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Ventilation Systems

Design and Performance, 1st Edition

Edited by Hazim B. Awbi


464 pages

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Hardback: 9780419217008
pub: 2007-11-08
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pub: 2007-10-18
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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.


"Maintaining good indoor air quality and reducing energy use can be achieved by using properly designed and installed ventilation systems. This is the major message of this new book and its authors and editor have combined to put together a work of reference that should play a part in reaching this objective. "

- Keith Sutton Building Engineer magazine

Table of Contents

1. Airflow, Heat and Mass Transfer in Enclosures 2. Ventilation and Indoor Environmental Quality3. Energy Implications of Indoor Environment Control 4. Modelling of Ventilation Airflow 5. Air Distribution – System Design 6. Characteristics of Mechanical Ventilation Systems7. Characteristics of Natural and Hybrid Ventilation Systems 8. Measurement and Visualization of Air Movements

About the Editor

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).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering