SRM UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN Course Code : ARE 0201 Course Title : CLIMATOLOGY Year & Semester : B.Tech – Architectural Engineering - II year, III semester Course time : Odd semester (July- Dec 2012) Location : Architecture Department Faculty Details: Name of the Staff Sec. Office Office Hours Mail ID JAWAHAR BENAZIR Arch 8.45 AM – 4.00 A email@example.com S.H.R Dept PMREQUIRED TEXT BOOKO.H. Koenigsberger, Manual of Tropical housing and building – Climatic Design, Orient Longman, Chennai, 1975.REFERENCE BOOKS1. M .Evans – Housing, Climate & Comfort , Architectural Press, London ,1980.2. E.Schild & M.Finbow – Environmental Physics in construction & its Applicationin Architectural Design, granadar , London, 1983. B.Givoni - Man, Climate & Architecture, Applied Science, Essex 1982.4. Donald Watson & Kenneth labs – Climatic Design – Mcgraw hill NewYork1983.5. A.Konya- Design Primer for Hot Climates, Architectural Press, London, 1980.OBJECTIVES: In order to equip the students with the scientific background required to design climate responsive buildings, a clear understanding of the various climate
elements - Radiation, air temperature, humidity and wind speed as tools of design is intended. It also includes the articulation of the building into its various components in response to the above mentioned climatic elements.TENTATIVE TEST DATES Cycle Test-I : As per schedule Cycle Test-II : As per schedule Model Examination : As per scheduleTEST PORTIONS Cycle Test-I : 1st & 2nd Units Cycle Test-II : 3rd & 4th Units Model Examination : All five UnitsASSESSMENT DETAILS Cycle Test-I : 15 marks Cycle Test-II : 15 marks Model Examination : 20 marks Course outcome Program outcomeStudents will gain knowledge The program helps them to realize the importanceabout the Global Climatic and influence of Climate while designing afactors, Thermal comfort building. It provides the student the application offactors, Design of solar a synoptic climatological approach andshading devices etc., and its environmental analysis to any design and derivingapplication in Climatic Design. at innovative solutions for designs. DETAILED SESSION PLAN ASSIGNMENSESSION TOPICS TO BE COVERED T /TEST EXAMINATION CYCLE TEST I 1-2 UNIT 1: CLIMATE &THERMAL COMFORT MODEL Global climatic factors 3 Elements of climate 4 Classification & characteristics of tropical climates
5 Site climate 6 Thermal balance of the human body 7 Thermal comfort indices 8 Effective temperature, CET, comfort zone 9 Calculation of over-heated &under heated periods.10-12 UNIT 2: SOLAR GEOMETRY &DESIGN OF SUNSHADING DEVICES Apparent movement of the sun, sun path diagrams (solar chart) 13 Solar angles, Shadow angles, solar shading masks. etc14-16 Exercises on plotting isopleth, transfer of isopleth to solar chart, fitting a shading mask over the overheated period17-18 Design of sun shading devices for different orientations. 19 Discussion of Cycle Test I Question Paper & Review of Answer Scripts 20 UNIT 3: PRINCIPLES OF THERMAL DESIGN IN BUILDINGS Thermal quantities – heat flow rate, conductivity (k–value ) & resistivity 21 Conductance through a multi-layered body, surface conductance 22 Transmittance – calculation of U- value 23 Convection, Radiation, concept of sol-air temperature & solar gain factor 24 Exercises on heat loss & heat gain in building assuming steady state assumption (thermal balance equation). 25 Periodic heat flow in building – time lag & decrement factor & its application in selection of appropriate materials for walls & roof. 26 Effect of Insulation & cavity on time lag & its practical use 27 Exercises on achieving the required indoor temperature by varying the components of composite materials according to the U values. 28- UNIT 4: VENTILATION & DAY LIGHTING 29 Functions of ventilation – stack effect due to the thermal forces, wind velocity – wind rose diagram, wind pressure.
30- Air movement through building &around buildings 31 32 Factors affecting indoor air flow , wind shadow etc. 33- The nature of light , its transmission , reflection 34 35 colored light, the Munsell system 36 Photometric quantities – illumination, day lighting prediction – the daylight design graph. 37 Discussion of Cycle Test 2 Question Paper & Review of Answer Scripts38- UNIT 5: DESIGN FOR CLIMATIC TYPES 40 Building design & lay out planning consideration for warm humid Climate 41 Building design & lay out planning consideration for hot dry Climate 42 Building design & lay out planning consideration for composite Climate 43 Building design & lay out planning consideration for tropical upland Climate 44 Climatic data sets – analysis – climate graph – the Mahoney tables & its recommended specification. 45 Exercises on design of small buildings for various climates.Staff in Charge Dean / ArchAr. S.H.R.JAWAHAR BENAZIR Prof.M.THIRUMENI