The benchmark overview, the setup information and the output data requests for both experimental and computational approaches are reported in the documents:

The synthetic description of the benchmark is reported in the documents presented at the BBAAVI Colloquium:

To cite a BARC document:
Bartoli G., Bruno L., Buresti G., Ricciardelli F., Salvetti M.V., Zasso A. (2008). Title of the document,

The overview of the benchmark activities after the first four years of activity is published in
L. Bruno, M.V. Salvetti, F. Ricciardelli, Benchmark on the Aerodynamics of a Rectangular 5:1 Cylinder: An overview after the first four years of activity, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 126, 87106 (

The draft version of the paperi s accessible here.