Fundamentals of Simulation Methods
- Department of Environmental Engineering
Introduction to computer simulations used in HVAC engineering. Overview of available software tools.
There are no prerequisities.
- Syllabus of lectures:
Subsystems in buildings and their interaction, software simulation tools, performance of a room without air-conditioning, mean radiant temperature, thermal comfort indicies, heat and moisture transfer in buidling structure, glazing characteristics, contaminant spread in indoor air, air flow in rooms, integrated building simulation
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Simulation of air temperature in a room without air-conditioning, calculation of mean radiant temperature, thermal comfort assessment, moisture condensation in masonry, calculation of solar properties of glazing, CO2 concentration in a room, computational fluid dynamics, integrate dbuilding simulaiton.
- Study Objective:
Theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of simulations of buildings nad HVAC systems.
- Study materials:
Clarke, J. A. Energy Simulation in Building Design. 2nd edition. Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford 2001. ISBN 0-750-65082-6. 362 s.
Malkawi A., Augenbroe G. (eds.) Advanced building simulation. Spon Press, New York 2003. ISBN -415-32123-9. 252 s.
Hensen J.L.M., Lamberts R. Building performance simulation for design and operation.Spon Press, London 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-47414-6. 507 s.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: