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Author Zawidzki, Machi,
Title Discrete optimization in architecture : building envelope / Machi Zawidzki.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, [2016]
2017

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Series SpringerBriefs in architectural design and technology, 2199-580X
SpringerBriefs in architectural design and technology,. 2199-580X
Subject Architectural design -- Mathematical models.
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Series SpringerBriefs in architectural design and technology, 2199-580X
SpringerBriefs in architectural design and technology,. 2199-580X
Subject Architectural design -- Mathematical models.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 121 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents Preface; Contents; Acronyms; Part I What is Building Envelope?; 1 The Skin of a Building; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The Role of Daylighting; 1.2.1 The Outside View; 1.2.2 Smart Windows; 1.3 Comparison with Skin; 1.4 The Arab World Institute; References; Part II Dynamic Shading; 2 Cellular Automaton-Based Shading System (CASS); 2.1 Cellular Automata; 2.2 Why Cellular Automata to Drive Shading of a Building Envelope?; 2.3 Are Cellular Automata Organic?; 2.4 CASS in Regular Tessellations; 2.5 Definitions of CASS Parameters; 2.5.1 Boundary Conditions; 2.5.2 The Sequence of Initial Conditions (SIC).
2.5.3 Quantitative Evaluation of a CA Pattern2.6 Optimization of CASH; 2.6.1 Ideal SIC by Backtracking; 2.6.2 Implementation of Evolutionary Algorithms (EA); 2.6.3 Discussion; 2.7 One-Dimensional Cellular Automata Applied on Surfaces; 2.7.1 Elementary Cellular Automata for CASS; 2.7.2 The Original CA for Shading (CASH); 2.7.3 Four Semi-totalistic Siblings of CASH; 2.7.4 Totalistic Siblings of CASH; 2.7.5 Half-Distance Cellular Automata; 2.7.6 Higher Order Cellular Automata; 2.8 Robustness of CASS; 2.8.1 Permanent Malfunction of a Single Cell in IC; 2.8.2 Electric Failure; References.
3 Polarized Film Shading System in Regular Grids (PFSS)3.1 Dihedral Rotations; 3.2 Topological Properties of Grids and Neighborhoods; 3.3 Examples of PFSS in Regular Grids; 3.3.1 Square Grid (PFSSSQ); 3.3.2 Hexagonal Grid; 3.3.3 Triangular Grid (PFSST); References; 4 Two-Dimensional Triangular Cellular Automata on Surfaces; 4.1 From Triangulated Surface to Triangular Cellular Automata (TCA); 4.2 Types of TCAs; 4.3 What Is an Appropriate TCA?; 4.4 Voids in a Mesh; 4.5 Free-Form 3D Surfaces; 4.5.1 Triangulated 3D Mesh; 4.5.2 Totalistic Triangular Cellular Automata (tTCA).
4.5.3 Semi-totalistic Triangular Cellular Automata (stTCA)4.6 Grayness at the Stable State (GS); 4.7 TCA on a Free-Form Surface (FFS); References; 5 Cellular Automaton-Based Shading System Prototypes; 5.1 LC-Based Prototype in Square Grid (CASSLCS); 5.2 Concept of LC-Based Prototype in Triangular Grid (CASSLCT); 5.3 Directly Controlled Shading Based on Polarized Films (PFSS-D); References; Part III Static Shading; 6 Static Solar Shading of a Free-Form Building with Shade-Z; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Shade-Z; 6.2.1 Importing the Geometry and Automated Aperture Detection.
6.2.2 Shading Period Selection6.2.3 Generation of Geometry of the Static Shading in SZ; 6.2.4 SZ for Periods of Days; References; Glossary.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 22, 2016).
ISBN 9789811013911 (electronic bk.)
9811013918 (electronic bk.)
9789811013904 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-10-1391-1
OCLC # 958934164