Relationship between mean radiant temperature and building type for pedestrians in rotterdam
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AbstractOutdoor thermal comfort for pedestrians becomes important issues in urban planning affecting everyone's daily lives. Mean Radiant Temperature (T mrt) is one of the most important parameters in micro climate. In this study, we built a computerised model with variable and typical building types. Then a radiation model SOLWEIG was used to simulate pavements' T mrt spatial variations. We analysed and discussed the simulation results by comparing different building types. We used RayMan to find some relationship between thermal comfort index PET or PMV. Our finding can act as a reference for architects and planners to make design decisions on quantifying the thermal comfort in specific urban environment and their building types. © 2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
All Author(s) ListDai Q., Schnabel M.A.
Name of Conference15th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Futures, CAAD Futures 2013
Start Date of Conference03/07/2013
End Date of Conference05/07/2013
Place of ConferenceShanghai
Country/Region of ConferenceChina
Detailed descriptionJianlong Zhang and Chengyu Sun
Year2013
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Volume Number369 CCIS
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Place of PublicationGermany
Pages306 - 314
ISBN9783642389733
ISSN1865-0929
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordspedestrians, spatial variations, thermal comfort index

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