Heat and Moisture Transport with Mold Growth Prediction
Application ID: 75741
This tutorial demonstrates how to use the temperature and relative humidity computed by the simulation of heat and moisture transport in an insulated roof as inputs for a mold prediction model. The VTT model for mold growth and decline prediction computes a mold index M by solving an ODE, in which the growth and decline rates depend on the time-dependent temperature and relative humidity in the building material. The Heat and Moisture simulation is detailed in HAMSTAD Benchmark 1: Heat and Moisture Transport in an Insulated Roof.
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