Systematic Architectural Design for Optimal Wind Energy Generation is an essential reference for students of architecture at all levels, professional architects, as well as readers interested in green building design, renewable energy, and sustainability studies that pave the way towards proactive environment-friendly solutions.
An objective focus of the Book is on architectural forms are presented, including the role of the form in optimizing wind energy conversion and the negative effects of wind on certain forms.
It is a convenient orientation on the aerodynamic architectural forms in buildings for optimizing wind energy conversion processes. Chapters of the book cover the basics of wind energy generation and building design that make them more conducive for generating wind power, and in line with sustainable energy design goals
About the Editor:
Abdel Rahman Elbakheit
Dr Elbakheit is an associate professor at the Department of Architecture and Building Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a registered consultant in sustainable architectural design, majoring in photovoltaic and wind turbine integration into buildings. He has numerous publications in international refereed journals, Clarivate Analytics listed journals, and scientific conferences about solar and wind technologies, integration into buildings, toll buildings’ sustainable design, natural lighting, energy efficiency, passive systems, and other sustainability issues. He has obtained first prizes in international design and academic competitions.
Sustainable building design, Aerodynamic, Wind Energy Optimization, Architectural Forms, Venturi effect, Bernoulli effect, Energy harvesting, capacity factor
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