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Title: Design parameters of a non-air-conditioned cinema hall for thermal comfort under arid-zone climatic conditions
Authors: Tiwari, G N
Lugani, N
Singh, A K
Keywords: passive cooling
solar energy
solar architecture
Issue Date: 1993
Citation: Energy and Buildings, 19(4), 249-261p.
Abstract: In this communication, a design of a cinema hall suitable for climatic conditions in an arid zone has been presented. The various cooling techniques, namely evaporative cooling, wind tower, ventilation/infiltration and natural cooling, have been incorporated in the design to achieve thermal comfort during the period of operation. The design parameters have been optimized on the basis of numerical computations after establishing an energy balance for each component of a cinema hall. It is observed that cooling treatment, i.e., a wind tower with a cooling pool on the roof provides reasonable thermal comfort inside the enclosure.
URI: http://eprint.iitd.ac.in/dspace/handle/2074/2407
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