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Integration and Evaluation of Individual Thermal Comfort Zones in a German ICE Long-Distance Train

Schmeling, Daniel and Schiepel, Daniel and Konstantynov, Mykhailo and Kühn, Matthias and Lucas, Julian and Berlitz, Tim and Jäckle, Marcel and Goerke, Panja and Zierke, Oliver and Donner, Sylvio and Parise, Riccardo and Friedrich, Ernst and Apitius, Marcus (2022) Integration and Evaluation of Individual Thermal Comfort Zones in a German ICE Long-Distance Train. WCRR 2022, 06.-10. Juni 2022, Birmingham, UK.

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Abstract

With the “Demonstrator for Innovations in Passenger Comfort and Air-Conditioning” (DIRK) research facility we provide a stationary test facility for the development of innovations in travel comfort and air-conditioning systems of rail vehicles. Component tests can be carried out in an almost realistic environment without the risk and expense of testing on a moving train. Seat heating devices and infrared (IR) panels will be installed for 24 selected places, providing an individual control of heat release by personal mobile devices. During the tests, the mean temperature in the compartment (Tic) will be controlled and all energy consumptions (HVAC and additional systems) will be recorded. For the objective determination of the thermal comfort we use calibrated thermal manikins and comfort measurement systems providing the body segment-wise resolved equivalent temperature and PMV/PPD (EN14505-2). Additionally, subject tests with 80 volunteers including questionnaires on their personnel comfort evaluation will be performed for well-defined conditions (baseline, decreased compartment temperature, individual control of the panels and pre-defined settings). Based on the test campaign, we will be able to evaluate objective and subjective thermal comfort as well as the HVAC energy demand. Accompanying computational fluid dynamics (CFD) including thermal comfort models in a 6-row segment of the ICE carriage with IR-heating elements serves as an additional design and evaluation tool.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/142131/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Integration and Evaluation of Individual Thermal Comfort Zones in a German ICE Long-Distance Train
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Schmeling, DanielDaniel.Schmeling (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2712-9974
Schiepel, Danieldaniel.schiepel (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3703-3514
Konstantynov, MykhailoMikhail.Konstantinov (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kühn, MatthiasDeutsche Bahn Systemtechnik GmbHUNSPECIFIED
Lucas, JulianDeutsche Bahn Systemtechnik GmbHUNSPECIFIED
Berlitz, TimDeutsche Bahn Systemtechnik GmbHUNSPECIFIED
Jäckle, MarcelDeutsche Bahn Systemtechnik GmbHUNSPECIFIED
Goerke, PanjaPanja.Goerke (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0340-388X
Zierke, OliverOliver.Zierke (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0763-3372
Donner, SylvioSylvio.Donner (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Parise, Riccardoriccardo.parise (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0678-3336
Friedrich, ErnstDeutsche Bahn AGUNSPECIFIED
Apitius, MarcusDeutsche Bahn AGUNSPECIFIED
Date:7 June 2022
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:DIRK, ICE, thermal comfort, individual comfort, infrared heating, seat heating, energy demand
Event Title:WCRR 2022
Event Location:Birmingham, UK
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:06.-10. Juni 2022
Organizer:RSSB and University of Birmingham
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Rail Transport
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V SC Schienenverkehr
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - NGT BIT
Location: Berlin-Adlershof , Göttingen , Hamburg
Institutes and Institutions:Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Ground Vehicles
Institute of Aerospace Medicine > Aviation and Space Psychology
Institute of Vehicle Concepts > Vehicle Energy Concepts
Deposited By: Schmeling, Dr Daniel
Deposited On:29 Jun 2022 14:51
Last Modified:20 Dec 2022 18:17

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