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Comparison of measured and modelled driving rain data on a historic building with standard assessment methods

Kumaraperumal, A. and Baker, P.H. and Sanders, C.H. and Galbraith, G.H. and McLean, R.C. (2006) Comparison of measured and modelled driving rain data on a historic building with standard assessment methods. In: Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering, Proceedings of the 3rd International Building Physics Conference, Montreal. International Association of Building Physics (IABP). ISBN 0-415-41675-2

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Abstract

Driving rain is rain that is carried by the wind and driven onto the building envelope (façades and roofs). It is a complex phenomenon of falling raindrops in a turbulent flow of wind around a building. It is one of the important climatological factors which determine long-term use and durability of building envelopes.