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The second edition of this reliable text provides readers with a thorough understanding of the design procedures that are essential in designing new buildings and building refurbishment.
Covering the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer as essential underpinning knowledge, this edition has been thoroughly updated and reflects the need for new building design and building refurbishment to feature low energy consumption and sustainable characteristics.
New additions include:
This book is an invaluable guide for HND and degree level students of building services engineering, as well as building, built environment, building engineering and architecture courses.
1. Thermal Comfort and Assessment 2. Heat Conduction 3. Heat Convection 4. Heat Radiation 5. Measurement of Fluid Flow 6. Characteristics of Laminar and Turbulent Flow 7. Mass Transfer of Fluids in Pipes, Ducts and Channels 8. Natural Ventilation in Buildings 9. Regimes of Fluid Flow in Heat Exchangers. Appendix 1: Verifying the Form of and Equation by Dimensional Analysis. Appendix 2: Solving Problems by Dimensional Analysis. Appendix 3: Renewable Energy Systems. Appendix 4: Towards Sustainable Building Engineering