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A Survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan

Fergus Nicol

A Survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan

towards new indoor air temperature standards : final report, July 1994

by Fergus Nicol

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Published by Oxford Brookes University,School of Architecture .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFergus Nicol et al.
The Physical Object
Pagination30cm.104. 1ill.d.48ch.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16681848M
ISBN 101899404007
OCLC/WorldCa59465077

It also provides a useful resource for environmental psychologists, medical and cognitive researchers. Read the descriptions for each thermal comfort factor, and tick the appropriate box. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about. Please refer to the section on Research data for further guidance on data deposition and citation. While the exact derivation methods and results are slightly different from the ASHRAE 55 adaptive standard, they are substantially the same.

As a function of velocity, due to the geometric filtering effect, the damping reduction has contrary effects upon the level of vibrations in the carbody and upon the ride comfort. The comfort parameters such as local air speed, neutral temperature, PMV set point and others will directly impact the building energy usage. You can help correct errors and omissions. Local thermal discomfort[ edit ] Although thermal comfort is usually discussed for the body as a whole, thermal dissatisfaction may also occur just for a particular part of the body, due to local sources of unwanted heating, cooling or air movement. But while females tended to be more sensitive to temperatures, males tend to be more sensitive to relative-humidity levels.

If you need to take further action in measuring thermal comfort, you should refer to the relevant British Standards that cover this area. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of thermal comfort from principles and theory to practical application. The Draught risk is an indication of the percentage of people that would perceive a draught given the measured conditions and uses the air temperature, air speed and turbulence intensity. It then describes their understanding of the concepts of comfort and energy, and the factors that influence that perception.


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Indoor Thermal Comfort Perception

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Dana Niculescu. Some mosques have the issue of being too cold from their HVAC systems running for too long, and others remain too hot.

It is of significance to seek an optimal alternative for energy savings. This allows to link your profile to this item. Therefore, it looks to be necessary to investigate the different thermal conditions required by different groups of occupants in hospitals to reconcile their different requirements in this concept.

If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation. These links may include calibration, benchmarking, or comparisons of results. Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors.

Some of the physiological effects of thermal heat stress A Survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan book increased blood flow to the skin, sweating, and increased ventilation.

While the exact derivation methods and results are slightly different from the ASHRAE 55 adaptive standard, they are substantially the same. It then describes their understanding of A Survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan book concepts of comfort and energy, and the factors that influence that perception.

If thermal comfort is an issue in your workplace you may need to consider it as part of your risk assessment process.

The study is based on model of rigid-flexible coupled vehicle, with seven degrees of freedom, where the carbody is modelled as an Euler-Bernoulli type equivalent beam. People are most likely to feel a draft on uncovered body parts such as their head, neck, shoulders, ankles, feet, and legs, but the sensation also depends on the air speed, air temperature, activity, and clothing.

For example, there are many window-opening models that have been developed to date, but there is no consensus over the factors that trigger window opening. This paper studies human thermal sensation within the civil construction and thermal neutral temperature relationship changes with the seasons.

In a warm environment, vasodilation will increase blood flow to the skin, heat transport, and skin temperature and heat dissipation. However the latter can offer only limited insights into the issue of comfort, as children often use different terms than adults to convey their experience of thermal comfort.

This book will be of interest to practitioners and students and anyone involved with fields such as environmental design, physiology, ergonomics, human factors, industrial hygiene, architecture, health and safety and air conditioning.

The CLO is a measure of the average clothing insulation and the MET is a measure of the heat output from an average person doing a stated task in the space.

This unwanted air movement is called "draft" and is most prevalent when the thermal sensation of the whole body is cool. If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:renene:vyip Thought should be made to the thermal comfort of the occupants of a space prior to and during occupancy to minimise any adverse effects on wellbeing.

Analyzing a database of results from of these buildings revealed that occupants of naturally ventilated buildings accept and even prefer a wider range of temperatures than their counterparts in sealed, air-conditioned buildings because their preferred temperature depends on outdoor conditions.The study recommends the need for conducting more such thermal comfort field-survey in different climatic zones of India to develop adaptive thermal comfort standards suitable for that geo-climatic location.

Literature review of existing thermal comfort standards is also discussed in this galisend.com: Amitava Sarkar.

A survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan toward new indoor temperature standards.

Dec 22,  · DOI link for Standards for Thermal Comfort. Standards for Thermal Comfort book. Indoor air temperature standards for the 21st century. By M Standards for Thermal Comfort brings together contributions from around Thermal comfort and temperature standards in Pakistan.

View abstract. chapter | 2 pages Discussions to Session 4. View Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions)! From a field survey of the thermal comfort of office workers in Mingora A Survey of thermal comfort in Pakistan book Peshawar, in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, it is shown that their responses conform to the Adaptive Model of thermal comfort.

The people were comfortable at the seasonal mean indoor temperatures prevailing in their offices in spite of a large winter-summer difference.Using the world largest thermal comfort field survey pdf, the accuracy of PMV in predicting occupant's thermal sensation was only 34%, meaning that the thermal sensation is correctly predicted one out of three times.

The PPD was overestimating subject's thermal unacceptability outside the thermal neutrality ranges (-1≤PMV≤1).Thermal comfort is a never-ending battle for facility managers. Remember that it’s imperative to identify the sources of thermal dissatisfaction that are unique to your facility. Only then can you take the steps necessary to address them.

Jennie Morton ([email protected]) is associate editor .Materials for energy efficiency and thermal comfort in buildings critically reviews the advanced building ebook applicable for improving the built environment.

Part one reviews both fundamental building physics and occupant comfort in buildings, from heat and mass transport, hygrothermal behaviour, and ventilation, on to thermal comfort and.