ITPE TECHNIQUE APPLICATIONS TO TIME-VARYING THREE-DIMENSIONAL GROUND-COUPLING PROBLEMS.
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Approximate analytical solutions for the three-dimensional heat transfer between slab-on-grade floors and rectangular basements under steady-periodic conditions are developed using the Interzone Temperature Profile Estimation method. The slab-on-grade solution is the first analytical slab-on-grade solution which treats the presence of insulation on/under the floor, while the basement solution is the first analytical solution of the time-dependent three-dimensional problem for basements. Solutions are given for the temperature field and expressions are derived for the annual heat losses.
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Krarti, M., Claridge, D. E., & Kreider, J. F.