Estimation of radiative heat transfer using a geometric human model

  title={Estimation of radiative heat transfer using a geometric human model},
  author={N. Kakuta and S. Yokoyama and M. Nakamura and K. Mabuchi},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering},
  • N. Kakuta, S. Yokoyama, +1 author K. Mabuchi
  • Published 2001
  • Physics, Computer Science, Medicine
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
  • In order to provide a detailed estimate of radiative heat transfer between a human body and its surrounding environment, the authors have developed a geometric model of a human form and an algorithm. The model closely resembles the actual shape of a human body and is composed of small quadrilateral surfaces. Dealing with an object or a space with an arbitrary shape, the developed algorithm can judge efficiently whether there is an obstruction between a pair of surfaces. As a result, the angle… CONTINUE READING
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