Academic Staff and Fellows
- ABUKU Masaru
- Associate Professor PhD
- Department/Architecture Graduate school/Environmental Engineering
We research the comfort, energy efficiency, and durability of buildings.
|Research Area||Building Physics|
|Research Interests||Research on heat and moisture characteristics of buildings|
(1)M. Abuku, H. Janssen, J. Poesen, S. Roels. 2009. Impact, absorption and evaporation of raindrops on building facades, Building and Environment 44(1), 113-124.
(2)M. Abuku, H. Janssen, S. Roels. 2009. Impact of wind-driven rain on historic brick wall buildings in a moderately cold and humid climate: numerical analyses of mould growth risk, indoor climate and energy consumption, Energy and Buildings 41(1), 101-110.
(3)M. Abuku, B. Blocken, S. Roels. 2009. Moisture response of building facades to wind-driven rain: comparison of field measurements and numerical simulations, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics 97(5-6), 197-207.
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|Katholieke Universiteit Leuven|
Laboratory of Environmental Engineering in Architecture