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Heat and Mass Transfer in Buildings

1st Edition

By Keith J. Moss


314 pages

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The second edition of this reliable text provides readers with a thorough understanding of the design procedures that are essential in designing new buildings and building refurbishment.

Covering the fundamentals of heat and mass transfer as essential underpinning knowledge, this edition has been thoroughly updated and reflects the need for new building design and building refurbishment to feature low energy consumption and sustainable characteristics.

New additions include:

  • extended and updated worked examples
  • two new appendices covering renewable energy systems and sustainable building engineering – with startling conclusions.

This book is an invaluable guide for HND and degree level students of building services engineering, as well as building, built environment, building engineering and architecture courses.

Table of Contents

1. Thermal Comfort and Assessment 2. Heat Conduction 3. Heat Convection 4. Heat Radiation 5. Measurement of Fluid Flow 6. Characteristics of Laminar and Turbulent Flow 7. Mass Transfer of Fluids in Pipes, Ducts and Channels 8. Natural Ventilation in Buildings 9. Regimes of Fluid Flow in Heat Exchangers. Appendix 1: Verifying the Form of and Equation by Dimensional Analysis. Appendix 2: Solving Problems by Dimensional Analysis. Appendix 3: Renewable Energy Systems. Appendix 4: Towards Sustainable Building Engineering

About the Author

Keith J. Moss spent 13 years in contracting and consulting before moving to Bath where he taught to HND and Degree level. He has been an external examiner and verifier for BTEC/Edexcel and served on the CIBSE Education Training and Membership Committee.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)