What is an effective temperature?
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Effective temperature

Effective temperature is not an actual temperature in the sense that it can be measured by a thermometer.

The effectice temperature ($ET^*$) defines as that index which correlates combined effect of air temperature,relative humidity and air velocity on the human body.

Factors Affecting Effective Temperature

  • Climatic and seasonal differences
  • Clothing
  • Age and sex
  • Duration of stay
  • Kind of activity
  • Density of occupants
  • Air velocity
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