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Assessment of thermal comfort in buildings

By Aleš Procházka


This bachelor thesis summarises knowleges about methods used for assessments of thermal comfort in buldings. In opening part of thesis is thermal comfort introduces as important part of overall satisfaction with indoor environment. There are also described fyziological basics and ways of thermoregulation and individual elements of thermal balance. Next part of thesis is focused on thermal and humidity factors of indoor environment. Some combinations of these factors form thermal comfort. Main part of thesis describes methods of assesments of thermal comfort using PMV and PPD indices. For practical uses there are examples of comfort diagrams, which are based on PMV index, Thermal Comfort Meter and Thermal Manikin. Last part contains description of some instruments for measurement of used physical values

Topics: kvalita vnitřního prostředí; Indoor environment quality; Humidity measurement; temperature; Hodnocení tepelné pohody; Thermal status; měření vlhkosti; vlhkost; humidity; Temperature measurement; teplota; Assesment of thermal comfort; tepelná pohoda; Thermal comfort; teplotní stav; měření teploty
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta strojního inženýrství
Year: 2011
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