A review of natural convection and heat transfer in attic-shaped space
Saha, S.C. & Khan, M.M.K. (2011) A review of natural convection and heat transfer in attic-shaped space. Energy and Buildings, 43(10), pp. 2564-2571.
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This paper presents a review of studies on natural convection heat transfer in the triangular enclosure namely, in attic-shaped space. Much research activity has been devoted to this topic over the last three decades with a view to providing thermal comfort to the occupants in attic-shaped buildings and to minimising the energy costs associated with heating and air-conditioning. Two basic thermal boundary conditions of attic are considered to represent hot and cold climates or day and night time. This paper also reports on a significant number of studies which have been performed recently on other topics related to the attic space, for example, attics subject to localized heating and attics filled with porous media.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Attic, natural convection, heat transfer, asymmetric flow, porous media|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation (091307)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Elsevier B.V.|
|Deposited On:||26 Aug 2011 07:37|
|Last Modified:||09 Apr 2013 19:11|
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