Building Physics: Heat, Air and Moisture

Hens, Hugo

Building Physics: Heat, Air and Moisture

Fundamentals and Engineering Methods with Examples and Exercises. (incl. E-BOOK as PDF)

3., revised Edition - September 2017
  • ca 330 pages
  • ca 49 figures
  • ca 63 tables
  • Softcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03199-5

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Building physics combines heat and mass transfer, building acoustics, lighting, indoor air quality and energy efficiency, and has a true impact on energy performance and serviceability. This volume focuses on heat, air, moisture transfer. With examples. (Package: Print + ePDF)

About the author

Dr. Ir. Hugo S.L.C. Hens is an emeritus professor of the University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium. Till 1972, he worked as a structural engineer and site supervisor at a medium-sized architectural office. In 1975, after defending his PhD thesis, he started the building physics research unit within the Faculty of Engineering of the university. He taught building physics from 1975 to 2003, performance based building design from 1975 to 2005 and building services from 1975 to 1977 and 1990 to 2008. He has authored and co-authored approx. 70 peer-reviewed journal papers and 170 conference papers, has helped to manage hundreds of building damage cases and acted as coordinator of the CIB W40 working group on Heat and Mass Transfer in Buildings from 1983 till 1993. Between 1986 and 2008, he was operating agent of the Annexes 14, 24, 32 and 41 of the International Energy Agency's EXCO on Energy in Buildings and Communities. He is a fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).

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