Improvement Measures of Urban Thermal Environment by Hideki TakebayashiImprovement Measures of Urban Thermal Environment by Hideki Takebayashi

Improvement Measures of Urban Thermal Environment

byHideki Takebayashi

Paperback | January 14, 2015

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Maximizing readers' insights into urban and architectural environmental planning with consideration for the thermal environment, this work highlights how various urban heat-island strategies have been developed and their effectiveness in urban areas. Specific measures to combat the urban heat-island phenomenon, including improvement of surface cover, reduction of exhaust heat, improvement of ventilation are summarized and various heat-island measurement technologies, which have been proposed in recent years, are organized systematically based on surface- heat budget and surface boundary layer models. With suggestions for the selection of appropriate heat-island technologies depending on the location, this book elucidates the relationship between the thermal environment and urban block form characteristics. Covering the latest research findings, this book is of interest for all those concerned with environmentally friendly urban and architectural planning.

The author lectures the urban environment planning for students of department of architecture, graduate school of engineering, Kobe University, Japan.
Title:Improvement Measures of Urban Thermal EnvironmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:42 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.02 inPublished:January 14, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319137840

ISBN - 13:9783319137841

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Table of Contents

Outline of urban heat island measure strategy.- Improvement of surface cover.- Reduction of exhaust heat.- Improvement of ventilation.- Conclusions.