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Numerical Study on Human Thermal Comfort in a Passenger Train
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Numerical Study on Human Thermal Comfort in a Passenger Train
Kim, Man-Hoe;
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This paper presents computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis on passenger thermal comfort in a train. Human thermal comfort in vehicles depends mainly on air temperature, mean radiant temperature, air velocity, humidity, and direct solar flux, as well as the level of activity and thermal properties of clothing and seat. The velocity and temperature distribution in a train with and without passengers are reported. The thermal comfort in a passenger train are also presented based on PMV and PPD indices with 16 segments of the human body.
CFD;Passenger train;PMV;PPD;Thermal comfort;
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