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Mattsson, B. och Claesson, J. (2006) *Exploration of a transient method for measurements of airtightness*.

** BibTeX **

@conference{

Mattsson2006,

author={Mattsson, Björn and Claesson, Johan},

title={Exploration of a transient method for measurements of airtightness},

booktitle={Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering. The Third International Building Physics Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 27-31 August 2006},

isbn={0-415-41675-2},

abstract={By measuring the pressure decline in a pressurised air volume from which air is leaking it is possible to determine the air leakage rate as a function of the pressure difference. The leakage rate is proportional to the time derivative of the pressure. The constants of proportionality turns out to depend on the size of the pressurised volume, the ambient pressure, the change in temperature in the bulk volume of the pressurised air and the stiffness of the structure enclosing the pressurised volume. The studies and analyses leading to a final equation relating air leakage to pressure drop is described. It is shown that the very small temperature drop in the bulk air volume has to be accounted for. Initial tests of the method have been performed. The final, quite handy, equation shows good agreement with air leakage rates obtained with theoretical as well as with standard methods.},

year={2006},

keywords={air leakage, airtightness, pressurisation measurements, blower door},

}

** RefWorks **

RT Conference Proceedings

SR Print

ID 24785

A1 Mattsson, Björn

A1 Claesson, Johan

T1 Exploration of a transient method for measurements of airtightness

YR 2006

T2 Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering. The Third International Building Physics Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, 27-31 August 2006

SN 0-415-41675-2

AB By measuring the pressure decline in a pressurised air volume from which air is leaking it is possible to determine the air leakage rate as a function of the pressure difference. The leakage rate is proportional to the time derivative of the pressure. The constants of proportionality turns out to depend on the size of the pressurised volume, the ambient pressure, the change in temperature in the bulk volume of the pressurised air and the stiffness of the structure enclosing the pressurised volume. The studies and analyses leading to a final equation relating air leakage to pressure drop is described. It is shown that the very small temperature drop in the bulk air volume has to be accounted for. Initial tests of the method have been performed. The final, quite handy, equation shows good agreement with air leakage rates obtained with theoretical as well as with standard methods.

LA eng

OL 30