Author: Ye, Yang
Title: Characterizing the mix-use type demand problems for high-rise residential drainage networks
Degree: M.Eng.
Year: 2011
Subject: Drainage, House.
Sewage disposal.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University -- Dissertations
Department: Department of Building Services Engineering
Pages: viii, 143 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Abstract: When designing the water supply and drainage systems in a building, the flow rate is considered as a key factor in the steps of the design. The Hunter method and the fixture unit approach are commonly used for the estimation of the probable maximum simultaneous flow rate with a certain probability in the networks in buildings. While the Monte Carlo simulation was introduced. The estimation for the proper maximum simultaneous flow rate in high-rise buildings in terms of the flow rate was evaluated by the Hunter method, the fixture unit approach and the Monte Carlo simulation respectively in this study. The results of individual appliance obtained by the Hunter method and the total flow rate for the mix-type appliances by using the fixture unit approach were compared with the results got in the Monte Carlo simulation. There was a deviation among the results obtained in these methods. The results by using the fixture unit approach would be larger than the results by using the Monte Carlo simulation at small number of installations, but it would be smaller than the flow rate obtained in the Monte Carlo simulation when the amount of the appliances installed increased. The results in all the three methods were recommended to taken into consideration in design.
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