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Thermal and daylighting evaluation of the effect of varying aspect ratios in urban canyons in Curitiba, Brazil
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FIG. 1.

Location of the structural axes of Curitiba.

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Test office.

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Schematic cross section and location of the test office.

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FIG. 4.

Solar path in winter for Curitiba (latitude , longitude ).

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Hours of possible direct solar incidence in the test office in winter.

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Average illuminances in the test office in winter.

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Relation between available daylight and sky view for overcast conditions in winter.

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Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 10 a.m.

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Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 12 noon.

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Minimum illuminance in the test office in winter at 2 p.m.

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FIG. 11.

Heat balance for a N-facing test office ( of 0.33).

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FIG. 12.

Heat balance for a N-facing test office ( of 2).

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FIG. 13.

Heating degree hours for a varying aspect ratio (E-W canyon axis).

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FIG. 14.

Heating degree hours versus sky view factor: (a) S- and (b) N-facing test offices.

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FIG. 15.

Schematic representation of recommended relations for Curitiba’s structural sector.

Tables

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Table I.

relations and calculated sky view factors considered in the daylighting and thermal simulations.

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Table II.

Heating degree hours and variations for an E-W canyon axis.

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Scitation: Thermal and daylighting evaluation of the effect of varying aspect ratios in urban canyons in Curitiba, Brazil
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jrse/1/3/10.1063/1.3153900
10.1063/1.3153900
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