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Titre du Document
Non-linear thermal optimization and design improvement of a new internal light concrete multi-holed brick walls by FEM
Auteur(s)
DEL COZ DIAZ J. J. ; GARCIA NIETO P. J. ; SUAREZ SIERRA J. L. ; ...
Résumé
The aim of this work was carried out the optimization and numerical study by the finite element method of internal hollow bricks walls in order to determine the best candidate brick from the thermal point of view. With respect to the energy saving for housing and industrial structures, there is also a great interest in light building materials with good physical and thermal behaviors, which fulfills all thermal requirements of the new CTE Spanish rule. The conduction, convection and radiation phenomena are taking into account in this study for six different types of bricks varying the material conductivity obtained from five experimental tests. Mathematically, the non-linearity is due to the radiation boundary condition inside the inner recesses of the bricks. Optimization of the walls is carried out from the finite element analysis of the new hollow brick geometries by means of the average mass overall thermal efficiency and the equivalent thermal conductivity. Based on the previous thermal analysis and the optimization procedure described in this paper, the best candidate was chosen and then a full 1.22 x 0.23 x 1.05 m wall made of these bricks was simulated for fifteen different compositions. The main variables influencing the thermal conductivity of these walls are illustrated for different concrete and mortar properties and the temperature distribution is shown for some typical configurations. Finally, in order to select the appropriate wall satisfying the CTE requiremen
Editeur
Elsevier
Identifiant
ISSN : 1359-4311
Source
Applied thermal engineering A. 2008, vol. 28, n° 8-9, pp. 1090-1100 [11 pages] [bibl. : 18 ref.]
Langue
Anglais
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