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2. A Brief History of Thermal Comfort: From Effective Temperature to Adaptive Thermal Comfort

Author : Kristian Fabbri

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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

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Abstract

The study of Thermal Comfort was born in the early decades of the twentieth century, with the studies of A. P. Gagge to resolve particular problems due to stressful situations in the workplace. The postwar period and in the seventies, with P. O. Fanger and other researchers, marked the study as a real discipline. This chapter is a brief history of the discipline that studies Thermal Comfort.

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Metadata
Title
A Brief History of Thermal Comfort: From Effective Temperature to Adaptive Thermal Comfort
Author
Kristian Fabbri
Copyright Year
2024
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-52610-7_2