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Taher Tolou del M, Pournaseri S, Samiee Kashi S. Model of the Effect of Non-Physical Factors on Human Physical Comfort. BSNT. 2020; 10 (2) :95-108
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1- Architecture Department, Architecture & Urban Design Engineering Faculty, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran
2- Architecture Department, Architecture & Urban Design Engineering Faculty, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Tehran, Iran , sa.samieekashi@sru.ac.ir
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Background: Human comfort involves their physical, psychological and mental comfort. There are several factors that may affect human physical comfort; among them luminous, acoustic and thermal comfort can be mentioned. Usually in researches done in the field of human physical comfort, researchers tried to predetermine human perceived comfort by measuring some physical factors, whilst there are also other ones that can affect human comfort and are necessary to be considered.
Aims: The aim of this paper is to determine the non-physical factors that affect human physical comfort. Another aim is to achieve the model of human physical comfort affected by non-physical factors.
Methods: In this paper by conducting a library research, researches done in the field of non-physical factors that affect human physical comfort were investigated and analyzed; in this way that physical comfort evaluation methods for users of a space, factors affecting it, places in which those researches were done and those researches results were classified and analyzed. In this paper, among factors that can affect human physical comfort, luminous comfort, acoustic comfort and thermal comfort were studied. Analysis method was statistical and by modeling charts and defining oriented trend process in previous researches.
Findings and Conclusion: Findings of this paper indicated that human physical comfort in a space can not be predicted only by relying on physical factors that were usually used in comfort-related indicators.
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Article Type: Systematic Review | Subject: Highperformance Architecture
Received: 2019/12/29 | Accepted: 2020/02/29 | Published: 2020/09/20

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