Reinterpretation of a thermal environment evaluation index “standard effective temperature (SET)”
JI Wenjie1,2, DU Heng3, ZHU Yingxin2, CAO Bin2, LIAN Zhiwei3, LIU Shuli1, YANG Changzhi4
1. School of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China; 2. School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China; 3. School of Design, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China; 4. School of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China
Abstract：The standard effective temperature (SET) is an evaluation index based on the two-node thermal physiological model which has been widely used to evaluate thermal comfort. However, the SET is often misused due to misunderstanding the SET equivalent standard environment and differences in some key parameters. This study summarizes the development of the SET index and then reinterprets this index based on Gagge's definition in the 1986 version to correct the misunderstanding of the standard SET environment. In addition, the equivalent standard environment parameters vary with the metabolic rate. The SET calculational method is revised here to correct these problems with guidelines for future applications of the SET index.
纪文杰, 杜衡, 朱颖心, 曹彬, 连之伟, 刘淑丽, 杨昌智. 对热环境评价指标“标准有效温度SET”的重新解读[J]. 清华大学学报（自然科学版）, 2022, 62(2): 331-338.
JI Wenjie, DU Heng, ZHU Yingxin, CAO Bin, LIAN Zhiwei, LIU Shuli, YANG Changzhi. Reinterpretation of a thermal environment evaluation index “standard effective temperature (SET)”. Journal of Tsinghua University(Science and Technology), 2022, 62(2): 331-338.
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