Nodal network and CFD simulation of airflow and heat transfer in double skin facades with blinds
Hanby, V, Cook, M, Infield, D, Ji, Y, Loveday, D and Mei , L 2008, 'Nodal network and CFD simulation of airflow and heat transfer in double skin facades with blinds' , Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 29 (1) , pp. 45-59.
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The paper describes a modelling study of heat transfer and buoyancy-driven airflow in double skin facades consisting of a glass outer layer, a control device (venetian blind) and a double-glazed inner skin. The modelling study was based on two approaches — a component-based, lumped parameter simulation which used a public domain, open source differential/algebraic equation solver and a detailed, CFD calculation which included air flow, conduction, convection and radiation. The primary objective of the work was to compare the performance of the simplified model with the output of a rigorous CFD calculation.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Urban Quality Research Centre (UQRC)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Building Services Engineering Research and Technology|
|Depositing User:||Dr Yingchun Ji|
|Date Deposited:||27 May 2011 10:51|
|Last Modified:||25 Aug 2011 13:02|
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