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Energy adaptive glass matter

Alston, ME 2014, 'Energy adaptive glass matter' , Architectural Engineering Technology, 3 (115) .

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Natures eco-systems are living multi-functional mechanical, information systems of chemical composition forming hierarchical structures. They have the ability to learn and adapt to changing climatic circumstance and self regulation of thermal adsorption, from nano scale components. Current technological developments strategies for buildings is a static one, by this understanding materials do not react to differing climatic zones or recognition of global positioning. This is in contrast to natures adaptive function , a responsive system to regulate material composition. Could our buildings use these principles to move from being mere material entities to becoming adaptive, self- regulated conduction performance system, based upon bio-logically adaptive approaches. To exploit the functionalities and behaviour of material science to act as a thermal energy adsorption layer by the application of bio-logically inspired engineering aims, by the principles of capture in enabling thermal transfer and control to regulate thermal management of matter by the objectives of: 1. Thermal conductivity matter behaviour exchange.( Material Adaptivity ) 2. Adaptive real-time performance to enable thermal heat exchange and thermal material management.(Matter Autonomy)

Item Type: Article
Themes: Energy
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
Journal or Publication Title: Architectural Engineering Technology
Publisher: JAET
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 2168-9717
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: ME Alston
Date Deposited: 14 May 2015 11:37
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2015 01:12

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