The name Institut für Industrieaerodynamik (Institute for Industrial Aerodynamics)emphasises fields of interests in aerodynamics outside aeronautical engineering. The main fields of interest of WSP Consulting Engineers were taken over by I.F.I., namely:

  • building aerodynamics
  • vehicle aerodynamics
  • wind tunnel technology
  • industrial fluid mechanics

An important field within building aerodynamics is represented by fluid mechanics studies for fire protection, in particular smoke management studies.

In addition to consultancy and development in the fields mentioned above, I.F.I. performs tests in accordance with German and European Standards for a number of products, such as: natural smoke and heat exhaust ventilators (NSHEV), fume cupboards and mechanically fastened flexible roof waterproofing membranes.

I.F.I. is Notified Body pursuant to the Construction Products Regulation for natural smoke and heat exhaust ventilators (NSHEV) in accordance with EN 12101-2.


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Institut an der Fachhochschule Aachen

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