Modelling Methods for Energy in Buildings
provides all the specialist knowledge, understanding and confidence needed to use models
Chapter 1 Heat Transfer in Building Elements.
1.1 Heat and mass transfer processes in buildings.
1.2 Heat transfer through external walls and roofs.
1.3 Analytical methods for solving the one dimensional transient heat conduction equation.
1.4 Lumped capacitance methods.
1.5 Heat transfer through glazing.
Chapter 2 Modelling Heat Transfer in Building Envelopes.
2.1 Finite Difference Method A Numerical Method for Solving the Heat Conduction Equation.
2.2 Heat Transfer in Building Spaces.
2.3 Synthesis of Heat Transfer Methods.
2.4 Latent Loads and Room Moisture Content Balance.
Chapter 3 Mass Transfer, Air Movement and Ventilation.
Chapter 4 Steady State Plant Modelling.
4.1 Model Formulations for Plant.
4.2 Mathematical Models of Air conditioning Equipment using Equation fitting.
4.3 A Detailed Steady state Cooling and Dehumidifying Coil Model.
4.4 Modelling Distribution Networks.
4.5 Modelling Air conditioning Systems.
Chapter 5 Modelling Control Systems.
5.1 Distributed System Modelling.
5.2 Modelling Control Elements.
5.3 Modelling Control Algorithms.
5.4 Solution Schemes.
Chapter 6 Modeling in Practice I.
6.1 Developments in General.
6.2 Internal Ventilation Problems6.3 Wind Flow Around Buildings.
6.4 Applications to Plant.
6.5 Applications to Control and Fault Detection.
Chapter 7 Modeling in Practice II.
7.1 Interrelationships Between Methodologies.
7.2 Tools and Their Integration.
7.3 Validation and Verification.