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Assessment on Thermal Transmission Property of Wall Through a Scaled Model Test
Chang, Yoon-Seong; Kim, Sejong; Shim, Kug-Bo; Lee, Sang-Joon; Han, Yeonjung; Park, Yonggun; Yeo, Hwanmyeong;
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Appropriate evaluation of thermal insulation property of structural member and valid control of cooling/heating energy are important for improving building`s energy efficiency. The typical heating system of house in Korea is the floor heating one. The radiation heating system is not only appropriate to climate and geographic conditions of Korea, but also advantageous to provide emotional comfort by the warm feeling of floor. Based on living conditions in Korea, scaled models of the wooden house and concrete house were designed. The ceiling was made of styrofoam insulation and the four sided walls and bottom were made of plywood and concrete, respectively. The floor was heated by heating film. Indoor vertical temperature distributions by floor heating system were measured by thermocouple, and surface temperatures on walls were measured by infrared thermography. Also, thermal insulation property of wooden wall was evaluated to build database for improving energy efficiency of wooden building. It is expected that collected data during tests of various types of floor and wall composition could be referenced for evaluating thermal environment of actual conditions of houses.
heat transfer;scaled model;thermal insulation properties;wooden house;concrete house;thermocouple;Infrared thermography;
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