Comparison of measured and modelled driving rain data on a historic building with standard assessment methods

A. Kumaraperumal, P.H. Baker, C.H. Sanders, G.H. Galbraith, R.C. McLean

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Abstract

Driving rain is rain that is carried by the wind and driven onto the building envelope (façades and roofs). It is a complex phenomenon of falling raindrops in a turbulent flow of wind around a building. It is one of the important climatological factors which determine long-term use and durability of building envelopes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationResearch in Building Physics and Building Engineering, Proceedings of the 3rd International Building Physics Conference, Montreal
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • building physics
  • building design
  • environmental engineering
  • rain

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