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1st Edition

Ventilation Systems
Design and Performance

Edited By

Hazim B. Awbi

ISBN 9780203936894
Published October 18, 2007 by Routledge
464 Pages

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Book Description

This comprehensive reference guide to ventilation systems provides up-to-date knowledge based on the experience of internationally-recognized experts to deal with current and future ventilation requirements in buildings. Presenting the most recent developments in ventilation research and its applications, this book covers the fundamentals as well as more advanced topics. With rigorous coverage for researchers and a practical edge for building professionals, Ventilation Systems is the one stop guide for the subject.

Table of Contents

1. Airflow, Heat and Mass Transfer in Enclosures  2. Ventilation and Indoor Environmental Quality  3. Energy Implications of Indoor Environment Control  4. Modelling of Ventilation Airflow  5. Air Distribution: System Design  6. Characteristics of Mechanical Ventilation Systems  7. Characteristics of Natural and Hybrid Ventilation Systems  8. Measurement and Visualization of Air Movements

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Hazim Awbi is Senior Lecturer in Building Services Engineering at The University of Reading, UK and founder of the Indoor Environment and Energy research Group (IEERG).