A procedure for deriving thermal transfer functions for walls from hot-box test results

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20377633
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-568
Physical description32 p.
SubjectHeat performance
AbstractA guarded hot-box is used t o determine the U-value of a wall specimen a t two different mean temperatures. With the hot side temperature held constant, the cold side temperature is varied at a constant rate during the transition between the two steady-state conditions. The results of this test are used to determine three time constants of the wall, which are then used to calculate the coefficients of the z-transfer function for that wall.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-1918
NPARC number20377633
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Record created2012-07-24
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