Publisher : The Society of Air-Conditioning and Refrigerating Engineers of Korea
DOI : 10.6110/KJACR.2015.27.12.639
Title & Authors
A Study of Discharge Coefficient for Thermal Buoyancy Natural Ventilation Shin, Dongshin; Ko, Hyunjun; Kim, Sehyung; Seon, Jihyung; Yoon, Sangmin; Lee, Jinyoung;
This study reviews the discharge coefficient for thermal buoyancy natural ventilation through experimentation. We measure the air velocity at the outlet, which is needed to derive the discharge coefficient and to compare with the theoretical value. When a temperature difference exists between the inside and outside of the building, the measured discharge coefficient differs from the theoretical value with a maximum difference of 12%. The size and position of the openings have little effect on the discharge coefficient. For practical application, the theoretical discharge coefficient can be used with little modification.
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