The fluid mechanics of the natural ventilation of a narrow-cavity double-skin facade

@inproceedings{Mingotti2011TheFM,
  title={The fluid mechanics of the natural ventilation of a narrow-cavity double-skin facade},
  author={Nicola Mingotti and Torwong Chenvidyakarn and Andrew W. Woods},
  year={2011}
}
This paper investigates the natural ventilation of a double-skin facade connected to a room in a multi-storey building. The room and the facade are connected to the exterior through vents at different levels. The room contains a horizontally distributed heat source analogous to occupants in an open-plan office or an underfloor heating system. The facade cavity contains a vertically distributed heat source analogous to a shading blind/louvers heated by solar radiation. These two sources of heat… CONTINUE READING

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