Environmental Issues for Architecture / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470497098
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 608
  • Sales rank: 930,287
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

David Lee Smith is Professor of Architecture in the School of Architecture and Interior Design at the University of Cincinnati, where he teaches architectural design and environmental technologies.

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Table of Contents

Chapter1 INTRODUCTION.

ENVIRONMENTAL AESTHETICS.

THE INTENTIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 2 LUMINAIRES.

VISUAL PHENOMENA.

Basic Principles OF LIGHTING.

Purpose of Architectural Lighting.

INTENTIONS OF LIGHTNG DESIGN.

PHYSICAL Nature of Light.

LIGHT SOURCES.

BASIC SOURCES OF INTERIOR LIGHTING.

LUMINAIRES.

ILLUMINATION.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 3 LIGHTING CALCULATION PROCEDURES.

POINT-TO-POINT CALCULATIONS.

ZONAL CAVITY CALCULATIONS.

WALL AND CEILING BRIGHTNESS.

LIGHTING CALCULATIONS EXAMPLES.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 4 DESIGN INTENTIONS FOR DAY LIGHTING.

DAYLIGHT CALCULATIONS.

DAYLIGHTING DIAGRAMS.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 5 INTRODUCTION.

PHYSICS OF SOUND.

ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS.

SOUND DISTRIBUTION.

SOUND ISOLATION.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 6 THEORY OF HEAT: AN HISTORIC REVIEW.

PSYCHROMETRIC CHART.

THERMAL TRANSFER.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL.

ENVIRONMENTAL COMFORT.

CLIMATE.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 7 THERMAL CALCULATIONS.

CODE COMPLIANCE.

ANNUAL HEATING DEMAND.

HEAT GAIN.

EXAMPLE PROBLEMS.

HEAT LOSS/HEAT GAIN CALCULATIONS EXAMPLE 1.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 8 INTRODUCTION.

HISTORY OF HEATING.

CENTRAL HEATING.

HISTORY OF COOLING.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 9 ARCHITECTURAL VS. MECHANICAL CONTROL OF THE ENVIRONMENT.

ECS ZONING.

THE BEST ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 10 CATEGORIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEMS.

HEAT GENERATION PROCESS.

REFRIGERATION PROCESS.

PSYCHROMETRICS.

HYDRONIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS.

HYDRONIC TRANFER UNITS.

AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS.

AIR SYSTEM SUB-ZONE CONTROL.

OVERALL SYSTEM SIZING AND SELECTION.

PASSIVE SOLAR SYSTEM.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 11 INTRODUCTION.

WATER SUPPLY.

RAINWATER CONTROL.

WATER SUPPLY.

WATER REMOVAL.

WATER DRAINAGE.

SEWAGE TREATMENT.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 12 INTRODUCTION.

BASIC PRINCIPLES.

SOURCES OF ELECTRICAL POWER.

ELECTRICAL TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION.

BUILDING DISTRIBUTION.

GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR RESIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS.

CALCULATION EXERCISES: RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC SERVICE REQUIREMENTS.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 13 FIRE SAFETY EGRESS.

STAIRS.

FIRE EGRESS.

FIRE CONTROL - PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION.

REFERENCES.

Chapter 14 ELEVATORS.

ELEVATOR SYSTEM DESIGN.

ELEVATORING.

ESCALATORS.

MOVING WALKWAYS.

REFERENCES.

Index.

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