Air flows measured in large openings in a horizontal partition

Krzysztof Klobut, Kai Siren

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    Abstract

    Laboratory experiments were carried out to explore, for the first time, the influence of several parameters on combined forced and density-driven air flows through large openings in a horizontal partition. Such flows may occur, for example, in a stairwell connecting two floors of a detached house. The two-way flows in the opening were monitored using a tracer gas technique. Variable parameters included the direction and rate of the net flow, the temperature difference between the zones, and the dimensions of the large opening. The results of the investigation are presented and discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)325 - 335
    JournalBuilding and Environment
    Volume29
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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