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A review on thermal comfort assessment in Malaysian industries

Ahmad Rasdan, Ismail and Karagaratnana, Shashi Kumar S. A. and Rozli, Zulkifli and Baba, M. Deros and Mohd Nizam A., Rahman (2012) A review on thermal comfort assessment in Malaysian industries. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering), 59 (2). pp. 7-11. ISSN 0127-9696 (print); 2180-3722 (online)

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Abstract

In this world of advanced technology, many global organizations are realizing that the importance of their worker’s comfort level towards their performance in order to be competitive. The studies in thermal comfort allow enhancing the understanding the importance of working environment among workers and occupants from various fields. This paper is focuses on reviews of the recent studies on thermal comfort assessments at the industries in Malaysia. The findings from other researchers’ thermal comfort assessments at worldwide also reviewed together. This review would help the researchers, academicians and practitioners to take a closer look on how environmental factors affect human performance in industries and help to enhance the awareness on human comfort among all Malaysians.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thermal sensation; comfort; productivity; PMV; PPD
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2020 02:16
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2020 02:16
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/26943
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