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Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323, 01/2020, Volume 168, p. 106475
Sky View Factor (SVF) is a commonly used indicator of urban geometry. The availability of street-level SVF measurements has been fairly limited due to the high... 
Sky view factor | Tree view factor | Urban environment | Google street view | Building view factor | End users | Learning algorithms | Urban areas | Machine learning | Byproducts | Data processing | Workflow | Photographs | Remote sensing | Urban environments | Geographic information systems
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Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323, 2011, Volume 46, Issue 3, pp. 621 - 634
Urban climate can have severe impacts on people who use outdoor spaces within a city. In its essence, urban climate is directly linked to the configuration of... 
Sky-view factor | Air quality | ENVI-met | Thermal comfort | Urban planning | CANYON GEOMETRY | Sky view factor | HEAT-ISLAND | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | ENVI met | TEMPERATURE | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Air pollution | Computer-generated environments | Computer simulation | Analysis | Urban climatology | Climate | Comfort | Brazil | Outdoor | Dispersions | Streets
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Building and Environment, ISSN 0360-1323, 10/2017, Volume 123, pp. 390 - 403
This paper developed a new methodology for evaluating the visible sky ratio of a vertical building surface. A visible sky ratio is based on a surface viewpoint... 
Visible sky ratio | uVSF | Sky View Factor (SVF) | Universal Visible Sky Factor | SkyEF | VSC | VIEW FACTOR | URBAN | ENVIRONMENT | APARTMENTS | DAYLIGHT ILLUMINANCE | IRRADIATION | ISOVISTS | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL | Sky View Factor (SW) | OPENNESS | BUILDINGS | GEOMETRY | Architecture | Analysis | Methods
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IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, ISSN 1949-3029, 10/2017, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp. 1601 - 1608
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 11/2013, Volume 97, pp. 332 - 341
[Display omitted] •Method to determine solar potential of an urban landscape.•Takes into account both roofs and facades.•Digital elevation model from LiDAR... 
Sky view factor | Urban landscape | Facades | Solar radiation | Photovoltaic potential | ENERGY & FUELS | RADIATION | Solar energy
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Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, ISSN 0927-0248, 09/2019, Volume 200, p. 109934
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Energy Conversion and Management, ISSN 0196-8904, 09/2018, Volume 171, pp. 1514 - 1528
•Control and diagnosis oriented modelling of SOFC systems.•View-factors-based modeling of radiative heat transfer.•Modeling of thermal exchanges within SOFC... 
Integrated system module | Control and diagnosis | Heat exchange | Solid oxide fuel cell | View factors | Dynamic modeling | ENERGY & FUELS | VALIDATION | SIMULATION | MECHANICS | THERMODYNAMICS | LOAD CHANGE | HYBRID SYSTEMS | SOFC
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International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, ISSN 0017-9310, 05/2019, Volume 134, pp. 1091 - 1100
•Immersed volume method for modeling surface radiation.•Monolithic solid and fluid approach.•Surface-to-surface calculations on immersed domains.•Level-set... 
Surface radiation | LevelSet | Natural convection | Monolithic approach | View factors | Interface reconstruction | VIEW-FACTORS | HEAT-TRANSFER | CONVECTION | CAVITY | FORMULATION | ENGINEERING, MECHANICAL | MECHANICS | THERMODYNAMICS | SIMULATIONS | Finite element method | Algorithms | Heat exchange | Free convection | Heat transfer | Mechanics | Physics
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 09/2013, Volume 95, pp. 376 - 391
► Estimation of background diffuse irradiance under orthogonally obstructed sky. ► Anisotropic factors of four sky sectors to points on vertical surfaces. ►... 
Anisotropic factor algebra | Obstructed anisotropic sky | Relations between anisotropic view factors | Background diffuse irradiance | Infinite geometry | Anisotropic view factor | MODELS | ENERGY & FUELS | SOLAR-RADIATION | Anisotropy | Algebra
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Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 02/2016, Volume 114, pp. 2 - 19
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Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, ISSN 1062-7995, 04/2018, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp. 273 - 280
The diffuse radiation collected by PV modules is coupled with a view‐factor of the module to sky, which varies across the module surface in multiple‐row... 
view‐factor to sky | current mismatch | diffuse irradiation | I‐V curve steps | view-factor to sky | I-V curve steps | CELLS | PHYSICS, APPLIED | ARRAY | ENERGY & FUELS | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | MONTE-CARLO METHOD | SIMULATION | PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS | SOLAR | Solar cells | Reduction | Parameters | Photovoltaic cells | Computer simulation | Avalanches | Diffuse radiation | Solar flux | Strings
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International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, ISSN 2010-1325, 12/2018, Volume 26, Issue 4
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Automation in Construction, ISSN 0926-5805, 03/2012, Volume 22, pp. 90 - 101
This study is an exploration of the relationship between density, built form typologies and their respective environmental qualities. A methodology was... 
Sky view factor | Precinct | Urban street block | Environmental performance | Typology | Density | Sky exposure factor | VIEW-FACTORS | FORM | CITIES | HEAT-ISLAND | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | GASOLINE CONSUMPTION | CLIMATE | Case studies | Environmental aspects | Environmental auditing | Comparative analysis
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Remote Sensing, ISSN 2072-4292, 02/2011, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp. 398 - 415
Remote sensing has become the most important data source for the digital elevation model (DEM) generation. DEM analyses can be applied in various fields and... 
Sky-view factor | Visualization | Digital elevation model | Relief mapping | Analytical hill-shading | visualization | sky-view factor | digital elevation model | CANYON | TERRAIN | AIR | AMBIENT OCCLUSION | RADIATION | REMOTE SENSING | TEMPERATURE | MODELS | SURFACE | RUNOFF | relief mapping | analytical hill-shading | MAP
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 11/2016, Volume 138, pp. 53 - 66
•Urban layout is a key parameter in modifying solar availability in real urban forms.•Solar availability on ground and façades is affected by different layout... 
Sky view factor | Urban form | Urban geometry | Density | Solar availability
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Building Research & Information: Urban form, density & microclimate, ISSN 0961-3218, 11/2018, Volume 46, Issue 8, pp. 881 - 898
The radiant environment in open spaces is very sensitive to the surrounding built form, which determines their openness to the sky and exposure to the sun.... 
solar absorption | urban form | urban geometry | urban heat island | density | urban design | microclimates | Sky View Factor (SVF) | urban fabric | SKY VIEW FACTOR | DESIGN | SRI-LANKA | FORM | HOT | HEAT-ISLAND | OUTDOOR THERMAL COMFORT | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | MEAN RADIANT TEMPERATURE | CLIMATE | Geometry | Open spaces | Cities | Urban areas | Insolation
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Kung Cheng Je Wu Li Hsueh Pao/Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, ISSN 0253-231X, 06/2017, Volume 38, Issue 6, pp. 1268 - 1273
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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 02/2016, Volume 54, pp. 1002 - 1017
The number of hot days is increasing in many parts of the world because of the heat island phenomenon and global climate change. High air temperature greatly... 
Urban geometry | Urban greening | Pedestrian thermal comfort | SKY VIEW FACTOR | QUANTITATIVE-EVALUATION | GREEN & SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | H