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Title: Heat flow through walls under transient rain conditions
Authors: Wijeysundera, N.E. 
Chou, S.K. 
Jayamaha, S.E.G. 
Issue Date: Oct-1993
Source: Wijeysundera, N.E.,Chou, S.K.,Jayamaha, S.E.G. (1993-10). Heat flow through walls under transient rain conditions. Journal of thermal insulation and building envelopes 17 : 118-141. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The effect of intermittent rain on the heat flow through walls was investigated experimentally. A numerical model was used to interpret the experimental data. The sol-air temperature was modified using a measured evaporation coefficient to account for evaporation following rain; this was determined by separate tests. The cooling effect of rain on a warm wall was accounted for by using the wet-bulb temperature. The effect of the cooling was more significant than the effect of evaporation in predicting the heat flows.
Source Title: Journal of thermal insulation and building envelopes
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/58344
ISSN: 10652744
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