INNOVATION OF BUILDING DESIGN BASED ON PREDICTED MEAN VOTE (PMV) INDEX FOR INCREASING HUMAN COMFORT

Sugiono Sugiono




Abstract


Concerning towards the quality of air comfort and safety to pedestrians in the University area should be increased as Indonesia economics booming. The objective of this study is to investigate and then to evaluate the distribution of thermal comfort at the University of Brawijaya, Malang. The research is started with study literature and early survey to collect all information of building layout and building shape at the University of Brawijaya. The information is used to create a 3D model in CAD software. The model is simulated to measure the PMV factors of air temperature, relative humidity and air speed in some locations. The two scenarios of maintaining the predicted mean vote (PMV) is presented by designing the new building based on air foil shape dimension to keep the wind speed in higher value for pedestrian and by putting the water pool in front of the building to increase the air temperature. As a result, the air foil based design is capable to reduce PMV index in average 0.4 scale and pool design is only reducing PMV index level in 0.001 scale


Keywords


Thermal comfort; PMV index; CFD; building design; CAD

References


Bridger, R.S. (2003). Introduction to Ergonomics, Taylor & Francis, London.

Khalid, S. et al. (2013). Assement of Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Urban Microclimate in Hot Arid Areas, 13th CIBPSA, Chambery, France.

Yayi, A. (2012). Comfort Temperature or the Low-Income Group in a Hot-Humid Climate, Proceeding of 7th Windsor Conference, London UK.

Greenslade, E. et al. (1997). Extremes of Temperature, The Occupational Safety and Health Service, Dept of labour, Wellington, New Zealand.

Koch-Neilsen & Holger (2002). Stay Cool: A Design Guide for the Built Environment in Hot Climates. Earthscan Publications.

Stanton et.al. (2005). Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods. CRC Press.

Fadl, M. S. (2013). CFD Simulation for Wind Comfort and Safety in Urban Area: A case Study of Coventry University Central Campus, International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 2(2).

Treeck V. C. (2006). Towards Interactive Indoor Thermal Comfort Simulation, ECCOMAS CFD 2006, Netherland.

Tsuyoshi, H. (2009). Thermal Comfprt in Outdoor Environment, Global Environment Research 43-47, Japan.

Varkute S. N. & Maurya, R.S. (2013). CFD Simulation in Township Planing – A Cas Study, International Journal of Computational Engineering Reserch, 3(3).


Full Text: PDF

Template DIMENSI

The Journal is published by The Institute of Research & Community Outreach - Petra Christian University. It available online supported by Directorate General of Higher Education - Ministry of National Education - Republic of Indonesia.

©All right reserved 2016.Dimensi, ISSN: 0126-219X, e-ISSN: 2338-7858

 

shopify visitor statistics
View My Stats




Copyright © Research Center Web-Dev Team