Hygrothermal modelling benchmark: Comparison of hygIRC simulation results with full scale experiment results (Report to research consortium for wood and wood-hybrid mid-rise buildings)

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/21274575
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleClient Report; no. A1-100035-03.6
Physical description22 p.
Subjecthygrothermal simulations; wood construction; mid-rise buildings
AbstracthygIRC 1D and 2D are hygrothermal simulation models developed at NRC Construction. hygIRC 1D is a one-dimensional version of hygIRC 2D. The objective of the task described in this report was to compare the results derived from the use the hygrothermal simulation models hygIRC 1D and hygIRC 2D to the results of a laboratory experiment (conducted as part of Task 5) to measure the drying rate of a specific wall assembly when subjected to nominally steady state conditions in an environmental chamber. The intended outcome was to duplicate the laboratory results as closely as possible as a means of benchmarking the simulation models both of which were subsequently used as part of the parametric simulation task (Task 6).
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationConstruction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberRR-378
NPARC number21274575
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Record created2015-03-17
Record modified2016-10-03
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