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Undisturbed ground temperature in Melbourne

Sheikh Khaleduzzaman Shah, Lu Aye, Behzad Rismanchi, AKM Sadrul Islam (ed.), M Ruhul Amin (ed.), Mohammad Ali (ed.)

8TH BSME INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THERMAL ENGINEERING | AIP Publishing | Published : 2019

Abstract

The ground surface temperature changes with the diurnal cycle of solar radiation and ambient air temperature. However, the amplitude of the ground temperature variation diminishes with the increase of the depth of the ground and after a certain depth of the ground, it becomes almost constant, where is termed "undisturbed ground temperature (UGT)". At this depth, the seasonal changes of solar radiation and ambient air temperature changes will no longer affect onground temperature. It is one of the important parameters for designing of the ground heat exchangers and building energy analyses. In this study ground temperatures at various depths in Melbourne were investigated using a 40 m deep bo..

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Funding Acknowledgements

Sheikh Khaleduzzaman Shah would like to thank The University of Melbourne, Australia for providing a Melbourne Research Scholarship Award.