environment wind energy facilities.

Environmental CFD

Development of models to predict environmental processes in urban and rural areas. Determination of factors influencing the human and environmental health. Air and marine pollution, considering chemical dynamics. Marine waste disposal infrastructures. Wind- and flood-related disaster risk reduction. Assessing impacts and risks from any resource development.

General Purpose CFD For Design And Development

Full-scale simulations of highly-coupled physical and chemical processes of industrial manufacturing. Virtual prototyping and optimization of product design. HVAC. Particulate nano-material nucleation and dynamics. Dynamics of particle-laden environments.