Temperature, Humidity and Comfort

  • Peter Polak
Chapter

Abstract

A typical human has to get rid of 70–150 W of waste heat, preferably without feeling too hot or too cold. The loss is partly via the lungs, which have a large amount of area in contact with air; the rest is via the skin, some by direct con-vective cooling; some by evaporation.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Peter Polak 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Polak

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations