Indoor Thermal Environment Simulation by Using MATLAB and Simulink


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To compare the indoor thermal environment under different building envelope constructions, a Matlab-based tool was presented for building envelope performance simulation. An application study of two cases illustrates energy efficient buildings can provide more suitable indoor environment than non-energy efficient buildings in cold winter and hot summer. In conclusion, this paper provides a new and fast way for the prediction of indoor thermal environment.



Edited by:

Honghua Tan




J. Yao and J. Xu, "Indoor Thermal Environment Simulation by Using MATLAB and Simulink", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 29-32, pp. 2785-2788, 2010

Online since:

August 2010





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