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A Study on the design of windows and window modifications on indoor thermal comforts in Sri Lankan...

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dc.contributor.author Somarathne, T
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-11T08:26:42Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-11T08:26:42Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/1080
dc.description.abstract Windows have a major effect on the internal environment, owing to the many different functions they perform. a window can be defined as an opening in the side of a building envelope by which make the interaction between the interior and exterior and exterior environment. The interactions that take place are the factors of light, wind, radiant heat gain, views, sounds etc. Windows like other building elements, usually contain adjustable elements and are composed of a number of layers, which perform different functions. The walls, floor and ceiling define a space (by define a space) by enclosing it. Size and distribution of its opening will influence the degree of enclosure and the quality of space. This determining factors for the quality of the space are propotion, scale, degree of enclosure etc. As mentioned before the degree of enclosure, light and views are controlled by the windows.
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject ARCHITECTURE-Thesis ; ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN ; CLIMATE:& ARCHITECTURE ; HEAT ; WINDOWS
dc.title A Study on the design of windows and window modifications on indoor thermal comforts in Sri Lankan...
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 2000
dc.identifier.accno 74085 en_US


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