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|Title:||Energy saving through urban design : a microclimatic approach / Mohamed M. El Nahas.|
|Author:||Nahas, Mohamed M. El|
|School/Discipline:||Dept. of Architecture|
|Abstract:||This thesis investigates the impact on residential energy use for climate control or urban design variables, such as building density, spacing and orientation. Energy use for heating/cooling is predicted in a range of urban configurations that are compatible with the following objectives: wind shelter and solar access in winter and urban ventilation and shading in summer.|
|Dissertation Note:||Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Adelaide, Dept. of Architecture, 1997?|
|Subject:||City planning Simulation methods.|
Architecture and energy conservation.
Urban heat island.
|Description:||Bibliography: p. 133-144.|
x, 170 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
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