Numerical Study on Human Thermal Comfort in a Low Floor Bus

저상버스 탑승객의 온열 쾌적성에 관한 수치연구


  • Received : 2015.11.25
  • Accepted : 2015.12.30
  • Published : 2015.12.30


Numerical study on human thermal comfort in a low floor bus has been conducted. Human thermal comfort in a bus depends mainly on air temperature, air velocity, mean radiant temperature, humidity, and direct solar flux, as well as the level of activity and thermal properties of clothing. The paper presents the velocity and temperature distribution, Predicted Mean Vote (PMV) and Predicted Percentage of Dissatisfied (PPD) indices for the driver and passengers.


CFD;Low floor bus;PMV;PPD;Thermal comfort


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