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Energy Simulation in Building Design

Clarke, J.A. (2001) Energy Simulation in Building Design. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780750650823

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Abstract

Since the appearance of the first edition of 'Energy Simulation in Building Design', the use of computer-based appraisal tools to solve energy design problems within buildings has grown rapidly. A leading figure in this field, Professor Joseph Clarke has updated his book throughout to reflect these latest developments. The book now includes material on combined thermal/lighting and CFD simulation, advanced glazings, indoor air quality and photovoltaic components. This thorough revision means that the book remains the key text on simulation for architects, building engineering consultants and students of building engineering and environmental design of buildings. The book's purpose is to help architects, mechanical & environmental engineers and energy & facility managers to understand and apply the emerging computer methods for options appraisal at the individual building, estate, city, region and national levels. This is achieved by interspersing theoretical derivations relating to simulation within an evolving description of the built environment as a complex system. The premise is that the effective application of any simulation tool requires a thorough understanding of the domain it addresses.

Item type: Book
ID code: 5701
Keywords: architecture and energy conservation, buildings-energy conservation, computer simulation, mathematical models, Mechanical engineering and machinery, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Subjects: Technology > Mechanical engineering and machinery
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
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Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2008
Last modified: 01 Jul 2014 12:53
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/5701

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