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Heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials: a benchmark experiment

Marnix Van Belleghem UGent, Hendrik-Jan Steeman UGent, Henk Huisseune, Christophe T'Joen UGent, Arnold Janssens UGent and Michel De Paepe UGent (2009) Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World conference, Proceedings. p.777-784
abstract
CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) can be used to calculate air flows in and around buildings. By linking CFD with a HAM-model (Heat, Air and Moisture), heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials is incorporated into the calculations. This paper presents experimental data for the validation of these newly developed CFD-HAM models. To conduct the experiments, a climate chamber representing a small room of 1.8 meter high, 1.8 meter wide and 1.89 meter long was built. Air enters the room as a jet of which the temperature and relative humidity are closely controlled. A sample of calcium silicate was placed in one of the walls of the chamber. During the experiment the relative humidity of the jet was altered from 50% during 16 hours to 70% during 8 hours. This cycle was repeated several times. Meanwhile temperature and relative humidity in the chamber and in the calcium silicate sample were monitored.
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hygroscopic material, moist air, experiment, heat and mass transfer
in
Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World conference, Proceedings
pages
777 - 784
conference name
7th World conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (ExHFT-7)
conference location
Krakow, Poland
conference start
2009-06-28
conference end
2009-07-03
ISBN
9788374642354
language
English
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yes
classification
C1
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I have transferred the copyright for this publication to the publisher
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716676
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-716676
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2009-07-14 09:32:49
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  abstract     = {CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) can be used to calculate air flows in and around buildings. By linking CFD with a HAM-model (Heat, Air and Moisture), heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials is incorporated into the calculations. This paper presents experimental data for the validation of these newly developed CFD-HAM models. To conduct the experiments, a climate chamber representing a small room of 1.8 meter high, 1.8 meter wide and 1.89 meter long was built. Air enters the room as a jet of which the temperature and relative humidity are closely controlled. A sample of calcium silicate was placed in one of the walls of the chamber. During the experiment the relative humidity of the jet was altered from 50\% during 16 hours to 70\% during 8 hours. This cycle was repeated several times. Meanwhile temperature and relative humidity in the chamber and in the calcium silicate sample were monitored.},
  author       = {Van Belleghem, Marnix and Steeman, Hendrik-Jan and Huisseune, Henk and T'Joen, Christophe and Janssens, Arnold and De Paepe, Michel},
  booktitle    = {Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World conference, Proceedings},
  isbn         = {9788374642354},
  keyword      = {hygroscopic material,moist air,experiment,heat and mass transfer},
  language     = {eng},
  location     = {Krakow, Poland},
  pages        = {777--784},
  title        = {Heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials: a benchmark experiment},
  year         = {2009},
}

Chicago
Van Belleghem, Marnix, Hendrik-Jan Steeman, Henk Huisseune, Christophe T’Joen, Arnold Janssens, and Michel De Paepe. 2009. “Heat and Mass Transfer Between Air and Porous Materials: a Benchmark Experiment.” In Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World Conference, Proceedings, 777–784.
APA
Van Belleghem, M., Steeman, H.-J., Huisseune, H., T’Joen, C., Janssens, A., & De Paepe, M. (2009). Heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials: a benchmark experiment. Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World conference, Proceedings (pp. 777–784). Presented at the 7th World conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (ExHFT-7).
Vancouver
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Van Belleghem M, Steeman H-J, Huisseune H, T’Joen C, Janssens A, De Paepe M. Heat and mass transfer between air and porous materials: a benchmark experiment. Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World conference, Proceedings. 2009. p. 777–84.
MLA
Van Belleghem, Marnix, Hendrik-Jan Steeman, Henk Huisseune, et al. “Heat and Mass Transfer Between Air and Porous Materials: a Benchmark Experiment.” Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 7th World Conference, Proceedings. 2009. 777–784. Print.