Chapter 1. Heat Transfer in Building Elements

  1. C.P. Underwood Reader1 and
  2. F.W.H. Yik Professor2

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758533.ch1

Modelling Methods for Energy in Buildings

Modelling Methods for Energy in Buildings

How to Cite

Underwood, C.P. and Yik, F.W.H. (2004) Heat Transfer in Building Elements, in Modelling Methods for Energy in Buildings, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758533.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of the Built Environment, University of Northumbria at Newcastle

  2. 2

    Department of Building Services Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059362

Online ISBN: 9780470758533

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Keywords:

  • heat transfer;
  • building elements;
  • mass transfer;
  • external walls;
  • roofs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Heat and mass transfer processes in buildings

  • Heat transfer through external walls and roofs

  • Analytical methods for solving the one-dimensional transient heat conduction equation

  • Lumped capacitance methods

  • Heat transfer through glazing