Modeling Two- and Three- Dimensional heat Transfer Through Composite Wall and Roof Assemblies in Transient Energy Simulation Programs (1145-TRP)


List of Figures

Figure 3.1 Model Development Flowchart
Figure 4.1 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for the wood-framed wall system assemblies
Figure 4.2 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for the 2x4 steel stud system wall assemblies
Figure 4.3 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for the 2x6 steel stud system wall assemblies
Figure 4.4 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for the ICF wall
Figure 4.5 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for sandwich walls
Figure 4.6 Dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for concrete blocks wall assemblies
Figure 5.1 Comparison of the dimensionless response factors, RXn and RYn, for the 3-D model and equivalent wall; 2x4 wood stud wall
Figure 5.2 Daily course of the sol-air temperature Tes, used for test calculations of the heat flux; Te the outdoor temperature
Figure 5.3 Comparison of the heat flux simulation results using three methods for the 2x4 wood-framed system clear wall
Figure 5.4 Comparison of the heat flux simulation results using three methods for the corner; 2x4 wood-framed wall system
Figure 5.5 Comparison of the heat flux simulation results using three methods for the 2x6 steel-stud wall with 1-in EPS and brick
Figure 5.6 Comparison of the heat flux simulation results using three methods for the insulated concrete blocks
Figure 6.1 Whole-House Model
Figure 6.2 Sample Building Elevation
Figure 6.3 Building Sections with Overlapping 3-D Effects

PART I   |   Executive Summary   |   Acknowledgements   |   Figures   |   Tables   |   Introduction   |   Identification of Common Details   |   Methodology   |   Results   |   Validation   |   Equivalent Wall Model Methodology   |   Conclusions    |   Nomenclature   |   References   |   Appendix   |   PART II - RESULTS   |   Roofs+Walls Home

Oak Ridge National Labs and Polish Academy of Sciences
Updated July 11, 2001