Numerical Modelling of Thermal Comfort Conditions in an Indoor Space with Solar Radiation Sources

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BONEFAČIĆ, Igor ;WOLF, Igor ;FRANKOVIĆ, Bernard .
Numerical Modelling of Thermal Comfort Conditions in an Indoor Space with Solar Radiation Sources. 
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, [S.l.], v. 61, n.11, p. 641-650, june 2018. 
ISSN 0039-2480.
Available at: <https://www.sv-jme.eu/article/numerical-modelling-of-thermal-comfort-conditions-in-an-indoor-space-with-solar-radiation-sources/>. Date accessed: 15 nov. 2019. 
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.2493.
Bonefačić, I., Wolf, I., & Franković, B.
(2015).
Numerical Modelling of Thermal Comfort Conditions in an Indoor Space with Solar Radiation Sources.
Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 61(11), 641-650.
doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.2493
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Bonefačić, Igor, Igor  Wolf, & Bernard  Franković.
"Numerical Modelling of Thermal Comfort Conditions in an Indoor Space with Solar Radiation Sources." Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering [Online], 61.11 (2015): 641-650. Web.  15 Nov. 2019
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Bonefačić, Igor, Wolf, Igor, AND Franković, Bernard.
"Numerical Modelling of Thermal Comfort Conditions in an Indoor Space with Solar Radiation Sources" Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering [Online], Volume 61 Number 11 (27 June 2018)

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Strojniški vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering 61(2015)11, 641-650

https://doi.org/10.5545/sv-jme.2015.2493

In this paper, a three-dimensional case of heat transfer and air flow is presented for indoor space cooling with a wall-mounted A/C unit during the summer in Rijeka, Croatia. Numerical modelling is used to analyse the effect of different air flow angles of the A/C unit on the temperature and air velocity distribution under standard conditions with and without a direct solar radiation source. As parameters of thermal comfort conditions, the airflow velocities, indoor temperatures with its gradients, and the mean radiant temperature are analysed. Physical processes are modelled using the FLUENT computational fluid dynamics software. Calculations are carried out for an empty room without internal heat sources. When direct solar radiation through the window for an extreme case of summer solstice is included in the calculation, considerable deviations from thermal comfort conditions are observed, yielding the conclusion that solar radiation must be included in numerical simulations to properly predict heat balance and thermal comfort parameters in enclosed spaces.

numerical modelling; thermal comfort; space cooling; air flow; solar radiation; mean radiant temperature