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Author Clarke, J. A. (Joe A.)

Title Energy simulation in building design / J.A. Clarke.

Published Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2001.

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 UniM Archit  720.472015118 CLAR    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description x, 362 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes This ed. originally published: London: Arnold, 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.1 A brief history of simulation 3 -- 1.2 Simulation overview 5 -- 1.3 Integrative modelling 7 -- 1.4 Energy flowpaths and causal effects 7 -- 1.5 Need for accuracy and flexibility 18 -- 1.6 Energy modelling techniques 19 -- 2 Integrative modelling methods 22 -- 2.1 Response function methods 22 -- 2.2 Time-domain response functions 25 -- 2.3 Frequency domain response functions 40 -- 2.4 Numerical methods 51 -- 2.5 Which method? 60 -- 3 Building simulation 64 -- 3.1 System discretisation 65 -- 3.2 Finite volume energy equation formulation 69 -- 3.3 Equation structuring 91 -- 4 Processing the building energy equations 99 -- 4.1 Establishing the energy matrix equation 100 -- 4.2 Matrix partitioning for fast simultaneous solution 113 -- 4.3 Mixed frequency inversion 125 -- 5 Fluid flow 126 -- 5.1 Nodal network method 127 -- 5.2 Computational fluid dynamics 137 -- 5.3 Moisture flow within porous media 146 -- 5.4 Linking the building and flow domains 148 -- 6 HVAC, renewable energy conversion and control systems 157 -- 6.1 Approaches to systems simulation 158 -- 6.2 HVAC systems 159 -- 6.3 New and renewable energy conversion systems 185 -- 6.4 Control systems 193 -- 6.5 Linking the building, flow and systems models 196 -- 7 Energy-related sub-systems 202 -- 7.1 Weather 202 -- 7.2 Geometrical considerations 212 -- 7.3 Shading and insolation 214 -- 7.4 Shortwave radiation processes 221 -- 7.5 Longwave radiation processes 236 -- 7.6 Surface convection 256 -- 7.7 Casual heat sources 262 -- 7.8 Daylight prediction 262 -- 7.9 Mould growth 273 -- 8 Use in practice 281 -- 8.1 Validation 282 -- 8.2 User interface 283 -- 8.3 Performance assessment method 285 -- 8.4 Uncertainty 298 -- 8.5 Large scale considerations 300 -- 8.6 Support mechanisms 301 -- 8.7 Example applications 303 -- 9 Future trends 308 -- 9.1 Design process integration 308 -- 9.2 Virtual construction 316 -- Appendix A Thermophysical properties 325 -- Appendix B Deficiencies of simplified methods 340 -- Appendix C Fourier heat equation and construction time constant 342 -- Appendix D Admittance method: worked example 345 -- Appendix E Point containment algorithm 348 -- Appendix F Radiosity based lighting simulation 349 -- Appendix G ESP-r system 355.
Subject Architecture and energy conservation -- Mathematical models.
Architecture and energy conservation -- Computer simulation.
ISBN 0750650826