Publisher description for Solar energy at urban scale / edited by Benoit Beckers.


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Measures and models of solar irradiance (satellite observations, territorial and urban ground measurements, sky models, satellite data and urban mock-up); radiative contribution to the urban climate (local heat balance, radiative-aerodynamics coupling, evapotranspiration, Urban Heat Island); light and heat modeling (climate-based daylight modeling, geometrical models of the city, solar radiation modeling for urban environments, thermal simulation methods and algorithms), urban planning (dense cities in temperate climates and in tropical zones, solar potential and solar impact, requirement of solar regulation).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Solar energy.
Urban climatology.
Environmental engineering.
City planning.