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Old   December 8, 2011, 12:56
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I did a HVAC simulation and the people there was represented by cylinder with temperature fixed in 37.5 degrees. So, how can i know the heat transfer by the people and air in this simulation?

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In post processing select the surfaces which represent the people and do an area integral of heat flux.
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Old   December 15, 2011, 10:51
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Don't take constant temperature for human here
Find the heat out of the body for the case (type of work person doing) for which you are doing HVAC simulation.
Example : It may be basal heat = 90 watts appx. (due to metabolic heat ) for average human radiating heat. Find metabolic heats .

Find heat flux out of the average body for that particular case, take into account the type of work people are doing , + add little resistance from the type of clothing (if u also like accuracy )...................


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